Board of Directors
CEO - Chaunte’ N. Myers, MPA, Chaunte’ N. Myers is no stranger to understanding military culture. Growing up as an Air Force dependent in a family steeped in military tradition, it is easy to understand her drive, determination and unyielding passion for serving the military and the military-affiliated community. As a U.S. Air Force OIF/OEF Veteran serving 15+ years, Chaunte’ has a deeply rich perspective regarding the trials and tribulations associated with multiple long-term deployments and can attest all too well to the sacrifices related to steadfastly maintaining such commitments. Having honourably served in an Active Duty as well as Reserve capacity, she brings a realistic perspective and understanding with respect to addressing the functional challenges associated with transitioning from a military commitment and reintegrating into the civilian sector as a veteran.
Since 2011, Mrs. Myers has served as Chief Executive Officer of Centurion Military Alliance (CMA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit, community-based transition assistance program designed to train, prepare and educate our nation’s transitioning military, veterans, family members and caregivers. Considered a force-multiplier for DOD-TAP, CMA’s multidisciplinary integrated curriculum (co-authored by Mrs. Myers) is built upon a foundation of holistic health and well-being which underpins and further supports three core societal pillars: Educational Attainment, Financial Literacy, and Vocational Proficiency. CMA’s curriculum which has been successfully utilized by over 7000 transitioning active duty, veterans, spouses and caregivers to date.
Today, CMA’s program is seen as an innovative game-changer – a uniquely robust Community-Based Transition Assistance Program that has garnered notable attention from the DOD Transition Assistance Program (TAP) and among military service organizations. Under Chaunte’s collaborative direction, CMA has successfully forged relationships with organizations such as Army Solider for Life (SFL), Association of the United State Army (AUSA), Air Force Association (AFA), Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA), United Service Organizations (USO) – Pathfinder Program, the Society of Human Resources (SHRM) and many other local, national, public, private, faith-based and non-profit like-minded support organizations that have coalesced to form a comprehensive transition support network.
Committed to being a life-long learner, Chaunte’ holds a Bachelor of Science in Business with an emphasis in Applied Management as well as a Master of Public Administration (MPA) with an emphasis in Government & Policy degree from Grand Canyon University. She also holds multiple Personal Training certificates, a CrossFit Level 1 Certificate, a Masters Level Certificate in Human Resource Management, and an Executive Level Career Coach Certificate. She is currently enrolled in a Doctorate of Business Administration with Trident University International. Excitandis in te Fortis – “Awaken the Warrior”
COO - Karin Childress Wiley –Ms. Childress-Wiley has navigated a 20-year career in Talent Acquisition and Staffing with much of that time focused on Veteran and Military Spouse Employment. As founder of the Veteran Employment Program for Military.com (owned by Monster.com) and Head of Strategy for Fastport, a DOD/DOL/DOL VETS Contractors and Apprenticeship Intermediary, Ms. Childress-Wiley has led Veteran recruitment initiatives for numerous Fortune 500 Companies, VSOs,small businesses and supporting Organizations and is highly adept in the process to connect Service Members in transition to Industry and Employers. Today, Ms. Childress-Wiley is the Chief Operations Officer of CMA, with a focus on developing, communicating, executing, and sustaining corporate strategic initiatives, audience expansion and digital tools for CMA’s sponsors and partners. Karin is a also a Strategic Advisor for CMAs partner Military Talent Group, a New York based Tech company with an OnDemand Learning and Advisory platform for Employers. The platform feature AskAce, an AI Veteran Program Support tool. Karin is Military Spouse and 2017 Military Spouse of the Year recipient.
CTO - Brandon K. Hall, B.S.B.A., is a 10-year, OEF/OIF Air Force Veteran. Upon separating from the USAF, Mr. Hall has served to provide Peer-to-Peer mentoring/coaching for veterans and the larger military-affiliated community. For the past 5 years, Mr. Hall has served as CMA Chief Technology & Continuity Officer – managing all aspects of the organization’s IT integration, data analytics, computer support and administrative processes.