Our People

Founded by OIF/OEF Veterans, and supported by a distinguished Board of Advisors, our organization strives to put the right people in place to serve the best interest of those who reach out to us.

To read a bio, please click on the picture of the individual.

Board of Directors & Founders

Brian Kinsella

Brian Kinsella

Co-Founder, Veteran and Chief Executive Officer (volunteer)
Nick Black

Nick Black

Co-Founder, Veteran and Chief Operations Officer (volunteer)
Craig Gridelli

Craig Gridelli

Co-Founder, Veteran and Chief Financial Officer (volunteer)

Staff and Other Leadership Partners

Shawn Jones

Shawn Jones

Resource Center Director, Veteran, MSW

Distinguished Board of Advisors

Laura Black

Laura Black

Senior Marketing and Social Media Advisor
Derek Wallis (Volunteer)

Derek Wallis (Volunteer)

Senior Advisor
Raul Perea-Henze, M.D., M.PH.

Raul Perea-Henze, M.D., M.PH.

Brian DiSabatino (volunteer)

Brian DiSabatino (volunteer)

Event Operations Coordinator
Gary Clauser, MD (USAF Veteran)

Gary Clauser, MD (USAF Veteran)

Chief Medical and Neurological Science Advisor
Boyd Melson (volunteer)

Boyd Melson (volunteer)

Community Relations Advisor
Karly Valenzuela, J.D. (volunteer)

Karly Valenzuela, J.D. (volunteer)

Director of Corporate Relations and Partnerships
Rachel Landon (volunteer)

Rachel Landon (volunteer)

Survivor and Family Outreach Coordinator
Shawnice Meador

Shawnice Meador

Career Services and Transition Advisor
Gerry Byrne

Gerry Byrne

John Roglieri

John Roglieri

Jessica Shepherd, M.D., M.B.A.

Jessica Shepherd, M.D., M.B.A.

Ryan Walsh

Ryan Walsh

A. Baker Woolworth

A. Baker Woolworth

Tanner Satepauhoodle

Tanner Satepauhoodle

Director of Marketing Apparel and Design
Ed Schloeman, (USMC Veteran, Volunteer)

Ed Schloeman, (USMC Veteran, Volunteer)

Senior Advisor, Vietnam Era Veteran Affairs
Kelly Ryan (Volunteer)

Kelly Ryan (Volunteer)

Actor, Celebrity Advisor
Brittany Gray, RN (Volunteer)

Brittany Gray, RN (Volunteer)

Advocate for Military Spouses
Timothy McHugh, Veteran (Volunteer)

Timothy McHugh, Veteran (Volunteer)

Advisor