Staff Leadership

 

 
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D. Wayne Robinson joined the professional staff of Student Veterans of America in October 2013, as the President and Chief Executive Officer; he previously served on the organization's advisory board. Mr. Robinson served in the U.S. Army and rose to the pinnacle of enlisted ranks as a Command Sergeant Major...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Randle
Matt Randle joined the professional staff of Student Veterans of America in June 2014, as Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Alumni Affairs.  He served on SVA’s Board of Directors from 2010 - 2014, and is a member of Senator Flake's Veteran Advisory Council, Representative Grijalva's Veteran...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MattStaff
Matthew Feger joined the professional staff of Student Veterans of America in June 2010. With a grandfather having served in WWII and an uncle in Vietnam, he is extremely passionate about supporting America’s veterans. Overseeing development, Mr. Feger is mainly responsible for fundraising and...
 
 
 



 
 
ChrisStaff
Dr. Chris Cate joined the professional staff of Student Veterans of America in September 2012, as Vice President of Research. Having several relatives who served -- a great-uncle in World War II, his father in the Marine reserves, uncles in Vietnam, and cousins in the Navy -- he grew up supporting and respecting...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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William Hubbard joined the professional staff of Student Veterans of America in February 2014. He received his Bachelors in International Studies from American University. After graduating, he spent several years serving government agencies to include the Department of the Navy, Department of State, and State of Indiana Department of...
 



 
WeintraubStaff
Steven Weintraub is a Colonel in the United States Marine Corps Reserves serving over 25 years on active duty. He has had numerous reserve mobilizations, holding many billets as a commander and staff officer. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1987 as a Combat Engineer, and received his commission as a Second Lieutenant in...
 
 
 
 
 
 
JaimeStaff
Jaime Martinez joined the professional staff of Student Veterans of America in January 2014, and provides legal, ethical, and policy advice in support of its organizational mission. Born and raised in Chicago, IL, Lieutenant Colonel Martinez (Ret.) earned an undergraduate degree in Political...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EmmaStaff
Emma Scherer currently serves Student Veterans of America as the Director of Communications. In this role, she develops and implements communication strategies to broaden the impact of SVA's programs and advocacy, and oversees the organization's messaging, marketing, and online presence...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Walter Tillman
Walter Tillman joined the professional staff of Student Veterans of America as Program Manager in February 2014, and currently serves as the Director of Programs. He graduated from Arizona State University in 2013, with a Bachelors in Political Science...
 
 
 


 
 
Darren Phelps
Darren Phelps enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in March 2003. Attached to what was then H&S Co. 8th Tank Battalion, he deployed to Djibouti, Africa, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Mr. Phelps holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University at Buffalo where he majored in Political Science and Pschology...
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Dan Standage was born in Mesa, AZ, and joined the Marines at the age of 17.  Shortly after high school, he shipped out to Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego for recruit training.  He attended Marine Combat Training in Camp Pendleton, CA, and completed Basic Landing Support Specialist school in Camp Lejeune, NC.  He was stationed in Okinawa...
 
 



 
 
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Kelsey Callahan joined the professional staff of Student Veterans of America as Development Associate in January 2014. She graduated early from American University in December of 2011, and inspired by the fervor of the 2008 election cycle, spent the next two years working as a Finance Operative for...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JohnStaff
John Kamin enlisted in the United States Army in November of 2005. He served with the 3rd Infantry Division, and deployed to Iraq for 15 months in 2007. After completing his active duty contract, Mr. Kamin enrolled at Hofstra University and later transferred to American University in Washington DC...
 
 
 
 
KelseyStaff  
Kelsey Hill grew up in a military family and has been around active duty and veteran servicemembers his entire life. After graduating from the University of Maryland, Mr. Hill served one year of AmeriCorps National service before joining the professional staff of Student Veterans of America in August 2013...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bawo Ayomike
 Bawo Ayomike graduated from University of the District of Columbia in 2011. He has always been interested in helping others and prior to graduation, sought out ways in which he could do so. Mr. Ayomike spent time working with high school sophomores and juniors as part of Howard Hughes Medical Institute Program at Georgetown University...
 
 
 
 
 

TylerStaff

Tyler Wright entered Naval service in 2008, and recently made the transition back into the civilian world in late 2013. HM3 Wright proudly served as a Hospital Corpsman, spending most of his military contract in the Naval Postgraduate Dental School (NPDS) located in Bethesda, MD. For two years, he assisted in the manufacture and delivery of...
 
 
 
 

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Alex Flower joined the professional staff of Student Veterans of America in November 2013, as an AmeriCorps VISTA. Prior to joining SVA, he attended Temple University in Philadelphis, PA, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History. Mr. Flower also participated in internships with Eisenhower National Historic Site...
 

 

 
KristinStaff
Kristin Moran joined the professional staff of Student Veterans of America in July 2014, as an AmeriCorps VISTA. Prior to joining SVA, Ms. Moran attended East Carolina University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She completed clinical research on Post-Traumatic Stress...




 
 
Gus
Gus Maples joined the professional staff of Student Veterans of America in July 2014 as an AmeriCorps VISTA. He previously interned with the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C....