Executive Director & Founder
How long have you been with GallantFew?
Where were you born and raised?
I was born in Heidelberg, Germany and have lived in Pennsylvania, Iowa and Kansas. I graduated from Wichita State and joined the Army from there.
What is your connection to the military?
I was a platoon leader and company executive officer in 2/60 Infantry, 9th Infantry Division (Motorized), a brigade assistant operations officer, 1st Brigade 25th Infantry Division (Light) a commander of B/5-14 Infantry, 25th Infantry Division (Light), and 1st Ranger Battalion assistant operations officer and personnel officer.
What fuels you?
Helping a veteran move forward to a life full of hope and purpose (and out-climbing the younger veterans).
What’s your area of expertise?
I’m passionate about rock climbing and distance road cycling. I have a BS in Administration of Justice and am currently working on a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling. I’m a graduate of Infantry and Armor Officer Basic Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Air Ground Operations School, Airborne School, Jumpmaster School, Air Assault School, Ranger School, Combined Arms and Staff Services School, and the Command and General Staff Officers Course.
What do you do to relax?
Ride my bike at least an hour, preferably three.
With whom and where do you live?
I reside in Trophy Club, Texas with my wife Sara and two dogs.
Who is your role model?
Abraham Lincoln. He overcame multiple failures in his life to make the greatest change to our country ever known. Before he was President of the U.S., Americans thought it was ok to own other people. He never quit and he always did what was right.