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OUR STAFF

The Independence Fund was an all volunteer organization until late 2015, as the fund has grown we have been blessed to welcome the following staff members:

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Sarah Verardo

Chief Executive Officer and Caregiver of a wounded U.S. Army Veteran

980-333-8267

Bob Carey

Chief Advocacy Officer and Retired U.S. Navy Veteran

202-779-1598

Since 2017

Laura Caldwell

Laura Caldwell

Chief Development Officer and wife of a U.S. Army National Guard Veteran and mother of U.S. Army Soldier

980-999-4205

Since 2019

Jeremy Davis

Chief Operating Officer and U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Officer

980-999-4217

Since 2018

Sam Johnson

Chief Programs Officer and U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Officer

980-999-4208

Since 2018

Sarah Reidy-Jones

Brand Engagement Director and Daughter of a U.S. Air Force Veteran

980-999-4209

Since 2019

Robert Becker

Casework Director and Son of a Retired U.S. Army Officer

888-851-7996

Since 2019

Coming Soon

Finance Director                           

 

Since 2020

Mervyn Jones

Government Affairs Director and Husband of a U.S. Army Veteran

202-805-9803

Since 2018

Bobby Carrasquillo

Operations Director and U.S. Army Veteran

980-999-4212

Since 2017

Rashelle Oxborough

Corporate Partnership Manager and Family member of U.S. Veteran

320-221-3343

Since 2020

Stephanie Tharin

Development Operations Manager and family member of U.S. Veterans

980-999-4203

Since 2017

Denise Coladonato

Development Manager

704-493-9848

Since 2020

Phil Limauge

Programs Manager and U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

980-999-4204

Since 2018

Faun O'Neel

Special Programs Manager and Caregiver of a wounded Army Veteran

704-890-4062

Since 2018

Jacy Kocan

Development Specialist

980-205-5099

Since 2020

Coming Soon

Communications Coordinator

Since 2020

Nick Armendariz

Executive Coordinator and U.S. Army Veteran

704-264-3014

Since 2019

Linda Bryan

Programs Coordinator and Retired U.S. Air Force Veteran

980-999-4213

Since 2017

Jodi Harman

Advocacy/Government Relations Assistant and wife of a U.S. Marine Corps Officer

704-763-3083

Since 2018