Mike Erwin

Chairman of the Board

Mike is responsible for the strategic direction of Team RWB, which includes administration of the board, program and service development, financial, tax, and fund-raising management, and making sure that the organization and its partnerships are aligned with Team RWB's mission. Mike earned a MS in Psychology from the University of Michigan, is a major in the US Army, and teaches psychology and leadership at the US Military Academy at West Point, where he lives with his wife and children.

James McBride

Board Member

James is responsible for Team RWB's financial management: budgeting, cash flow, investments, and accounting. A former Army aviation officer, with combat tours to both Iraq and Afghanistan, he is currently an associate sales consultant with Synthes Spine, a leading developer of implants and instruments for the treatment of fractures, tumors, deformities, and degenerative diseases of the spine. He lives with his wife in the Tri-Cities, Tennessee area.

Lindsay Hartig

Secretary of the Board

Lindsay is responsible for documenting all formal discussions between the Board of Directors as well as serves as the Director of Gratitude ensuring all TeamRWB donors are recognized.  She is a 2006 graduate of the United States Military Academy and a former Army Intelligence Officer with a combat tour to Iraq, she is currently a Clinical Sales Consultant for ThermoFisher Scientific in the Tri-State area and holds a NASM Certification for Personal Training. She lives on West Point in New York with her two kids & husband, Ben who continues to serve as an Army Infantry Officer training cadets.  


William B. Reynolds III, CPT(R)

Board Member

Will is a former Army infantry officer with the 10 Mountain Division, he was wounded in Baghdad in 2004. Upon medical retirement from the military and after graduate school, Will began his career as a senior consultant with Deloitte Consulting, LLP. He is based in Washington, DC, where he lives with his wife and children.

Mark Erwin

Director of Strategy

Mark is responsible for providing strategic and operational guidance for the organization. He works closely with the Chief Operating Officer and other board members to outline long-term strategy and developmental goals for Team RWB. Mark is also active in the Washington DC chapter, where he supports the veteran outreach and athletic programs in the greater DC area. A former Army officer with over six years of service, including sixteen months of combat deployment time, Mark now works for the federal government in Washington DC. Mark and his family reside in Falls Church, Virginia.

Sam Linn

Director of Leadership Development

As a member of the Board of Directors, Sam's focus on behalf of the board is the design and implementation of Team Red, White, and Blue’s leadership development program. A veteran with 12 years service in the U.S. Army, including five deployments with Ranger and Infantry units, Sam has been decorated twice for valor in combat, and continues to serve on active duty as a Major. An avid believer in Functional Fitness, Sam founded WOD for Warriors in 2011. He expanded and developed W4W until 2013, at which point he transitioned it fully to Team RWB. Sam earned his MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and currently teaches Economics at the United States Military Academy where he resides with his wife and three children. They are currently preparing to move to Colorado, where he will deploy again to Afghanistan with the 4th Infantry Division.

Joanna Graham

Board Member

Joanna Graham grew up in St. Louis, MO before moving to Washington D.C. to attend Georgetown University.  She has been involved with military and veteran support since 2004 when she married into the U.S. Marine Corps, but her military roots date back to the 1940s with a grandfather who served in WWII, and a father who served in the Army during the Vietnam War and is a Bronze Star recipient.  She has spent more than 13 years in the education and non-profit space and has extensive experience in global operations management and marketing while also serving as a leader in our Washington DC chapter since early 2012.

Larry Olson

Board Member

Larry has been on the Board of Directors at Team Red, White and Blue since its inception in 2010 and serves a dual role, both as a Board Member and as the Marketing and Communications Director.  He is a marketing and communications executive with over 25 years of global executive-level experience in publishing, content development and marketing, branding and communications at companies that include Wiley and Oxford University Press. Larry’s Board experience includes: The Hesselbein Global Academy for Student Leadership and Civic Management at the University of Pittsburgh, the Advisory Board ?of the Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership and Ethics (COLE) at The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and Briarcliff Manor Youth Lacrosse.  In 2014, he completed an Executive Certificate in Transformational Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business. He lives with his wife and children in Briarcliff Manor, New York.

Jonathan Algor

Legal Director

Jonathan is responsible for the strategic direction for all fundraising and development activities, including designing and implementing a plan for key partnerships and cultivating individual, corporate, and foundation support.  He is a 2002 graduate of the United States Military Academy and earned a JD/MBA from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.  A former Army officer, with two combat tours to Iraq, he is currently a judicial clerk for a federal judge and lives with his wife and children in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

    Bryan Patchen

    Board Member

    Bryan is retired from the Air Force after 20 years of flying the B-52 bomber.  While in the Air Force, he flew combat missions in 3 different theaters, and was involved in strategic planning throughout the US and Europe.  An Eagle since 2011, Bryan was a founding member of the Shreveport-Bossier Chapter of Team RWB.  He is currently an Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines pilot and lives with his wife and 4 children in Shreveport, Louisiana.

      Laura Werber

      Board Member

      Laura’s love of hiking, coupled with her research on veteran reintegration, led her to join Team RWB in early 2013. She has served as the Los Angeles Chapter’s Athletic Director since May 2013. She is a Senior Management Scientist at the RAND Corporation, a non-partisan, nonprofit research institution, and also a Professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. At RAND, she conducts research in the public interest and trains Ph.D. candidates to do the same. Laura is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania and earned a Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Stanford University. An avid fitness enthusiast, she also holds a NASM Certification for Personal Training. Laura is a Jersey Shore native, but has been a proud California resident for over 18 years, and currently calls Los Angeles home.

        Martin Steiner

        Board Member

        Martin is a retired Command Sergeant Major, enlisting in the Field Artillery in 1986, and served in both the Active component and Virginia Army National Guard. He retired with two combat deployments and a decoration for valor in combat. Martin earned a master’s degree in Information Technology from the University of Maryland, and is the Director of Information Operations at the Defense Logistics Agency in Richmond, VA.  Martin joined Team RWB in 2011, leading the Richmond chapter and helping to building chapters and communities throughout Virginia. He continues his service to veterans by serving on the Veteran Services Foundation Board for the Virginia Department of Veterans Services and the Veterans Advisory Council of the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program. He works closely with the Team RWB Triathlon team as the Ironman Triclub Coordinator. As a triathlete himself, he has competed in all distances of triathlon from sprints to the Ironman. Martin resides in Chesterfield, Virginia with his wife and two children.