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-Chairman of the Board
Edward (Kim) Foley III Edward (Kim) Foley III | Treasurer of the Board | Chairman of Foley, Inc | U.S. Marine (1967–1971)
Wendy Lethin | Secretary of the Board
Jason W. Aiken | Director | Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, General Dynamics
Robert M. (Bob) Bowlin | Director | Former Chairman of Sony Music International | CPA (Ret.)
C. Forrest Faison III C. Forrest Faison III | Director | M.D., Sc.D (hon), FAAP | Vice Admiral, Medical Corps | VADM United States Navy (Ret.) | 38th Surgeon General of the Navy
Michael Garrett | Director | General, USA (Ret.)
Karen Guenther Karen Guenther | Director | President, CEO, and Founder of Semper Fi & America's Fund
Carlton W. Kent Carlton W. Kent | Director | Sergeant Major USMC (Ret.) | 16th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
Laura Mitchell Laura Mitchell | Director | Audit Committee | Executive Director for The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation
General John M. Paxton, Jr. John M. Paxton, Jr. | Director | Audit Committee | General, USMC (Ret.)
John Sattler John F. Sattler | Director | Lieutenant General, USMC (Ret.)
James D. Weiskopf James D. Weiskopf | Director | Chair, Audit Committee | Colonel, USA (Ret.)
Richard Wells Richard Wells | Director | 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 | Director | President, CEO, and Founder of Semper Fi & America's Fund
Sam Jackson Sam Jackson | Chief Legal Officer
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 | 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