Watch René Bardorf, Wounded Warrior Project, Catharine Grimes, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Marcus Ruzek, The Marcus Foundation, Brenda Suits, Bank of America Foundation

Watch René Bardorf, Wounded Warrior Project, Catharine Grimes, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Marcus Ruzek, The Marcus Foundation, Brenda Suits, Bank of America Foundation

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from the 2018 Symposium

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The Good, The Bad, The Facts – Funders Panel:

René Bardorf,

Wounded Warrior

Project Senior Vice President of

Government and Community Relations

US Marines 5 years

Catharine Grimes, Director

Corporate Philanthropy at Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation

Marcus Ruzek, Program Director The Marcus Foundation

US Army 13 years

Brenda Suits, Bank of America Foundation

Senior Vice-President, Global Corporate Social Responsibility

 

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General Session 3 – The Good, The Bad, The Facts – Funders Panel

Moderated by: René Bardorf, Wounded Warrior Project Senior Vice President of Government and Community Relations                                                US Marines 5 years 10 months

 

René Bardorf Works collaboratively with Executive and Legislative Branches of government, private sector businesses, and other nonprofit organizations to enhance the impacts of WWP’s direct programs and charitable investments to empower this generation of wounded veterans and raise public awareness of the needs of our nation’s warriors and their families.

 

Senior Non-Resident Fellow, Atlantic Council

 

Senior Non-Resident Fellow in the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security. Assists the Atlantic Council with the organization and implementation of initiatives and projects designed to engage women and veterans with the Council and promote their participation in international security affairs.

 

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Public Affairs

 

Ms. Bardorf was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs, Community and Public Outreach in November 2011. She was the principal advisor to the Secretary of Defense on all matters related to strategic outreach; corporate and stakeholder engagement; community relations; national sports league partnerships; entertainment and documentaries; social responsibility and outreach policy.

 

Ms. Bardorf focused on advancing the Department of Defense’s public affairs mission: connecting Americans with their military; showcasing its myriad programs and capabilities; as well as driving key messages, enduring events and the national dialogue in support of the all-volunteer force.

 

Panelists: Catharine Grimes, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation

Director, Corporate Philanthropy at Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation

https://www.bms.com/

 

Direct two of the Foundation’s global grant programs; one focused on improving health outcomes for persons living with cancer in Central and Eastern Europe, and one focused on addressing health disparities and improving the mental health and well-bing of persons living with mental illness in the United States.

 

Marcus Ruzek, Program Director

The Marcus Foundation

https://www.marcusfound.org/

US Army 13 years

Commander of Special Forces Operational Detachment A

Afghanistan Deployment

 

Marcus Ruzek is the military and veterans program director for The Marcus Foundation. He also continues to serve in the Army National Guard, serving as the commander of Special Forces Operational Detachment A. While deployed to Afghanistan, Captain Ruzek served as a camp commander, embedded training team leader, and a combined action platoon leader. He later trained and graduated as a Green Beret.

 

Captain Ruzek received three Bronze Star Medals, one for valorous action on the battlefield, and two for meritorious service in both Afghanistan and Iraq. In 2010, he was awarded the William Few Leadership Award, given annually to the best company level Army officer in the state of Georgia.

 

Brenda Suits, Bank of America Foundation

Senior Vice-President, Global Corporate Social Responsibility

https://about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/what-guides-us/find-grants-sponsorships.html#fbid=yyHWm7u7UtB

 

The mission of the Bank of America Charitable Foundation is to make a meaningful difference in the communities we serve by identifying local priorities and consistently delivering financial and human resources to address those challenges in order to build Neighborhood Excellence

 

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Thank You for the following for making these programs possible

*Army Veteran William Wischnewsky

Owner www.lightninggraphicsga.com

*Colin Clark (Plane Ticket)

*America’s Warrior Partnership

www.americaswarriorpartnership.org

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