Vice Admiral Kalleres had a distinguished career in the U.S. Navy, prior to his retirement in 1994. Vice Admiral Kalleres was Commander of the US Second Fleet and NATO Striking Fleet during the Desert Storm Engagement 1990-92. He was Commander of the Military Sealift Command 1992-1994 during the Somalia, Bosnia and Haiti campaigns.
Vice Admiral Kalleres is the former Chief Financial Director of Programming and Budget of the US Navy. He has been active in business since his retirement. He founded Dare to Excel, Inc., a financial management and consulting firm, and is its President and CEO. Vice Admiral Kalleres has been awarded two Distinguished Service Metals. He remains active in national security policy.