Leadership Team

Rafael Caamaño

Co-Founder / Executive Director

U.S. Army

Rebecca Hertz VEI

Rebecca Hertz

Director of Operation

Military Family – U.S. Air Force

Ricardo Garcia VEI

Ricardo Garcia

Co-Founder / Director of Programs

U.S Air Force

Advisory Board

William McNeil VEI

Bill McNeil

Chief Revenue Officer & General Counsel, SIRS-Electronics & Barista Cup
Director of Strategic Partnerships, VEI

Cliff Ingari

President, STS Federal
U.S. Air Force Veteran
Jack Henkel VEI

Jack Henkel

Senior Cluster Manager, Florida High Tech Corridor/Cenfluence
Jeffery Smith VEI

Jeffrey Smith

Attorney, The Orlando Law Group

U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

Kyle Evans

Founder, REDCON Solutions Group

U.S. Army Veteran 

Rick Rotondo VEI

Rick Rotondo

VP Corporate Development, Lifebridge Innovations

Steve Fulmer

VP, Lender, Commerce Bank & Trust
U.S. Army Veteran
Suzanne Short VEI

Suzanne Short

COO, Catania Product Development
U.S. Air Force Veteran

Wendy Taylor

Founder & CEO, Strategic Online Marketing
Willie Johnson VEI

Willie Johnson

Vice President, Strategic Sourcing, Vystar Credit Union
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

Staff Members

Adriana Caamano

Marketing Coordinator
Military Family, U.S. Army

Alan Byrd

Public Relations
Ileana Bougeois VEI

Ileana Bougeois

Event Coordinator
Military Family, U.S. Navy

Jane Hertz

Program Coordinator
U.S. Air Force Veteran
Lokelani Grunwald VEI

Lokelani Grunwald

Program Coordinator
U.S. Air Force Veteran

Lydia Giffin

Chief Financial Officer