Mike Erwin

Chairman of the Board

Mike is responsible for the strategic direction of Team RWB, which includes administration of the board, program and service development, financial, tax, and fund-raising management, and making sure that the organization and its partnerships are aligned with Team RWB's mission. Mike earned a MS in Psychology from the University of Michigan, is a major in the US Army, and teaches psychology and leadership at the US Military Academy at West Point, where he lives with his wife and children.

James McBride

Board Member

James is responsible for Team RWB's financial management: budgeting, cash flow, investments, and accounting. A former Army aviation officer, with combat tours to both Iraq and Afghanistan, he is currently an associate sales consultant with Synthes Spine, a leading developer of implants and instruments for the treatment of fractures, tumors, deformities, and degenerative diseases of the spine. He lives with his wife in the Tri-Cities, Tennessee area.

Larry Olson

Marketing and Communication Director

Larry is responsible for the strategic oversight of all marketing and promotional activity for Team RWB, including promotion, media relations, brand management, website development, and outreach support. He is the vice president and director of marketing at John Wiley & Sons, a global publishing company based in Hoboken, New Jersey, and he lives with his wife and children in Briarcliff Manor, New York.

Lindsay Hartig

Secretary of the Board

Lindsay is responsible for documenting all formal discussions between the Board of Directors as well as serves as the Director of Gratitude ensuring all TeamRWB donors are recognized.  She is a 2006 graduate of the United States Military Academy and a former Army Intelligence Officer with a combat tour to Iraq, she is currently a Clinical Sales Consultant for ThermoFisher Scientific in the Tri-State area and holds a NASM Certification for Personal Training. She lives on West Point in New York with her two kids & husband, Ben who continues to serve as an Army Infantry Officer training cadets.  

 

Jonathan Algor

Legal Director

Jonathan is responsible for the strategic direction for all fundraising and development activities, including designing and implementing a plan for key partnerships and cultivating individual, corporate, and foundation support.  He is a 2002 graduate of the United States Military Academy and earned a JD/MBA from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.  A former Army officer, with two combat tours to Iraq, he is currently a judicial clerk for a federal judge and lives with his wife and children in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

William B. Reynolds III, CPT(R)

Director of Veteran Outreach

Will is a former Army infantry officer with the 10 Mountain Division, he was wounded in Baghdad in 2004. Upon medical retirement from the military and after graduate school, Will began his career as a senior consultant with Deloitte Consulting, LLP. He is based in Washington, DC, where he lives with his wife and children.

Mark Erwin

Director of Strategy

Mark is responsible for providing strategic and operational guidance for the organization. He works closely with the Chief Operating Officer and other board members to outline long-term strategy and developmental goals for Team RWB. Mark is also active in the Washington DC chapter, where he supports the veteran outreach and athletic programs in the greater DC area. A former Army officer with over six years of service, including sixteen months of combat deployment time, Mark now works for the federal government in Washington DC. Mark and his family reside in Falls Church, Virginia.

Sam Linn

Director of Leadership Development

As a member of the Board of Directors, Sam's focus on behalf of the board is the design and implementation of Team Red, White, and Blue’s leadership development program. A veteran with 12 years service in the U.S. Army, including five deployments with Ranger and Infantry units, Sam has been decorated twice for valor in combat, and continues to serve on active duty as a Major. An avid believer in Functional Fitness, Sam founded WOD for Warriors in 2011. He expanded and developed W4W until 2013, at which point he transitioned it fully to Team RWB. Sam earned his MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and currently teaches Economics at the United States Military Academy where he resides with his wife and three children. They are currently preparing to move to Colorado, where he will deploy again to Afghanistan with the 4th Infantry Division.

Joanna Graham

Board Member

Joanna Graham grew up in St. Louis, MO before moving to Washington D.C. to attend Georgetown University.  She currently works as the Director of Field Marketing at the Graduate Management Admission Council---an educational non-profit that owns the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT®), an exam delivered to nearly 250,000 prospective graduate business students in 111 countries worldwide each year.  She is responsible for marketing strategy in the U.S., Canada and Latin America with a focus on military outreach, diversity initiatives and strategic partnerships.  Joanna’s been involved with military and veteran support since 2004 when she married into the U.S. Marine Corps (husband, Kevin), but her military roots date back to the 1940s with a grand father who served in WWII, and a father who served in the Army during the Vietnam War and is a Bronze Star recipient.  Joanna has served as a leader in our Washington DC chapter since early 2012.