Ronne Froman – Chairman/CEO, RADM USN (Ret)
A retired 2-star Admiral, Ms. Froman has held numerous leadership roles in both military and civilian life. Prior to retirement from the US Navy, she was the director of Ashore Readiness for the Chief of Naval Operations, responsible for nearly 90 Navy stations and bases around the world and a $7 billion dollar budget. Since retirement she has served in the following civilian capacities: Chief of Business Operations for the San Diego Unified School District, (the second largest school district in California); CEO of the San Diego Imperial Counties Chapter of the American Red Cross; Chief Operating Officer for the City of San Diego (the eighth largest city in the nation), and; Senior Vice President for the Energy Group of General Atomics. Ms. Froman has a reputation as a no-nonsense efficiency expert and is sought for both problem solving and leadership skills.
Maurice D. Wilson, President/National Executive Director, MCPO USN (Ret)
Mr. Wilson served 25 years in the US Navy in various positions of senior enlisted leadership and is a graduate of the Navy’s Senior Enlisted Academy. His post-military career includes more than 11 years non-profit experience as the Vice President/Director of Workforce Development for the Urban League of San Diego County. During his tenure with the Urban League, Mr. Wilson conceived, implemented, and managed numerous employment and training programs designed to empower disadvantaged or disenfranchised populations such as: ex-offenders, welfare recipients, youth, older workers, displaced workers, refugees, and veterans. A certified Pacific Institute Workshop facilitator, Mr. Wilson has more than a decade of cognitive science-based instructional experience. He holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in Science in Information Systems Management and Business Administration.
Kelly Price Noble, DHA, Director Business Development
Dr. Price Noble was a Clinical Researcher at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, assigned to the Spinal Cord Injury Center; the Executive Director of Cal-Diego Paralyzed Veterans Association; and the President of the Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Association of Chapter Executive Directors. She has over 25 years public-relations, television, and sales experience and was an Emmy Nominee for Gallaudet University’s Fantastic, a television program geared toward children who were deaf and hard of hearing. For more than a decade, Kelly was a member of the Navy Wifeline Association and several Navy Spouse Clubs around the globe including Agana, Guam and Rota, Spain. She received formal training as Causality Assistance Calls Officer (CACO) and provided support with base activities in conjunction with Fairconron One & Two. She is a Trustee for Francis Parker School. Dr. Price Noble graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a B. A. in English, French, and Third World Relations. She earned her M. A. from the University of Phoenix in Organizational Management, a Master’s Certificate from San Diego State University in Community Economic Development, did extensive Master’s work at Loyola College in Maryland in Modern Studies, and holds a Doctorate in Health Administration from University of Phoenix.
Joseph Almond – Lead Facilitator
Mr. Almond is a US Army veteran with over 15 years’ experience delivering instruction, facilitation and training services. Prior to joining NVTSI, he started and successfully ran his own consulting firm delivering training and facilitation to clients nationwide. He is certified by both the Pacific Institute and Operation Legacy as a REBOOT Facilitator. Other than Maurice Wilson (the founder), Mr. Almond is the longest serving REBOOT Facilitator, having joined the program in late 2010. As the Lead Facilitator, he is responsible for managing and maintaining the quality of facilitation services delivered in the REBOOT Workshops. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from California Coast University and is pursuing a Master’s Degree from the SIT Graduate Institute in International Education.
Kalem Riley – Director of Operations
Mrs. Riley is a U.S. Navy Veteran and a U.S. Navy Spouse with over 10 years’ experience in customer service and data entry. She manages all student registrations and REBOOT Workshop™ scheduling. Mrs. Riley is proficient in problem solving and making good decisions in a high volume, high stress environment.
Denika Mafnas – Veteran Employment Specialist
Mrs. Mafnas is a U.S. Air Force Veteran and a U.S Marine spouse with an extensive background in recruiting . Mrs. Mafnas works with hiring managers on recruiting planning meetings, networks through industry contacts, association memberships and builds networks to connect our Ready 4 Hire REBOOT™ graduates with employers. Mrs. Mafnas is experienced in conducting employment intakes, customer service, cultural diversity and maintaining therapeutic relationships.
Dietrice Hinojosa-Suggs – Admissions and Scheduling Coordinator
Mrs. Hinojosa-Suggs is a U.S. Navy Veteran: she comes from a military family—she was born in Okinawa to a career Army Command Sergeant Major. Mrs. Hinojosa-Suggs is a Certified Facilitator for Pacific Institute certified in both PX2, and Steps two Personal and Economic. Using the PX2 curriculum she worked with at-risk youth at the Urban League of San Diego County. Mrs. Hinojosa-Suggs lives in Mexico, where she volunteers for the Hospital General, talking with new mothers on the dangers of not using car seats. Dietrice is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Mrs. Hinojosa-Suggs mission is to help women veteran starting with REBOOT graduates, create learning and networking community facilitating the unique needs of female REBOOT graduates.