Board of Directors

JIm Wong (USMC)
Board Chair
Jeremy Glaser
Vice Chair
Mike Malone (USMC)
Maurice Wilson (USN)
President/Exec Dir
Charles Hartford (US Army)
Board Member
Bob Kaminsky (USN)
Board Member
Mikel Burroughs (US Army)
Board Member
Charmaine Harrell (USMC)
Board Member
Phillip Stephens

Board of Advisors

Toni Atkins
State Senator
Full Bio
Joel Anderson
CA State Senator
Gregg Cox
San Diego County Supervisor
Dr Rich Nicholson
Operation Legacy
Mark Cafferty
President and CEO at San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation
Bel Leong-Hong
President and CEO Knowledge Advantage, Inc. (KAI)
Laura Paquian
Master Chief Petty Officer (Ret)
David Dearie
Master Chief Petty Officer (Ret)
Edward Briggs
Vice Admiral (Ret)
Mark L. Schlosser
Senior Project Director at The Pacific Institute
Jessie J. Knight Jr.
Former Chairman, SDG&E
Stedman Graham
Don Colapinto
President at Wealth Management Consultant

Staff, Facilitators, and Subject Matter Experts

Kalem Riley (USN)
Director of Operations
Amy Richards
Business Development Associate
Dr. Charles Macias (USMC)
Workshop Facilitator
Dr. Kelly Price Noble
Workshop Facilitator
Dr. Ann Vertel (USN)
Workshop Facilitator
B. Angus MacDonald (USN)
Workshop Facilitator
Angel Vallejo (USN)
Workshop Facilitator
Richard Marks (US Army)
Workshop Facilitator
Tina Moncada (USAF)
Subject Matter Expert - Higher Education
Director, Military and Veterans Affairs Alliant International University
Chad Lozier (USN)
Subject Matter Expert - Higher Education
Director of Military Programs and Services Point Loma Nazarene University
Carozio V. Bass (USMC)
Subject Matter Expert - Veterans Benefits
Military Service Coordinator Department of Veterans Affairs Naval Base San Diego
John Walker (US Army)
Subject Matter Expert - Linkedin
Co-founder, CSO at Talent Evolution, LLC
Simon Marquez (US Army)
Subject Matter Expert - State Employment
Local Interagency Network Coordinator/ Veteran Services Division California Department of Veterans Affairs
Dennis Eley Jr. (USN)
Subject matter Expert - Government Employment
Human Resource Specialist at Department of the Navy
Louis Schuester
Subject Matter Expert - Interviewing
Business Development Executive, with a Passion for Performance
Joseph Holsinger
Subject Matter Expert - Managing Finances
Managing Director, Global Wealth And Investment Management Merrill Lynch
Charles Hartford (US Army)
Subject Matter Expert - Financial Management
Wealth Management Advisor at Merrill Lynch
Michael Schubert
Subject Matter Expert -Civilian Employment
Employment Services Manager, Goodwill Industries of San Diego County
Ebony James
Subject Matter Expert - Resume Workshop
Work & Family Life Consultant, Career Services, Fleet and Family Support Center, Navy Region Southwest
Jermaine Higgins
Subject Matter Expert - Interview Workshop
Director of Veteran Recruiting at Hire GI