chief program officer
As chief program officer for Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), Jeremy Chwat coordinates and oversees all programs and services for Wounded Warriors and their family caregivers. He is responsible for ensuring existing programs are meeting the needs of these American heroes and WWP programs remain relevant and innovative to truly impact the lives of this generation of warriors in the long term.
WWP provides services including adaptive sports opportunities, caregiver retreats, benefits and career counseling, and combat stress programs to ease the burdens of the wounded service members and their families, aid in the recovery process, and smooth their transition back into civilian life.
Jeremy is a WWP founder and began as the organization's executive vice president of policy and legislation. He played a leading role in the effort to pass the Traumatic Servicemembers Group Life Insurance (TSGLI) legislation, which provides insurance benefits to wounded members of our armed forces.
Before joining WWP, Jeremy was director of public policy for the United Spinal Association, a national disability and veterans service organization that represents persons with spinal cord injuries. During his tenure with United Spinal, Jeremy helped establish a number of significant changes in the delivery of services by the Department of Veterans Affairs and its healthcare system.
A graduate of the College of Staten Island, Jeremy holds a degree in political science and is a die-hard Mets and Jets fan. He and his wife have two children.