Jeremy Gilbert serves as director of Workplace Solutions at The Heritage Foundation.
Gilbert is responsible for advancing Heritage’s mission and enterprise strategy by delivering a first-rate workplace and exceptional customer experiences for a 250,000 square foot, multi-site campus on Capitol Hill. Jeremy oversees all facilities, space planning, business support services, physical security, emergency preparedness, workplace services, and building improvement projects; he delivers business results aligned to enterprise objectives; and provides strong stewardship of Heritage’s real property and financial resources.
Before joining Heritage in 2014, Gilbert served in the U.S. Army as both a Cavalry Scout, and an Infantry Officer. His assignments include the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), 450th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne), and other brigade combat teams. During that time, he deployed to both Europe and the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
From 2010-2011, Gilbert deployed to assist with combat operations in Afghanistan. While in Afghanistan, he served in a variety of capacities including as a rifle platoon leader, indirect fires platoon leader, and assistant operations officer.
In 2012, Gilbert was named the U.S. Army Europe’s best junior officer after completing a rigorous competition against peers from across the continent. Additionally, as a member of the 3rd Infantry Regiment, he competed in the Best Ranger Competition; finishing in the top ten. Gilbert has earned various military awards including the Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, and Ranger Tab.
Gilbert holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Temple University in Philadelphia PA; and a master’s degree in public administration from The Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA.
Gilbert is originally from Jackson, New Jersey, and currently resides in Washington D.C.