Board of Directors


Matt Hall
President and CEO 

Matt Hall enlisted as a private at the age of 17 and served three years as an Aircraft Electrician with 1st/4th Aviation in Ft. Carson, CO. After he left active service, Matt enlisted in the California National Guard for a year before switching to the Army Reserve and becoming a Drill Sergeant with the 104th Training Division at Moffett Field, California.  Matt took a three year break in service from 1997-2000 when he re-enlisted with the same unit and continued his work as a Drill Sergeant.  Work then took him to Virginia where he joined the 83rd Training Division in the same capacity before obtaining his commission as a Second Lieutenant.  After Lieutenant Hall completed his basic course he joined the Tennessee National Guard and volunteered for a deployment to Afghanistan as an Embedded Tactical Trainer. Upon returning home, Matt moved to Indiana and joined the Indiana National Guard as a First Lieutenant and was given Command of Alpha Company, 2-151 IN on their deployment to Afghanistan. Upon returning home, Lieutenant Hall was promoted to Captain and works with the 219th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade in Operations.After working with several veterans needing help, Matt created Veteran Resource List as a way to help fellow Veterans find the help they deserve. 

 

Robert Farmer (Bobby)

Bobby Farmer began his career as a combat engineer stationed in Alaska for his first three years. After his initial enlistment he attended Special Forces selection and was selected for training. He was assigned to 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) where he served for 19 years as an Engineer Sergeant and Senior Engineer Sergeant. Bobby has several combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan as well as non-combat deployments to other locations around the world. Since retiring from the Army, Bobby splits his time between being a peer leader for other service members dealing with PTSD and other trauma and going to the Veterans Administration Hospital to help with other veterans. Bobby presently resides near Austin Texas and spends his off time with his two sons.   

 

 


Jennifer Marino

Jennifer Marino grew up in Colorado and attended the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. After receiving her commission as a Marine Second Lieutenant in May 1998, Jenn became a CH-46E helicopter pilot, deploying twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. She has served as an instructor for junior pilots, flown and conducted ground support for presidential helicopter missions worldwide, and served as Aide de Camp to the 17th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Jenn holds masters degrees from the Marine Corps University Command and Staff College and the University of Pennsylvania College of Liberal and Professional Studies. She retired at the rank of Major in August 2013, eager to continue her service in the military and veteran space. As a celebration of her retirement and a tribute to fallen heroes, Jenn completed a 2,590-mile cross-country bike ride during which she visited nearly 90 Gold Star families to learn about their fallen heroes and share their stories with others. With her passion for the outdoors and belief in the power of natural environments to facilitate peace, healing and growth, Jenn is now honored to serve as the Executive Director of Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness.

 

  
Steve Howell

Steve is an active duty, prior enlisted, Marine Corps Captain. From dedicating his life to protecting and serving others he has been introduced to men and women who have retired and or transitioned out of the military and find themselves wanting and needing to assist other military members with issues and problems that occur as a result of the answer to our nations call to arms. Steve realizes that the longer he stays in the corps, the longer he can help others. He likes to point them in the direction of healing and surround them with the same feeling of friendship he has found. Steve has been looking for an opportunity to serve and jumped at the chance to work with Veteran Resource List and help provide and incredible resource for Veterans. He sees this as an opportunity to connect those civilian companies with good intentions to the veterans who need their assistance. Steve believes this is another opportunity to serve and continue to mentor and lead his fellow warriors.

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