Leadership

General William L. "Spider" Nyland (FL)

Chairman

General William L. "Spider" Nyland served the Corps more than 37 years, retiring in 2005 as the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps.  more ›

 


Eric J. Candelori (VA)

Vice Chair

Eric Candelori is First Vice President-Investments with Merrill Lynch. more › 


Richard C. Hartnack (MN)

Treasurer

Rick Hartnack is vice chairman and head of consumer and small business banking at US Bancorp, the institution he joined in April 2005 from Union Bank of California, where he had served as vice chairman, director and head of the community banking group since 1991. more ›


Kevin N. Ainsworth (NY)

General Counsel

Kevin Ainsworth chairs the Scholarship Foundation's New York Leatherneck Ball committee, now in its 50th year.  He actively supported the Scholarship Foundation since he joined that committee in 1998. more ›


Ronald Armstrong (FL)

As the CEO of the Strong Value Group, a health care consulting company, Ron Armstrong provides leadership to the health care industry through cutting edge market awareness offering guidance to suppliers in establishing and delivering the solutions hospital systems need to reduce costs and maximize revenues. more ›


Catherine D. Barker (TX)

Colonel Catherine Barker, USMCR (Ret.), works in the civilian technology industry for Hewlett Packard company, where she is a District Sales Manager in the Imaging and Printing Group for the Federal Public Sector. more ›


Richard Bergen (NJ)

Richard Bergen has served on the committees for the Scholarship Foundation New York Leatherneck Ball and the Jersey Shore Golf Tournament for 10 years. more ›

 


Matthew J. Carroll (VA)

Matt Carroll is the Executive Director of Business Development with the Fluor Government Group focused on supporting the Department of Defense and other federal agencies around the world, including Iraq and Afghanistan. more ›

 


Deborah Gann Carstens (AZ)

Deborah Carstens is a Scholarship Foundation campaign member and Phoenix dinner Scarlet & Gold committee member. more ›

 


H. Lee Dixson, Jr. (MD)

Lee Dixson joined Robison International, Inc. in February of 2003 as Director, Government Relations and currently serves as Executive Vice President. Lee has more than 35 years of experience working in the financial management field in the Department of Defense. more ›


Craig J. Duchossois (IL)

Craig Duchossois is a Scholarship Foundation campaign member and Chicago dinner co-chairman.  He served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1968-1971. more ›

 


Donald W. Faul (CA)

Don Faul is the Vice President of Online Operations for Facebook, Inc., managing global operations for Facebook’s user support, developer support, content moderation, and fraud management. more ›

 


Nathaniel C. Fick (DC)

Nathaniel C. Fick was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) in June 2009. more ›

 


Patrick J. Finneran, Jr. (MO)

Patrick Finneran was commissioned in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1967 via the NROTC program at Notre Dame and is a Vietnam combat veteran. more ›

 


Michael K. Hayde (CA)

As its Chief Executive Officer, Michael Hayde is responsible for the operations and organization of Western National Group (WNG), one of the nation’s largest privately held apartment owners/developer companies. Having joined the firm in 1971, he became president of Western National Properties, the development arm of WNG, in 1981. more ›


Lieutenant General Jan C. Huly USMC (Ret.) (VA)

Jan Huly’s 37 years of active service culminated with his assignment as Deputy Commandant for Plans, Policies and Operations. more ›

 


David A. Jones (NC)

Dave Jones, a Naval Aviator, served in the Marine Corps from 1965 until 1995. more ›

 

 


Sergeant Major Carlton W. Kent USMC (Ret.) (VA)

Carlton Kent served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1976 until 2011, and as sixteenth Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps from April 2007 until June 2011. more ›


Robert P. Kudwa (SC)

Bob Kudwa is a 38-year veteran pilot with wide-ranging airline and military experience. more › 

 

 


Burrell H. Landes, Jr. (CO)

Burrell Landes enlisted in the U. S. Marine Corps and rose from private to corporal and second lieutenant to colonel before retiring to enter the business world. more ›

 


Robert E. Lund (TX)

A former Marine helicopter pilot and Vietnam veteran, Bob Lund is chairman and CEO of eGistics, Inc., a provider of on-demand, image-based document management solutions to the financial and health care industries. more ›

 


Lieutenant General Frederick McCorkle USMC (Ret.) (TN) 

Frederick McCorkle entered the U.S. Marine Corps in 1967 and retired in 2001.  He last served as Deputy Commandant for Aviation, Headquarters Marine Corps, Washington, D.C. more ›


Dennis P. Morris (TX)

Dennis Morris is president and CEO of Allen Vanguard Corporation, a global leader in applying technologies and expert threat knowledge into fieldable solutions against terrorist threats (including Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), Radio Controlled IEDs, CBRN agents). more › 

 


John M. Rouse (PA)

John Rouse is president and CEO of the Rouse Group Development Company, L.P. more ›

 


Charles C. Scianna (TX)

Charles Scianna is a Scholarship Foundation campaign cabinet member and Houston dinner Scarlet & Gold committee co-chairman.  He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during college and in Vietnam. more ›


K. Patrick Sirmon (AL)

Patrick Sirmon retired from the Marine Corps Reserve in 1993 as a colonel. A naval aviator and flight instructor, his Marine service included more than four years of active duty, with service in Viet Nam. more ›

 


Lieutenant General Martin R. Steele, USMC (Ret.) (FL)

Martin Steele was born in Philadelphia, PA and raised in Fayetteville, AR, Lieutenant General Martin R. Steele enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in January 1965. more ›


Sarah M. Stokes (TX)

Sarah Stokes served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 2001 until 2005 as a logistics officer. more ›

 

 


Lieutenant General George J. Trautman III USMC (Ret.) (VA)

George Trautman began his military career as a Marine Corps aviator in 1974.  During more than 36 years on active duty, he served in a wide variety of assignments and commanded units at every level prior to his retirement in 2011. more ›


Owen O. West (NY)

A third generation Marine, Owen West is a managing director of energy trading for Goldman Sachs. more ›

 


Lieutenant General Stephen G. Olmstead USMC (Ret.) (VA)
Chairman Emeritus

Stephen G. Olmstead served as chairman of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation for six years. He is past president of Partners Against Drug Abuse, Inc. and served on the board of directors of the International Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association. more ›


Lieutenant General Jeffrey W. Oster USMC (Ret.) (VA)
Chairman Emeritus

Lieutenant General Jeffrey Oster served in a civilian capacity in Iraq from February through June 2004 as the Deputy Administrator and Chief Operating Officer of the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA), one of the two principal deputies to Ambassador L. Paul Bremer. more ›

 


 

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