Members of the Soldiers’ Angels Board of Directors and Advisory Council serve in a volunteer capacity, bringing a wide range of skills, knowledge, and experiences to the table as they guide Soldiers’ Angels in working to ensure “No Soldier Goes Unloved.”

Board of Directors

Phyllis Jo (PJ) Baunach


Attorney, Psychologist, and
Independent Mary Kay Sales Director
Alexandria, Virginia

D. Farr Nolen

Vice Chair

Haynes and Boone, LLP.
San Antonio, Texas

Kyle Brooks, DrBA


Army Reserves
Manager of Customer Care
Hahira, Georgia

Lauren Genovese,


VP & CFO, Building Management Solutions
Honeywell International
Sandy Springs, Georgia

Katie Bowen

Project Manager
Cleveland, Tennessee

Maria Carlin

Director of Investor Relations
Semper Capital Management
Casselberry, FL

Juan Forero

USMC (Retired)
Director Business Development
Synerjet Corp.
Jupiter, Florida

George Murray

USA (Veteran)
Chief Transformation Officer
ADJ Consulting
Chanhassen, Minnesota

Amy Palmer

USAF (Veteran)
President & CEO
Soldiers’ Angels
San Antonio, Texas

Aurora Perkins

Deputy City Clerk
City of San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

David Roznowski

USAF/USN (Veteran)
Founder and Chief Consultant
Kinetic Communications Marketing, LLC
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Andrew Shipe

USA (Veteran)
Vice President, Integration
Republic Services
Cave Creek, Arizona

Josh Smith

Senior Captain
Valero Energy Corporation
San Antonio, Texas

Guillermo Thorne Jr.

VP Strategic Sourcing and Contracts
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Riverview, Florida

James Webb

USN (Veteran)
NGF Global
Franklin, Tennessee

Advisory Council

Luke Anderson

Vice President, Principal Investments
Castleton Commodities International
Houston, TX

Nicolas Arkells

USA (Veteran)
Chief of Strategic Development
C3 International Inc.
Cave Creek, AZ

Dameion Brown

Army Reserves
Security Specialist
Ergon Inc.
Jackson, MS

Juli Coen

Sr. Loan Officer & Military Specialist
Northpointe Bank – TX Mortgage Division
San Antonio, Texas

Andrew Gibbs

Army Reserves (Veteran)
Oracle Federal Sr. Sales Executive
IBM Consulting
San Antonio, Texas

Jerry Hall

Owner and President
Assured Comfort Heating, Air & Plumbing
Atlanta, GA

Becky Hilton

Vizient, Inc.
Dallas, TX

Victoria Kammerude, SPHR

Administrative Assistant Associate
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
Bealeton, VA

Philip Kotwick

USN (Retired)
IT Senior Manager, Mortgage Enhancements and New Product Development
Flagstar Bank
Troy, MI 

Alan Lowe

USAF (Veteran)
General Manager
HMC Instrument & Machine Works, LLC
Spring, TX

Amit Saxena

President and CEO

Keith L. Vencel

USAF (Retired)
Human Capital Advisor/Talent Operations
Human Capital Initiatives
Mt. Juliet, TN

Mike Wallace

Johnstone Supply
San Antonio, TX

Senior Staff

Amy Palmer

USAF (Veteran)
President & CEO

Michelle Julazadeh Chavarin

Vice President of Marketing
and Communications