Wounded Warrior Project. 10 Years: a decade of service - a lifetime of commitment

Executive Staff

WWP's executive staff is a team with civilian and military experience that provides a solid organizational structure and produces quality programs for our warriors.

 

Steven Nardizzi

Steven Nardizzi, Esq.

chief executive officer


Steve helped found Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) in 2003 and currently serves as chief executive officer…
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Al Giordano

Al Giordano

chief operating officer


Founding member and chief operating officer of Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), Al Giordano has witnessed...
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Adam Silva

Adam Silva

chief development officer


As chief development officer, Adam is responsible for providing strategic direction, management, and…
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Jeremy Chwat

Jeremy Chwat

chief program officer


As chief program officer for Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), Jeremy Chwat coordinates and oversees all…
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Ronald Burgess

Ronald Burgess

chief financial officer


Ronald Burgess, a Vietnam veteran, brings extensive experience in finance and accounting leadership to…
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Ayla Hay

Ayla Hay

communications executive vice president


As communications executive vice president for Wounded Warrior Project…
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Bruce Nitsche

Bruce G. Nitsche

special projects executive vice president


A combat-wounded veteran, Bruce Nitsche sustained an injury from a land mine…
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Charlie Abell

Charlie Abell

government affairs executive vice president


As government affairs executive vice president for Wounded Warrior…
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Dave Ward

Dave Ward

mental health and family services executive vice president


Dave Ward brings more than 25 years of nonprofit experience to the executive…
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John Hamre

John Hamre

direct response executive vice president


John Hamre brings over 20 years of experience to the Wounded Warrior…
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John Molino

John Molino

programs chief of staff


John M. Molino brings extensive management experience to Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) in his…
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John Roberts

John Roberts

warrior relations executive vice president


John Roberts served in the US Marine Corps from 1982 to 1996, when he…
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Jonathan Sullivan

Jonathan Sullivan

physical health and wellness executive vice president


As physical health and wellness executive vice president for Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), Jonathan Sullivan oversees the…
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Len Stachitas

Len Stachitas

strategic giving executive vice president


Len Stachitas brings more than 30 years of management, resource…
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Ryan Pavlu

Ryan Pavlu

warrior engagement executive vice president


Ryan Pavlu’s career with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) began in…
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Mike Werstine

Mike Werstine

finance executive vice president


As finance executive vice president at Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), Mike is responsible for leading the financial reporting, budgeting...
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Jennifer Silva

Jennifer Silva

economic empowerment executive vice president


Jennifer Silva has been a valuable part of Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) since coming on board in 2008...
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Ryan Downs

Ryan Downs

operations executive vice president


Strong vision and strategic leadership are central to Ryan Downs’ role as operations executive vice president at Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP)...
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A DECADE OF SERVICE.
A LIFETIME OF COMMITMENT.

For 10 years, Wounded Warrior Project® has been honoring and empowering Wounded Warriors with a wide range of services. Check out wwp10.org to learn more, share your story, and join in our yearlong recognition.

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