JP Stevens

JP Stevens

Executive Director

JP is a retired U.S. Marine and has served in numerous leadership positions in the Federal and private sectors. He is skilled in organizational leadership and growth and is committed to expanding VMF’s resources to provide more service dogs to veterans, while also ensuring the long-term viability of VMF. Prior to coming to VMF, JP served as a senior partner at HJK Strategies, where he provided a variety of clients with business development, research, corporate strategy, organization, efficiency, and operations advice. JP has also served as a senior executive at the Aerospace Industries Association, and as a senior adviser to Senator John Glenn.

JP’s experience with the Federal Government, with congressional and legislative affairs, and with military and industrial professional organizations around the world makes him uniquely qualified to guide VMF into the future and ensure mission success for many years to come.

Nicholas Dale

Nicholas Dale

Director, Business Development, Veteran Facilitation

Nicholas is a consultant with experience in the aerospace, defense, telecommunications, and healthcare industries and whose family helped raise and train service dogs during his childhood.

Nicholas has aided a variety of clients to implement business plans, communicate with stakeholders, develop business partnerships, and guide project management activities to increase their efficiency.

Nicholas also serves as a volunteer Firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician in Arlington County, Virginia and is a passionate owner of a rescued puppy, who consistently brings joy to his household.

Sarai Osorto

Sarai Osorto

Office Manager

Sarai Osorto serves as the Office Manager for Veterans Moving Forward. She is a U.S. Air Force veteran who exited active duty to pursue her passion for education, service to community, and volunteerism. Now a graduate student seeking a degree in special education, Sarai has dedicated herself to the rehabilitation and empowerment of those in need. Most recently, Sarai served in the Office of Student Volunteerism at the University of Texas at Dallas, where she supported over 27K students and oversaw numerous volunteer projects for the school.

Through a childhood friend who was wounded in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Sarai witnessed the significant, positive impact service and therapy dogs have on Veterans with physical and mental health challenges. Today, Sarai continues the pursuit of her passion through Veterans Moving Forward, helping those who sacrificed find the support and companionship they deserve through the undying, ever-present love of man’s best friend.

Larry Grayer

Larry Grayer

Legal Counsel

With over 20 years of legal experience, Laurence Grayer is a strategic corporate counsel and executive with extensive experience advising CEOs, boards of directors, and business leaders regarding high-profile disputes and high-exposure litigation matters, commercial and government contracts, corporate compliance and governance, business transactions, government investigations, mergers and acquisitions, FAR, intellectual property, crisis management, labor and employment, risk management and mitigation, insurance coverage, and wide-ranging foreign and domestic legal matters.

Mr. Grayer is currently General Counsel, Vice President, and Chief Compliance Officer with Creative Associates International. At Creative, Mr. Grayer oversees all legal affairs and the corporate compliance function while supporting Creative’s operations in more than 30 countries across North America, South America, Africa, Europe, and Asia.

Mr. Grayer also serves on the Board of Directors and is General Counsel for Veterans Moving Forward, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving veterans with physical or mental challenges.
Graduated from St. John’s University

Robin M. Rohrback

Robin M. Rohrback

Director, Administration and Human Resources

Robin McPherson Rohrback, PHR, joined Veterans Moving Forward as a volunteer in 2013.  Volunteering with VMF gives Robin the opportunity to serve veterans, a passion that results from being an Air Force dependent growing up and the parent of an active duty U S Marine.  In addition, her love of dogs is enhanced through puppy sitting VMF service dogs in training.  In her career, Robin served as a Human Resources and Administration professional.  While raising a family, she volunteered in areas that supported both family activities and Pi Beta Phi woman’s fraternity.  Now retired, Robin volunteers with VMF as the Director, Administration and Human Resources.

Connie Tseng

Connie Tseng

Director, Veteran Facilitation

Connie Tseng serves as the Director of Veteran Facilitation within the Veteran Department. Connie served as a combat medic in Operation Iraqi Freedom with the U.S. Army. Upon completion of her military career, she has continued to serve veterans through her work at the Veterans Administration Palo Alto Healthcare System (VISN 21) in California; while simultaneously completing her Bachelor’s degree in Cell and Molecular Biology. Her compassion for others and desire to improve others quality of life has set her on a trajectory to pursue a medical career. Volunteering with Veterans Moving Forward gives Connie the opportunity to continue to serve and advocate for her fellow veterans as she did in the military and at the Veteran’s hospital.

Kim Nesbitt

Kim Nesbitt

Director, Marketing

Kim is a consultant with experience in the federal space helping agencies understand their threats and opportunities through her expertise in strategic management, enterprise risk management, and strategic foresight. She also spends her time volunteering with the Daughters of the American Revolution, is an avid athlete, having run several marathons, and is in the process of securing her masters degree in cybersecurity policy and risk management.

When she is not working or volunteering, she spends her time taking care of her two energetic rescue dogs: a lab mix named Guinness, and an Australian Cattle Dog named Macallan.