Military Saves announces the formation of its first-ever advisory board. This dynamic group is comprised of a diverse set of partners from many different organizations that support the military community. Advisory board members serve a two-year term and meet monthly via video conferencing, and once a year in-person at the Military Saves Washington, DC office. Their efforts will help further the Military Saves mission to motivate, support, and encourage military families and veterans to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth.
“Continuing to support the financial readiness of the military community has always been a priority for me,” said Angela Caban, Director of Military Saves. “This inaugural advisory board will take us to the next level of financial readiness for all those affiliated with the military community. This group of dedicated leaders has always been laser-focused on the financial well-being of the military community. I’m delighted and honored to welcome a group of community leaders with the experience and expertise to help us carefully chart our path forward.”
Military Saves Proudly Welcomes the Following Professionals to its Inaugural Advisory Board:
- Brian Alvarado, Deputy Director of Workforce Development, Hiring Our Heroes
- Shay Cook, Financial Readiness Manager, FINRA Investor Education Foundation
- Jen Davis, Government Relations Deputy Director, National Military Family Association
- Andia Dinesen, Executive Vice President of Communications and Operations, Association of Military Banks of America
- Tom Kastner, Financial Wellness Vice President, Wounded Warrior Project
- Aaron Levy, Acting Director, Individual and Community Preparedness Division, FEMA
- Jerry Quinn, Chief Operating Officer and Secretary, American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association (AAFMAA)
- Shannon Razsadin, Executive Director, Military Family Advisory Network
- Bianca Strzalkowski, Managing Editor, AmeriForce Media
- Andi Wrenn, PFC Provider Network Manager, Zeiders Enterprises, Inc.
“I am honored to join the Military Saves Advisory Board,” shared Aaron Levy, Acting Director of FEMA’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division. “Military families deserve our nation’s gratitude and more importantly, our unwavering support in helping them become resilient to disasters large and small. I look forward to working with my colleagues in this noble pursuit.”
Advisory Board Member Brian Alvarado added, “Building opportunity for economic stability for our military families is something I am incredibly passionate about through my work at the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s initiative, Hiring Our Heroes. I hope that my experience in this space will lend a valuable voice to this advisory board. I look forward to working with this team.”Read comments