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

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Robin M. Rohrback

Robin M. Rohrback

Director, Administration and Human Resources

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Sue Somerfield

Sue Somerfield

Acting Director, Canine Operations

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Ariel Welt

Ariel Welt

Director, Marketing

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Marilyn Williams

Marilyn Williams

Director, Veteran Facilitation

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