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Megan Ortiz serves as President of The Cohen Group, a global strategic advisory firm founded and chaired by former U.S. Secretary of Defense and Senator William S. Cohen.  

Previously, Ms. Ortiz served as The Cohen Group’s Chief Operating Officer from 2017 to 2022.  Before that, she managed multiple client engagements for the firm in defense, healthcare, technology, and other sectors, and helped clients to build and execute business development strategies in the US, Middle East, and Asia.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Ortiz worked at the U.S. Department of the Treasury in the Office of International Affairs, as well as at Cross Match Technologies, a provider of biometric identity management systems.

Ms. Ortiz graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University, and received her MBA from the Yale School of Management. She was also a graduate fellow at the Free University of Berlin.

She currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of the National Child Research Center, is a member of the advisory board for the Global Forum for Freedom and Justice, and has been a Women’s Global Leadership Fellow and a Strategy and Statecraft Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Zach Iscol

Zach Iscol

Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus

Albert Rabil III

Albert Rabil III

Co-Founder and Board Member at The Headstrong Project, CEO at Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, CEO and Co-Founder at Kayne Anderson Real Estate

David Petrucco

David Petrucco

Co-Founder and Vice Chairman of the Board at The Headstrong Project, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Backcast Partners

Paul Casey

Paul Casey

Chairman of the Board, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley

Ryan Sparks

Ryan Sparks

Board Member, Treasurer Chief Information Officer at Lennar Corporation, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

Kyle Carpenter

Kyle Carpenter

Author & Professional Speaker, Washington Speakers Bureau
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran
Medal Of Honor Recipient

Jay Epstien

Jay Epstien

Board Member, Partner at DLA Piper

W. Jameson McFadden

W. Jameson McFadden

Board Member, CEO of Wellington Shields

Libby Leist

Libby Leist

Board Member, Executive Producer, TODAY

Darlan Monterisi

Darlan Monterisi

Board Member, EVP and Global Head of Communications at Playtika
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

Darryl Rodgers

Darryl Rodgers

US Army Veteran,
Executive Director,
Assistant Market Head & Financial Advisor

Peter Westmeyer

Peter Westmeyer

Board Member, Founder and President at Remedy Medical Properties, Inc.

Jim Wilkinson

Jim Wilkinson

Vice Chairman at McLarty Diversified Holdings &
Executive Chairman of TrailRunner International,
U.S. Navy Reserves Veteran

William Wolfe

William Wolfe

Board Member, Co-founder and Chairman of First Washington Realty, Inc.

Dan Kaepernik

Dan Kaepernik

Chief Executive Officer
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

Amy M. Williams, PhD

Amy M. Williams, PhD

Chief Clinical Officer

Ed Lord

Ed Lord

Chief Revenue Officer

Matt Kress

Matt Kress

Chief Operating Officer
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

Randy Baker

Randy Baker

Vice President, Corporate Partnerships
Military Spouse

Lois Slubowski

Lois Slubowski

Sr. Director of Business Operations

Adrienne Gibson

Adrienne Gibson

Sr. Director, Data Science & Technology

Katie Dexter

Katie Dexter

Sr. Director, Revenue Operations
U.S. Army Veteran

Erin Mintmier

Erin Mintmier

Sr. Director, Major Gifts

Evelyn Polcari

Evelyn Polcari

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Kathryn Dosch, LPC

Kathryn Dosch, LPC

Sr. Director, Network Clinical Operations

Ned Freeze

Ned Freeze

Director of Corporate Partnerships
U.S. Army Veteran

Anna Crane, PhD

Anna Crane, PhD

Sr. Director, Network Clinical Operations

Kelsey Custer

Kelsey Custer

Director, Data Analytics

Chelsea Lynch

Chelsea Lynch

Director of Major Gifts & Foundations

Courtney Anne Konecny, LCAT

Courtney Anne Konecny, LCAT

Director, Care Coordination

Jess Franklin

Jess Franklin

Director of Human Resources

Robin Myers, LMSW

Robin Myers, LMSW

Director, Clinical Systems

Todd Townley

Todd Townley

Director, IT Operations

Marissa Wirth

Marissa Wirth

Product Manager

Renee Rudolph

Renee Rudolph

Manager, Donor Relations & Outreach

Nile Kayitare, MSW

Nile Kayitare, MSW

Clinical Care Coordinator
Military Spouse

Shae Knowlton

Shae Knowlton

Grant Coordinator

Amanda Meeks

Amanda Meeks

Manager, Corporate Partnerships

Noelle Melton

Noelle Melton

Clinical Care Coordinator
Military Spouse

Kristin Meisner

Kristin Meisner

Clinical Care Coordinator