MEET OUR BOARD

We are a collective of unique skills and diverse backgrounds, but we come together as a singular team bound by a passion for assisting our service members.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chris White

Board President,
President/CEO, Louisiana Pepper
Exchange and Chemetech,
U.S. Army Veteran

Patricia Darnauer

Board Secretary
Executive Vice President, LBJ Hospital,
Harris Health System
U.S. Army Veteran

Kevin McFadden

Board Treasurer,
Managing Director, Energy, Investment & Corporate Banking
Mizuho Securities USA LLC

Hank Adams

Unmanned and Autonomy
Systems Engineer Senior Manager,
Booz Allen Hamilton,
U.S. Navy Veteran

Gaw Jones Jr.

Workforce Development Manager,
Brown & Root Industrial Services LLC,
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

Joseph Brent

Corporate Banker,
JP Morgan

Kyle Devlin

Corporate Business Development,
Chevron,
U.S. Coast Guard Veteran

Will Hales

Managing Director,
Market Cross, LLC.

Shannon Evans

Talent Consultant,
Clean Harbors
U.S. Navy Veteran

Jennifer Bickley

General Counsel,
SOFEC

advisory board

Scott Hayes

Capital Introduction Team,
Fidelity Investments

Shane Pilgrim

Independent Consultant,
Kaya Co Ventures,
U.S. Air Force Veteran

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NextOp is a nonprofit organization engineered to meet the unprecedented employment challenges and opportunities facing military members and veterans today.