Brandon Brice/Veterans Empowerment Organization
Director of Strategic Partnerships and Development
Brandon earned a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Howard University, a Master’s of Science in International Affairs from Rutgers University and is currently completing his Executive Master’s in Public Administration from Columbia University. Brandon has interned on Capitol Hill in the Office of former United States House Speaker, J. Dennis Hastert and served as a fellow with the Heritage Foundation and the United Nations. Brandon began his career as an Associate with National Urban League and later became a Senior Organizer for the Abyssinian Development Corporation being an advocate for seniors rights and at-risk youth. In less than two years Brandon was appointed to serve as the former Director of Education and African American Affairs for New Jersey Governor Chris J. Christie and was later appointed to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Brandon currently served as a regular featured Columnist for the Washington Times and now is a Columnist for Communities Digital News. Brandon currently serves as Director of Strategic Partnerships and Resource Development for Veterans Empowerment Organization. Brandon has been featured as a pundit and policy analyst on Fox News, ABC News, NY-1’s Inside City Hall, BET, CNN, MSNBC’ and Grit-TV. Mr. Brice’s articles and work has appeared on AM-New York, the Washington Post, the Washington Times and Ebony.com. Brandon has given lectures at the Center for American Progress, Baruch College, Princeton University, the Harbor League, the National Black Law Students Association and the Alexander Hamilton Society in Washington, D.C.
Jason Larivee /Wounded Warrior Project Alumni
Warriors to Work Specialist for WWP
To raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members. To help injured service members aid and assist each other. To provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members.
Zachary Rogers/Kellen Company
Kellen Company is a global association services company providing solutions to trade associations, professional societies, foundations and other non-profits groups in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Kellen’s services include full-service association management, strategic planning, financial management, public relations, digital marketing, meetings management, crisis communications, social media programs, video production, website development and codes/ standards services. Founded in 1964, Kellen Company serves more than 100 clients from offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, New York, Washington D.C., Brussels and Beijing.
Jorge Orlandini/Team Red, White and Blue
Atlanta Chapter President
Jorge Orlandini is a veteran of the US Army with two combat deployments as an infantry officer. After the end of his military service, Jorge volunteered to lead the local Atlanta Chapter of Team RWB whose mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through social and physical activity.