Greg Hector is an Army Veteran of ten years, who served at multiple bases both domestically and abroad, ending his military career at Ft. Carson Colorado. The majority of his service was as a member of the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne). After leaving the Army, Greg earned a degree in Network Systems Administration from Colorado Technical Institute and started his own business in Tucson, AZ. Greg has over ten years of experience in Operations Management, most recently with HD Supply, Inc where he works as a Distribution Center Manager. He is an avid hunter and fisherman and in his spare time, can often be found somewhere in the outdoor locations of Arizona. When not in Arizona, Greg spends his time stalking bears in the mountains of Canada or pursuing fresh and salt water fish in Alaska and California. Greg is a member of the Pro-Staff Team for US Outdoorsman Central, a lifetime member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and an amateur wildlife photographer.
Elonzo Coleman is a results-driven marketing and creative professional with more than 22 years of experience in art direction, marketing, graphic design, branding, copywriting, typography, and concept design. Elonzo leverages his experience toward helping both active duty personnel and retired veterans from every branch of the Department of Defense with branding, creative, and marketing solutions and has a proven track record in high performance for quality production, increased market share, and continued revenue growth. Elonzo graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and a Master of Business Administration with emphasis in marketing degree. Elonzo also attended JCMU, a Japanese language and culture immersion school in Hikone, Japan. During his spare time Elonzo loves to spend time with his wife and two children, meeting new people, design new projects as a freelancer, hike in the mountains, and strengthen his shooting capabilities at the range.
Brian Hazelgren has over 27 years business experience in executive management, entrepreneurship, motivational speaking, and business coaching. He is a globally recognized expert in business planning, strategic planning, infrastructure development, entrepreneurship, sales and operations, and has written 10 highly successful books. Brian has trained over 45,000 business executives, and over 3,500 college students. he loves to spend time in developing corporate strategy, selling, business planning, marketing, and charitable fundraising. During his career, Brian has helped raise over $1 billion in charitable funds, and over $500 million needed to launch and expand small business ventures and new product operations. Brian and Ann Hazelgren are the proud parents of six children - including two sets of twins.
Brian's resume is quite extensive and includes very active and impressive roles with our military community and fundraising beginning with his role as Chief Development Officer for over 7 years with the Children's Miracle Network to his current role as Founder and Chairman of GO*VETS Foundation, a Not-for-profit organization that trains military veterans how to launch and grow a successful business, provide scholarships and finance opportunities, and assist veterans to launch a business of their own.
John Schwab: Upon graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, with a B.S. in Engineering, John served 20 years in the Navy as a submarine officer. His career included assignments as the Executive Officer of a Fleet Ballistic Missile submarine, Chief Staff Officer of a Submarine Squadron, and the training officer on the Atlantic Fleet Submarine staff for implementation of using submarines to support special warfare operations. following his Naval career, John worked as a Reliability Engineer/Project Manager for Lockheed Martin at a uranium enrichment plant, Utility Maintenance Engineer for Pfizer's largest manufacturing facility, and engineering manager for a Dairy Farmers of America milk drying plant. John currently is enjoying balancing his love of the active outdoor Arizona lifestyle with a new occupation as an independent insurance agent. John and his wife live in Fountain Hills and he is also serving in leadership positions with the VFW and American Legion posts and is an active Kiwanis member, school mentor, and VA Medical Center volunteer.
Andre Fisher is an Air Force Veteran who was assigned to Lowry AFB, Keesler AFB and Maxwell AFB for technical training as electronic technician for duty assignments that included communications, electronic controls, and circuitry. He served our country for over four years. Andre has an extensive background in operating strategic direction, day to day operations with an emphasis on project management and product development. Andre maintains programs assigned to IT applications, infrastructure, engineering, and other IT services for a number of national business segments.
Masters Degree, Applied Mathematics - Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan * Bachelors Degree, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan * Bachelors Degree, Mathematics - Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.
With nearly 25 years in IT applications and network development, Andre Fisher has a proven track record in Corporate Strategy, Product and Project Development and Network Strategy.
Erik Becker graduated from the University of Michigan in 1991 with a Bachelor degree in Economics which launched an extensive career in Accounting and Finance operations. During the course of his time with Pinal County as an Accounting and Information Systems Director, Erik also obtained a Certificate in Non-profit Management from Arizona State University.
In 1998, Mr. Becker joined Horizon Human Services as the Finance Director, a position later upgraded to Chief Financial Officer. Horizon is a non-profit organization providing a variety of behavioral health services, habilitation, vocational rehabilitation, prevention, residential and housing programs under multiple federal and State contracts. During his 12 years at Horizon, Mr. Becker obtained his MBA degree from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
In 2010, Mr. Becker accepted the position of Chief Financial Officer of The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, a minority business development non-profit. During his time with the National Center, Mr. Becker achieved new standards in audit and grants compliance and accelerated reporting to the Board of Directors. He setup new accounting systems and controls, vastly improving revenue recognition from events and cutting expenses in half.
In 2014, Mr. Becker made a complete career shift and decided to strike out on his own as a Sales Associate for Aflac. In his spare time, he provides financial consulting advice to Heart of Valor, a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization created to honor our heroes, and serves on their Board of Trustees. Mr. Becker lives with his wife, Tammy, and their three children in Mesa Arizona.
Scott Mendeville is the son of RADM Robert C. Mandeville, a career Naval Pilot. Scott has worked for the Preservation of the Presidential Yacht Sequoia in Washington DC, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the last floating Presidential Yacht, the USS Sequoia. He has 25 years of business experience working with technology and start up companies. He currently has a consulting company that assists the companies in the next step of their growth. Scott served as an Elder and Pastor over the past 6 years in his church.