Board of Directors

General (USA, Retired)
Richard A. Cody

Chairman of the Board

General USA, Ret. Richard A. Cody was born in Montpelier Vermont. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point on 6 June 1972 with a Bachelor of Science. Read more.

Brigadier General (USA, Retired)
Tom Landwermeyer


Brigadier General, USA (Ret) Tom Landwermeyer was born and raised in Dallas, TX. He was commissioned as an Armor Second Lieutenant in 1976 upon graduation from West Point, and became an Army Aviator in 1981. Read more.

Colonel (USA, Retired)
Michelle F. (Shelley) Yarborough


Colonel USA, Ret. Shelley Yarborough currently serves as the Director of DoD VTOL and Army Aviation Programs at Cypress International in Alexandria, Virginia, having joined the company after 30 years of service in the US Army. Read more.

Fred Grein

General Counsel

Fred Grein has served as Homes For Our Troops’ outside general counsel since 2010, coordinating the pro bono legal services provided by him and his colleagues at Nixon Peabody LLP, where Fred is Senior Counsel and a member of the firm’s M&A and Corporate Transactions group. Read more.



John R. Allen is a retired U.S. Marine Corps four-star general and former commander of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. Allen served as special presidential envoy to the global coalition to counter ISIL, a position he held for 14 months. Read more.

Matthew F. Andresen


Matthew F. Andresen is CEO of Headlands Technologies, LLC, a global quantitative proprietary trading firm headquartered in Chicago, with offices in San Francisco and London. Headlands Technologies is one of the largest trading firms in the world, ranking in the top five of market activity on many of the world’s largest markets. Read more..

General (USA, Retired)
John Campbell


General (Retired) John F. Campbell retired from the US Army on 1 May 2016 after 37 years of active duty service. He was most recently the Commander of NATO Forces for the ISAF/Resolute Support Mission and Commander of United States Forces—Afghanistan from August 2014 to March of 2016. Read more.

Dan Fougere


Dan Fougere has spent nearly thirty years in the software industry, has been part of four IPOs, and most recently was Chief Revenue Officer of Datadog where he helped build and lead a team of nearly one thousand people and helped grow annual revenue from $60M to $1B. Read more.

Diane Hendricks


Diane M. Hendricks is the sole owner of ABC Supply Co., Inc. which is the largest distributor of roofing materials in the United States. ABC is also a leading distributor of interior and exterior building products in the nation, with over 17,799 associates, in over 840 locations nationwide. Read more.

CSM (USA, Retired)
Marvin L. Hill


Command Sergeant Major Marvin L. Hill retired from the United States Army on January 31, 2013 after serving 35 years, culminating with a 19 month tour in Afghanistan as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader for International Security Assistance Force and United States Forces-Afghanistan. Read more.

Sergeant (USMC, Retired)
Adam Kisielewski


Adam Kisielewski grew up in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Following the 9/11 attacks, Adam expedited his high school graduation and joined the US Marine Corps in early 2002.
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Major General (USA, Retired) Timothy P. McHale

Major General
(USA, Retired)
Timothy P. McHale


Major General USA (Retired) Timothy P. McHale was born and raised in Minnesota. In May 1977 he completed his undergraduate studies at St. John’s University Collegeville, Minnesota as a Distinguished Military Graduate. Read more.

Jerry Morgan


Jerry Morgan is President, CEO, and Partner to all Roadies at Texas Roadhouse. A 23-year veteran of Texas Roadhouse, he has 35 years of total foodservice experience, including with Bennigan’s and Burger King. Read more.

The Honorable Patrick J. Murphy


The Honorable Patrick J. Murphy is America’s first Iraq War veteran elected to the U.S. Congress and later served as the 32nd Under Secretary of the Army until January 2017. Read more.


SMA (USA, Retired)
Kenneth O. Preston


Sergeant Major of the Army (Retired) Kenneth O. Preston served as the 13th Sergeant Major of the Army from January 15, 2004 to March 1, 2011. He retired as the longest serving Sergeant Major of the Army with more than seven years in the position. Read more.

General (USA, Retired)
Robert W. RisCassi

Director EMeritus (2012-2018)

General USA (Retired) Robert W. RisCassi, was a past Corporate Senior Vice President and currently serves as a Consultant for L-3 Communications Corporation. Read more.


Captain (USMC, Retired) Cameron West


Born and raised in Georgia, Cameron West attended Army ROTC at North Georgia College and State University. After graduation, he Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps and became an Infantry officer. Read more.


Thank You John Gonsalves

We want to express sincere thanks to former President (2011) and founder John Gonsalves for taking action and leading the way.

Board Ambassadors

Jake Tapper, CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent
Wynonna Judd, Country Music Singer & Musician
Rick Lynch, LTG, USA (Ret)
Ken Hunzeker, LTG, USA (Ret)
Anthony Tata, BG, USA (Ret)
Pamela Ireland, LoneStar Analysis
Ray Anderson, VP for University Athletics, Arizona State University
Howard McKeon, Chairman, The McKeon Group
Valerie Lynn Baldwin, SVP Government Affairs, Leidos