Team and Board

Alumni Engagement

T’Liza Kiel

Director, Alumni Engagement Houston, TX


Tami Brown

Director, Corporate & Foundation Partnerships Hampton Roads, VA

Meredith Darche

Vice President, Development & Board Liaison New York City, NY

Ally Dodoo

Manager, Corporate and Foundation Partnerships Dallas TX

Bailey King

Manager, Corporate & Foundation Partnerships Atlanta, GA

Susanna Novoa

Director, Individual Giving Hatboro, PA

Eliott Reese

Coordinator, Development Operations Chicago, IL

Miguel Vazquez

Manager, Individual Giving Los Angeles, CA

Executive Team

Mary Beth Bruggeman

President Washington D.C.

James Gillen

Chief Development & Marketing Officer Tampa, FL

Annie Hudson

Chief Programs Officer Ellicott City, MD

La Costa Moore

Chief People Officer Cincinnati, OH

Autumn Smoot

Chief Financial Officer New York City, NY

Susan Thaxton

Chief Strategy Officer Washington D.C.

Finance & Technology

Yulisa Briggs

Manager, Finance and Accounting Fayetteville, NC

Claude Edkins

Consultant, Technology Strategy & Operations New York City, NY

Clara Rhoades

System Administrator II Baton Rouge, LA

Jeremy Rivera

System Administrator, Technology Las Vegas, NV

Georgia Rostirolla

Director, Finance & Accounting El Paso, TX

Hanna Schultz

Manager, Digital Content Nashville, TN

Julian Serrano

Senior Director, Technology Las Vegas, NV

Kristina Sitton

System Administrator San Diego, CA

Kaitlyn Tyra

Manager, Accounting & Compliance St. Louis, MO

Haley Ward

Specialist, Accounting Grand Prairie, TX


Ryan Humphres

Analyst, Research & Evaluation St. Louis, MO

Heather Pekios

Director, Research & Evaluation St. Louis, MO

Leadership Development Programs

Kelly Auguste

Senior Manager, Leadership Training Miami, FL

Jeaniel Image

LMS Administrator Virtual

Kathy Mackie

Manager, Leadership Training Houston, TX

Heather McCarty

Vice President, Programs St. Louis, MO

Janet Newsome

Senior Manager, Women Veterans Leadership Program Washington D.C.

Taylor Sprague

Director, Veteran Training St. Louis, MO

Denita White

Senior Manager, Learning & Development Tulsa, OK

Marketing & Communications

David Alvarado

Manager, Public Relations & Communications Los Angeles, CA

Nikki Birkhead

Director, Partnerships Washington D.C.

Cathryn Farley

Manager, Marketing Operations Lees Summit, MO

Jodi Salice

Director, Brand & Creative Glenville, NY

Keith Thomas

Senior Director, Communication & Digital Marketing Phoenix, AZ

National Events

Gloria King

Director, National Events Los Angeles, CA

People Operations

Ashlyn Brayfield

Senior Manager, Staff Development & Learning St. Louis, MO

Nathaniel Fleckenstein

Director, People Operations Atlanta, GA

Patrice Murphy

Senior Specialist, People Operations Atlanta, GA

Caitlin Zbikowski

Manager, Talent Acquisition & Onboarding St. Louis, MO

Platoon Experience

Adrian DeLuna

Manager, Regional Operations Houston, TX

Kimia Flournoy

Manager, Regional Operations Atlanta, GA

Stephanie Hermeston

Manager, Project Operations Bakersfield, CA

Rasheem Howell

Director, Regional Operations Fort Lauderdale, FL

Wes King

Manager, Regional Operations Covington, WA

Megan Kruse

Manager, Project Operations Pittsburgh, PA

Matthew Marquez

Manager, Regional Operations Burbank, CA

Damion Martin

Director, Service Projects Houston, TX

Cynthia Quave

Manager, Regional Operations Pottstown, PA

Charlie Schletz

Manager, Regional Operations Chicago, IL

Brian White

Manager, Project Operations Elkhorn, WI