Caring Compels Us

The Fund’s experienced leadership team and comprehensive staff engage on a personal level to ensure that every dollar delivers life-changing value.

Board of Directors

The Fund’s Board of Directors guides our mission to provide care and support to our¬†critically wounded, ill, and injured service members, veterans, and military families.




Joseph F. Dunford, Jr. | Chairman of the Board | General, USMC (Ret.) | 19th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff | 36th Commandant of the Marine Corps
Annette Conway Annette Conway | Vice-Chair of the Board
Edward (Kim) Foley III Edward (Kim) Foley III | Treasurer of the Board | Chairman of Foley, Inc | U.S. Marine (1967‚Äď1971)
Jason W. Aiken | Executive Vice President, Technologies and Chief Financial Officer, General Dynamics
Robert M. (Bob) Bowlin | Former Chairman of Sony Music International | CPA (Ret.)
C. Forrest Faison III Forrest Faison III | M.D., Sc.D (hon), FAAP | Vice Admiral, USN (Ret.) | 38th Surgeon General of the Navy
Michael X. Garrett | General, USA (Ret.) | Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command (2019-2022)
Karen Guenther Karen Guenther | President, CEO, and Founder of Semper Fi & America's Fund
Carlton W. Kent Carlton W. Kent | Sergeant Major, USMC (Ret.) | 16th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
Wendy Lethin | Secretary of the Board 2004-2022
Laura Mitchell Laura Mitchell | Executive Director for The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation
General John M. Paxton, Jr. John M. Paxton, Jr. | General, USMC (Ret.) | 33rd Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps
James D. Weiskopf James D. Weiskopf | Colonel, USA (Ret.)
Richard Wells Richard Wells | Managing Director, Insight Partners

Chairman Emeritus

Alfred M. Gray Alfred M. Gray Chairman Emeritus | General, USMC (Ret.) | 29th Commandant of the Marine Corps

Executive Team Members

Tom Benoit Tom Benoit | Chief Financial Officer
Karen Guenther Karen Guenther | President, CEO, and Founder of Semper Fi & America's Fund
Sam Jackson | Chief Legal Officer | Corporate Secretary
Susan Rocco Susan Rocco | Executive Vice President
Sondria Saylor Sondria Saylor | Executive Vice President

Honorary Board

James T. Conway | General, USMC (Ret.) | 34th Commandant of the Marine Corps
Wallace “Chip” Gregson, Jr. | Lieutenant General USMC (Ret.) | President, WC Gregson and Associates
Richard R. Jeffries, D.O. | Rear Admiral USN (Ret.) | Family Physician, FAAFP
David J. McIntyre, Jr. | President & Chief Executive Officer, TriWest Healthcare Alliance
James M. “Mike” Myatt | Major General, USMC (Ret.) | Board Chairman, San Francisco Fleet Week Association
Lynne Pace | Wife of General Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.) | Advocate for Military Families
Peter Pace | General, USMC (Ret.) | 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Suzie Schwartz | President, Military Spouse Programs, Military Spouse Magazine
Barbara Woodbury | President and Trustee of The Navy & Marine Association

Advisory Council

Seamus Ahern | Senior Consultant | Deloitte Consulting, LLP
Donald C. Bolduc | Brigadier General, USA (Ret.)
Jeffrey B. Clark | Major General, USA (Ret.) | MD, MPH, MSS, FAAFP
Christopher Cole | Rear Admiral, USN (Ret.)
Tony Crescenzo | President, Intelligent Waves, LLC
Patrick Gough | CEO, Poseidon Consulting LLC | Colonel, USMC (Ret.)
Regan Jones | Director of Military and Veterans Affairs, University of Notre Dame
Brian E. Kaveney | Partner, Armstrong Teasdale
Father Bjorn Lundberg | Pastor, Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Winchester, VA | Son of retired Army Colonel
Cody McGregor | Managing Director, FTI Consulting | Officer, The Barrington Family Foundation
Reverend Christopher Merris | CAPT, CHC, USN (Ret.)
Ben Saylor | CEO, Destiny Alliance Consulting, LLC. | Colonel, USMC (Ret.)
Melissa Stockwell | American Two-Time Paralympian | Former U.S. Army Officer
Gary Zegley | Lieutenant Colonel, USMCR