Our Staff

bio-gene-birdwellGene Birdwell
, Founder & Chairman


bio08Nick Wilks, Executive Director Operations


bio-david-maulsbyDavid Maulsby
, Executive Director Support & Fundraising

With 27 years of ministry experience, most of those as a pastor, David was the first member of the staff to meet and mentor veterans. David also began the first support groups for our veterans, and later he also led a family support group. Instrumental in the birthing of Camp Hope, he now leads in development and financial support of the work of the Foundation.

bio08Samuel Askins, Director National Outreach


bio08Ann Marie LaRoque, Director of Camp Hope


bio08Will Holder, Veterans Coordinator


bio-derek-kolbDerek Kolb
, Special Events Coordinator