Owner/Operator, President of the Board
Jay lived on a farm as a boy where he raised horses. He originally enlisted as a reservist in the United States Army for 2 years and later joined the AGR program (Active Guard and Reserve). For the last 11 years, he has served as a mechanic and Motor Sergeant in the army while in Arkansas and Texas. He has had this vision for quite some time as a way to allow Wounded Warriors a way and place to hunt and to give back to his brothers and sisters in the military. As a single father of 4, he feels the farm would also allow more time to build a closer relationship with his children.
Chaplain/Licensed Professional Counselor, Board Member
Tyler serves as a counselor and assistant director of the Vale counseling center in Sunnyvale, Texas where he works with individuals, couples and families. Tyler received his bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma Baptist University and shortly after received his master’s degree in counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary. Tyler is currently pursuing a PhD. from the University of Louisiana at Monroe in family systems therapy. Upon graduating college, Tyler enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served faithfully and honorably. Upon entering Seminary, he was selected and commissioned as a Naval Officer in the Navy Chaplain Corps. Thorough his career he has served with and ministered to Marines, Navy EOD, Sea Bees, Seals, Corpsmen, and surface warfare sailors. Tyler is currently a Chaplin in the Navy reserves where he regularly meets with Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen.
Advertising and Marketing
Rick was born in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated from Curry College in 1980 with a BA in Communications (Broadcast). While in college he started his marketing / advertising adventure in telemarketing. After graduation he has been involved in radio, consumer electronics, and entertainment and advertising agency fields. With almost 40 years of experience he has been helping small and medium size companies develop, build and implement their marketing and advertising activities.
He currently serves as a Maintenance Manager for a Psychological Operations Battalion in Upper Marlboro, MD. He was born in Maryland and spent much of his childhood between New Jersey and Maryland. He joined the US Army in September of 1997 and has been stationed/served in South Carolina, Missouri, Kansas, Washington, Kuwait and Iraq. He has been on 2 deployments to Iraq and is a Disabled Vet. He went on to College and completed his Bachelors of Science with a Major in Technical Management and Minor in Computer Information Systems, and is currently enrolled in his 2nd Bachelors of Science program in Computer Information Systems minoring in Computer Programming. As stated previously, he has been serving in the US Army since 1997. Putting in 10 years Active Duty, and 6 years in the US Army Reserves working as a Wheeled Mechanic and a Human Resources Specialist. During his time in the military, he has spent time volunteering with various youth organizations.