U.S. Army, MSG (Ret.) Combat Veterans to Careers President, CEO David Booth is a medically retired Army Master Sergeant, who was released in 2010 with 100 percent disability from injuries sustained in Iraq. As a combat medic, he often faced situations that tested his resolve. In September 2006, David was…
Thomas H. Ruggie
Chartered Financial Consultant® and Certified Financial Planner Professional™ Tom Ruggie founded his firm in 1991 to serve the needs of individuals, small businesses and non-profit organizations and agencies. Since then, Ruggie Wealth Management has been ranked among the nation’s 50 Fastest Growing RIA Firms (Financial Advisor Magazine), and Tom himself…
Stephen was born in Hagerstown, MD and grew up on a small farm in Boonsboro, MD. After graduating from Boonsboro High School in 1964, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the age of 17. He went on to graduate from Frostburg State College and earned a commission as an…
Ken L. Creely, Jr., CCM
Ken graduated from Florida State University in 1966 with a Business degree focusing on Hotel and Restaurant Management. After graduation, he served 17 years in private club administration, managing country clubs in Virginia, Tennessee and Florida. In 1983, he joined the Golden Bear organization as the Vice President of Operations…
Kathleen Wachowski was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is married to Dennis and has two grown daughters and four grandsons. While being married to Dennis she was an Air Force wife for eight years. Kathleen went to school at Milwaukee Technical College and received a degree as a veterinary technician….
Donald E. Hickman
Rear Adm. Hickman’s served in a variety of afloat and ashore tours in the Navy and retired in 1999 after serving for 37 years on active duty . He achieved the rank of Rear Admiral Upper Half and was serving as Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command and 40th Chief of Supply Corps at the time of his retirement…..
Trenny is a wife, mother and Account Manager for Maus Media Group, a full-service advertising agency in Sanford, FL. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.A. in Communications and started her career in the tel-com industry, then transitioned to advertising until she started her family. She…
Advisory Board Member
Hugh was born in Chicago in 1938 and grew up in Glenview, IL. He graduated from Glenbrook High School and joined the U.S. Navy in 1955. He served active duty in Annapolis, MD, attached to the Naval Academy Band, and graduated from Southern Illinois University in 1963 with a degree…