Director of Development
Director of Finance
Director of Camps and Special Programs
Brennan M. Mullaney
Mid-Atlantic Regional Director
South Central Regional Director
Midwest Regional Director
Director of Leadership Development
Pacific Regional Director
Southeast Regional Director
Marketing and Communications Director
Program Manager Southeast Region
Finance Manager (A/P)
Financial Manager (A/R)/Director of Gratitude
Development Project Manager
Executive Director[email protected]
Blayne works closely with Team RWB’s board members, staff, and volunteer leaders
to develop and implement programs that serve veterans across the country. He
provides strategic and operational guidance to the organization while building and
managing key partnerships. Blayne is a West Point graduate and former Special
Forces officer with combat tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Upon leaving the
military, he worked at Quest Diagnostics while earning his MBA at the University of
Florida. Blayne currently resides in Tampa with his two boys and leads the Team
RWB Tampa chapter.
Deputy Director[email protected]
As Deputy Director, JJ is responsible for ensuring operational excellence within Team RWB. His primary focus is in delivering effective programs to our members, and scaling the organization. JJ is a West Point graduate and combat veteran, serving as a Field Artillery officer in Iraq. After his military service, he held both leadership and analytical positions with Caterpillar and Quest Diagnostics. He currently resides in southern Indiana with his wife and two sons and leads the Team RWB Louisville community.
Director of Development[email protected]
As Director of Development, Brandon’s primary responsibility is to develop and maintain strategic partnerships and identify growth opportunities that ensure the success of Team RWB programs. Born and raised in California, Brandon enlisted in the Army after high school and served eleven years, primarily in the 75th Ranger Regiment. He did three combat rotations to Afghanistan with the 2nd Ranger Battalion, conducting Special Operations missions in support of the Global War on Terror, and one additional rotation as the Operations Planner and Personal Security Detachment to the Commanding General of West Point. Upon leaving the military, he spent six years with Quest Diagnostics in Cancer Diagnostics and Commercial Leadership. Brandon lives in Denver with his wife, Kelly, and their two children where they are active in their church and enjoy skiing, hiking, running and community.
Director of Finance[email protected]
Laken Stutzman is Team RWB’s Director of Finance, and a long time member of TeamRWB. In addition to the daily financial management for Team RWB, her responsibilities include budgeting, revenue forecasting, cash flow accounting, and financial analysis. She is a University of Louisville graduate and former division I field hockey player. Laken is a long time accountant, with significant experience in non-profit finance and auditing. She currently resides in Louisville, KY with her husband, Dustin, and their dog, Baxter.
Director of Camps and Special Programs[email protected]
As the Director of Camps and Special Programs, Andrew’s primary responsibility is for the execution and oversight of all Team RWB Veteran Athletic Camps, and administration of the WOD for Warriors program. The second oldest of eight kids, Andrew was born in Texas and grew up in California, Alaska, and the United Arab Emirates. Andrew is a 2006 graduate of West Point with combat tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan. An avid distance runner, Andrew also enjoys CrossFit, hiking, and skiing. Andrew currently resides in San Francisco and leads the Team RWB San Francisco community.
Brennan M. Mullaney
Mid-Atlantic Regional Director[email protected]
Brennan joins Team RWB as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Director and Washington, DC Chapter Captain. He recently earned his Master of Arts in Law & Diplomacy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University. A veteran himself, Brennan's service in the U.S. Army included two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Originally from Maryland, he is a 2005 graduate of the United States Military Academy as well as an avid outdoorsman, bluegrass fan, cyclist, and distance runner.
South Central Regional Director[email protected]
Georgina Biehl joins Team RWB as the Director of the South Central Region. She has been with Team RWB as a volunteer leader since February 2012. Previously, Georgina spent the last ten years working for Fortune 500 companies, most recently as the Director of Corporate Development serving the Oil Gas Industry. A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, she earned her BS in Mathematical Sciences and continues graduate studies in Public Administration and Organizational Development. Upon leaving Active Duty, she spent four years working as a Manpower and Organizational Consultant for NATO in Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina. She is originally from Mexico City but moved to Texas as quickly as she could!
Midwest Regional Director[email protected]
As Regional Director, Zack is responsible for strategic and operational program development to ensure chapter and community health across the Midwest Region. He provides guidance and training to develop market-specific programs to strengthen and expand newly formed and existing chapters and communities. Before joining Team RWB, Zack was an Exercise Physiologist at the University of Michigan where he provided both clinical and research-based expertise. Prior to graduate school, he held leadership positions in Whirlpool’s Global Supply Chain Leadership Development Program. Zack received his B.S. in Engineering Management and M.S. in Exercise Physiology, both from Western Michigan University. During undergrad, he was a member of the Varsity Baseball and Cycling Teams. Zack currently resides in Chicago and leads the Team RWB Chicago Chapter.
Director of Leadership Development[email protected]
Joe Quinn is the Team RWB Northeast Regional Director and New York City Chapter Captain. Previously, he was an Associate at the Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) and an Instructor in the Department of Social Sciences at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Joe also worked in Afghanistan as a Counterinsurgency Advisor for General David Petraeus’ Counterinsurgency Advisory and Assistance Team (CAAT). He spent six years in the United States Army, where he served two deployments to Iraq. Joe received a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Joe graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2002, where he played on the varsity basketball team. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, although he currently lives in Manhattan with his wife Melanie.
Pacific Regional Director[email protected]
Sarah Roberts joins TeamRWB as the Director of the Pacific Northwest Region. Prior to joining TeamRWB, Sarah worked in the tech industry at Microsoft (Seattle, WA) where she worked as a business manager and participated in many different veteran initiatives. Before that she worked at Amazon as a relationship manager where she focused on corporate Veteran initiatives and military relationships. In these roles she focused on building strategic partnerships and community outreach. Sarah earned her graduate degree from Gonzaga University with an M.A. in Organizational Leadership. She spent five years in the U.S. Army as an active duty officer where she served in Germany and completed a 15-month deployment to Iraq as a company commander. Sarah graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2005 with a degree in Environmental Science and Engineering. During her time at West Point, Sarah ran on the West Point track and Cross-Country team as well as the Triathlon team. Sarah resides in Seattle, WA with her husband Jeff, daughter, Katelynn, and their Vizsla, Nala.
Southeast Regional Director[email protected]
Firebase/Office Manager[email protected]
Eric is combat veteran who served as a Special Forces Engineer Sergeant in Afghanistan with 3rd Special Forces Group. Upon leaving the military, he graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Peace, War, and Defense. Upon graduation, he worked at Universal Strategy Group Inc. as an independent contractor for military training. Eric now lives in Tampa with his wife, Vanessa, and their son. He enjoys surfing, rock climbing, functional fitness and cycling.
Marketing and Communications Director[email protected]
As the Marketing and Communications Director, Dan’s primary responsibility is for the planning and management of Team RWB’s marketing, public relations and strategic communications program. Dan brings 19 years of management and leadership experience to Team RWB that spans military, corporate and agency roles. Dan recently spent two years at Merkle, one of the nation’s leading performance marketing agencies, designing and launching successful integrated marketing strategies across the health and insurance industries. Prior to joining Merkle, Dan spent 13 years at Aetna engaged in a variety of different roles including consulting, corporate development, marketing, product development, and digital experiences. Dan was instrumental in spearheading Aetna’s use of emerging technologies to drive member and consumer engagement. He was responsible for the development and implementation of Aetna’s social media strategy, enterprise mobile solutions and use of wellness-related gamification experiences. Dan holds a BS in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy and spent the first five years of his career on active duty as a Field Artillery Officer in the United States Army. Dan currently resides in Connecticut and is in the process of relocating to Oregon with his wife, Carrie, and two boys, Chase and Eric. When Dan isn’t connected to a digital device you can find him enjoying family time, coaching lacrosse and running in the woods.
Program Manager Southeast Region[email protected]
Patrick Griffith is a Program Manager for the Southeast Region. Prior to joining Team RWB, Patrick was an Operations and Logistics Manager for Target’s Food Distribution Center in Lake City, FL where he managed a team responsible for production flow. Patrick served as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician with the US Army, including a tour in Afghanistan. Patrick earned his Bachelor of Science from Bethel University where he also served as an assistant coach in Bethel’s football program. He now resides in Atlanta with his wife, Brittany, and their two dogs. He enjoys functional fitness, being outdoors, and all sports.
Finance Manager (A/P)[email protected]
John provides accounting services and processes payments for Team RWB's staff, regions, and chapters. He is a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel with B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Virginia. John had two deployments to Southwest Asia as a Field Artillery officer and served as an analyst and West Point professor. Since leaving the military, he has performed systems engineering and research consulting, conducts leadership training, manages a B&B, and co-owns a Virginia farm.
John is also the social director for the West Point chapter of Team RWB and enjoys running and other fitness activities. He resides in Highland Falls, NY with his wife, Tricia, son, Michael, daughter, Madeleine, and their Cavalier King Charles, Captain Molly.
Financial Manager (A/R)/Director of Gratitude
Nita Pennardt joins Team RWB as Financial Manager (A/R)/Director of Gratitude. She is primarily responsible for receivables processing and the development and maintenance of a comprehensive gratitude system.
Most recently, through Redhead Consulting, Nita has worked with contact-center and technology organizations to help them improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their operations and drive improved performance through highly engaged associates.
Prior to forming Redhead Consulting, Nita spent 22 years with Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (CCE). As Vice President, Customer Development, she lead the inception and provided strategic leadership to a four-site Customer Development Center supporting sales and service for customers across CCE’s North America Business Unit. At CCE she also served in a diverse range of roles including Florida Division Vice President of Cold Drink Sales, Corporate Internal Audit Director, Senior Information Systems Manager, and Corporate Manager of Employee Communications.
Nita received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. She is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Chartered Global Management Accountant and holds the Senior Professional Human Resources designation.
Nita resides in Bradenton, Florida, with her husband, Werner. She enjoys participating in a variety of activities including paddle boarding, motorcycling, fishing, running and triathlons. She is a Certified Level 2 PaddleFit Coach.
Development Project Manager[email protected]
As the Development Project Manager, Donnie works closely with the Director of Development and Deputy Director to plan, coordinate and move concepts into execution for Team RWB. Born and raised an Air Force brat, Donnie attended the United States Air Force Academy and graduated in 1997. After commissioning, he went on to serve over 17 years as leader in various roles culminating as a Squadron Operations Officer. He also completed eight overseas deployments as a KC-135 Navigator, Operations Planner and Electronic Warfare Officer. After his retirement from the military in January 2015, he started his own event production business and was contracted as the event coordinator for various Team RWB Enterprise level events, including the 2015 Old Glory Relay. Donnie currently lives in Las Vegas with his wife Katie and their two daughters where they are active in their local church and lead the Team RWB Las Vegas Community.