Full Name
LTG Maria Gervais, USA
Job Title
Deputy Commanding General / Chief of Staff
US Army Training and Doctrine Command
Speaker Bio
Lieutenant General Maria R. Gervais assumed duties as the TRADOC Deputy Commanding General/Chief of Staff on 28 May 2021, becoming the first female to hold the position.

She received her Regular Army commission in 1987 as a Distinguished Military Graduate of the Lander College Reserve Officer Training Corps program in Greenwood, South Carolina, and assigned to the Chemical Branch. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, a Masters of Military Strategic Studies and a Master of Arts in Human Resources.

She has served in a variety of command and staff assignments at every level and has vast experience across all aspects of the Army.

She is married to LTC (R) Chris Gervais, a Signal Officer, who retired after 28 years of service. They have one daughter, Brandi, who is an Army Captain serving in the Dental Corp and stationed at Fort Bragg, NC along with their son-in-law, CPT Roland Garcia.
LTG Maria Gervais, USA