About The Horsley Group

The Horsley Group was founded in 2016 by Chief Warrant Officer (Ret) Derrick Horsley, former Army Human Resources Chief Warrant Officer of the 902nd Military Intelligence Group at Fort Meade, MD.  Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) Horsley is now the President and CEO of the Company.  

The Horsley Group, LLC specializes in transforming businesses through Organizational Leadership by adding value to the employees and the organization.  We offer Business Process Improvement, Coaching, Customer Service, Human Resources, Organizational Leadership, Professional Development, Speaking, Strategic Planning, Teaching, Team Building, and Training to both the government and private sector.  

CWO Horsley gives back to his community by being a mentor and volunteer at both the Boys and Girls Club; and Big Brother & Big Sister.


The Horsley Group works with both government and private sector businesses, developing and implementing leadership strategies that add value to both employees and organizations, helping them reach peak effectiveness


Provide strong leadership skills that empower individuals and organizations to more capably handle change and to thrive and grow in a competitive environment.


Help both the private sector & governmental organizations harness the transformative power of organizational leadership principles. 

About Derrick Horsley

CWO Horsley’s last military assignment was as the Human Resources Officer for the 902nd Military Intelligence Group where he supervised over 20 Human Resources professional employees in a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) that gathered and collected intelligence information to prevent hostile intelligence threats to the U.S. Military Forces. In that capacity, he developed, executed, and implemented over 13 employee policies for promotion, awards, professional development, and training programs, thereby improving efficiency and overall human resource management with 100% accuracy.

While deployed to the Middle East, CWO Horsley was the Chief, Essential Personnel Services Division (G-1) Officer.  He served as one of the Master Project Manager who successfully withdrew millions of dollar worth of equipment and thousands of United States Troops from Iraq on the drawdown date by the President of the United States through the Deployed Theater Accountability System.  He processed over 600 Foreign Officer, Joint and Army Awards for Coalition Forces and screened over 100 Department of Army-Wide Centralized Promotion Selection Board Results for both Officer and Senior Enlisted Personnel by reducing the error rate from 20% to zero within the United States Army Central Command (CENTCOM) Area of Operations.

For his strong organizational leadership skills, he was selected to be the Executive Officer of Headquarters and Headquarters Company by the Battalion Commander, Special Troops Battalion, 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) Fort Bragg, NC.

While assigned as the Brigade (S-1) Human Resources Chief Warrant Officer, he maintained over 10 Department of the Army Personnel Human Resources Information Systems (Electronic Military Personnel Office, Total Officer Personnel Management Information System, etc.) and Information Technology databases that resulted with a 99.97% accuracy.

Prior to being commissioned as an Army Officer, he was an Enlisted Sergeant First Class (E-7).  He was selected by the Army Human Resources Command as an Instructor for the Soldier Support Institute Advanced Individual Training Directorate where Soldiers received their Human Resources Military Occupational Specialty (MOS).  As an Instructor, he competed and won the Instructor of the quarter; and runner-up for the year.  He later became the Senior Instructor, Writer/Developer, and the Course Director.  During his tenure as the Course Director, he trained over 1,000 Soldiers (Active Component, Reserve Component, and National Guard Soldiers) with only a 1% attrition rate.  He was a Master Fitness  Instructor and a graduate of the Sergeants Major Academy-Battle Staff Course.

CWO Horsley served two tours to the Middle East in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Operations of Enduring Freedom (OEF), and New Dawn (OND).  His military honors include the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2) and the Army Commendation Medal (7). 

He is an Adjunct Professor at West Georgia Technical College where he teaches Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Leadership and Supervisory Courses.  

He received a Master of Arts Degree in Organizational Leadership from American Public University and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Resource Management from American Military University.  He is a University Ambassador for the American Public University System. He is pursuing a Doctorate Degree in Education from Walden University with a specialization in Higher Education Leadership and Management.  He is an independent certified coach, speaker and teacher with the John Maxwell Team.  He has certifications as a Master Project Manager and Quality Assurance.  He is a Life Member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.