Veteran's Heritage Project

Our Team

Board of Directors:

 

Barbara J. Hatch – Founder, Program Director

VHP Cactus Shadows High School Chapter Advisor, 40-year teacher, ret.
Barbara@VeteransHeritage.org
602-571-1248

Laura L. Byers – Co-Founder, Board President

Son, Geoff, VHP Class of 2010
VP and CTO of Vanguard Marketing International, Inc
Laura@VeteransHeritage.org
602-421-9419

Shelly Yeck, MBA – Board Treasurer

Manager of Material Bidding & Estimating, General Dynamics

Jerry Strickland – Board Secretary

Retired State Farm Regional Vice President, Veteran

Joseph Brophy, Esq.

Partner at Jennings, Haug & Cunningham, LLP, Veteran

Anita Daghestani

Learning & Development Manager, Wells Fargo

Brigadier General J. Derek Hill

USAF, Retired

Drew Peneton

Sales & Strategy Program Manager, Financial Engines, Veteran, Manifesto Project

Mary Ellen Reilly, Esq. 

Attorney at Law, Wilkes & McHugh, P.A., Veteran

Donna R. Ward 

Son, Patrick, VHP Class of 2009
Retired Corporate Attorney
Donna@VeteransHeritage.org
480-980-3966

Staff:

 

Michelle DiMuro, CFRE – Executive Director

Michelle@VeteransHeritage.org
602-369-5527

Brittany Henritze – Program Coordinator

VHP Alumna
Brittany@VeteransHeritage.org
480-540-0001

Advisors to the Board:

 

Jane Barnes 
Advocate and Care Coordinator, Medal of Honor Foundation

Mike Burns
Retired Business Executive
Since You Asked, Volume X

Jason Chamberlain – Senior Advisor
Retired President & CEO, HDT Global

Vic Connors
Retired Business Executive
Since You Asked, Volume III

Tim Ganahl
Retired Non-Profit Executive
Since You Asked, Volume XI

Frank Lambert
Retired Business Executive
Since You Asked, Volume VII

David F. Lucier 
Community Leader
Since You Asked, Volume X

The Honorable Rick Romley
Arizona Veterans Court Judge
Since You Asked, Volume V

Major General Carl Schneider
USAF Ret.; Business leader
Since You Asked, Volume II

Dave Ward
Vice President, Group Finance, Avnet
Alumna Parent

Phil Yin, Ph.D.
EVP & General Manager, Desert Silicon
Since You Asked, Volume XI, Edition 1