Our board members consist of individuals with a diverse background in business who are committed to fulfilling
our mission and seeing the success of each Sentinel within the program. Their leadership
provides guided professionalism and a passion for helping wounded veterans complete
their education and transition into successful post-military careers.

Mike Conklin

Chairman and CEO
Sentinels of Freedom

“In SOF’s mission, we are meeting our national responsibility as citizens to support those severely wounded veterans who have served and sacrificed to defend our freedom.”

Mike Conklin

Chairman and CEO
Sentinels of Freedom

Mike Sandy

Board Secretary and CFO
Sentinels of Freedom

Kent Strazza

Board Treasurer
Managing Director, Alternatives Group
Franklin Templeton Investments (Retired)

Jason Church

Graduated Sentinel
State Counsel
Office of US Senator Ron Johnson, Wisconsin

Stacy Hadeka

Senior Associate in Government Contracts
Hogan Lovells US LLP

Mary King

Vice President, Human Resources
& Chief Diversity Officer
Pacific Gas & Electric

Ron Lowe

Major General Ronald Lowe, US Army (retired)
Executive Director of General Contracting (retired) AT&T

Chris Marzilli

Executive Vice President
Information Technology
Mission Systems General Dynamics

HT Tran

Graduated Sentinel
Founder, CEO, and
President DNW Ventures, INC

Pete Walsh

Founder, President, and CEO
Owards LLC

Dan Coleman

Director of Design
Planning Engineering and Construction
for River Islands Development

David Halverson

Lieutenant General Halverson, U.S. Army (retired)
President of Cypress International

Samantha Chapman

Vice President of Programs
Sentinels of Freedom

Marty Kaplan

Board of Directors Secretary

“Without this program, I would not have internal peace or a place to call home. While we all have our ups and downs, life is a bit easier with Sentinels of Freedom. Thank you so much for continuing to support my career and educational needs. For life I will always give thanks to Sentinels of Freedom.”

Richard Casillas

U.S. Army, Bachelors of Sociology from California State University Long Beach