Jamie has 30 years of experience working with non-profits. She was the CEO of a behavioral health organization in KY and retired to Myrtle Beach, SC. She is the President of Forging Forward, and is invested with helping active duty and veteran military and law enforcement and their families, and Gold Star Families. Suicide prevention, socialization, and connectivity is her mission.
Bobby is the Founder of Forging Forward and the Vice President. He is constantly on the move, helping people across the world in so many different ways. He is our inspiration! Living in North Carolina, Bobby travels the world touching people with his story and comedy.
Photo by Stacy Pearsall, Veterans Portrait Project
Shawn is the Treasurer of Forging Forward. She worked for a non-profit in KY for more than 21 years, retired and now works for the PVA Office in Greensburg, KY. She lives in Greensburg along with her husband, daughter, and two precious grandsons. Shawn has family members who served in the military and is invested in suicide prevention.
Annie is the widow of a retired military veteran. She is Forging Forward's Secretary. Annie is a former flight nurse and now runs a beautiful business in Estes Park, Colorado called Annie's Mountain Retreat. Annie is personally touched by suicide and she is invested in suicide prevention.