Cindy Creed - (2009-Current) Treasurer/Secretary, Board of Directors
Cindy Creed graduated from Arizona State University in 1985 with a degree in Accounting. She is currently a partner in the CPA firm of Creed, Dietrich & Robinson.
She married her husband in 1986 and they moved to Michigan and Kansas where Craig served as a Captain in the Air Force. Craig served for ten years and did a tour in the Gulf Conflict. Cindy's father retired from the Army and her son is serving in the Arizona National Guard as an MP and he did an 18 month tour to Afghanistan.
Cindy, Craig and Rusty have also served with the Patriot Guard Organization.
Cindy became involved with Vet Tix when Craig was tragically killed in a motorcycling accident in 2009 coming home from a Patriot Guard mission.Roger A. Grad - (2012-Current) Member, Board of Directors
His practice also includes business and finance law, particularly in the formation of limited partnerships, limited liability companies, general partnerships, corporate mergers, corporate dissolutions, and public offerings. Roger counsels individuals and business clients in tax and estate planning issues involving complex claims in state, federal civil trial, and appellate courts, as well as tax, probate, and bankruptcy courts, and alternative dispute resolution forums.
Additionally, he practices entertainment law representing clients in regard to entertainment-related agreements and transactionsTravis J. Leach - (2012-Current) Member, Board of Directors
Mr. Travis J. Leach is Partner at Ballard Spahr LLP and focuses his practice in the area of corporate, securities, and finance.Mr. Leach has significant experience with public offerings, private placements, corporate governance matters (including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance), SEC reporting obligations, and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Leach helps lead the firm's Sports and Entertainment practice. He counsels professional athletes, coaches, entertainers, and ownership groups in contract and licensing negotiations and a variety of other individual business ventures.
Mr. Leach has been involved in over $3 billion in corporate transactions, including over $250 million in endorsement deals negotiated with major fortune 500 corporations.Jessica Berry - (2008-Current) Member, Board of Directors
Jessica Berry is known for her support of the military and love of sports. Growing up in Denver made her a lifelong Denver Broncos and Nuggets fan…the same state where she also joined the United States Air Force and served at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs. After serving nearly four years in the Air Force, she received a direct commission in the U.S. Navy Reserve, working as a Public Affairs Officer for an additional 11 years.
Jessica lived in Washington D.C. for several years and in 2007, made the team as a Washington Redskins Cheerleader Ambassador. That same year, she was voted "One of the 50 Most Beautiful People on Capitol Hill" by The Hill newspaper for her work in military legislative advocacy.
After working in the Pentagon, Jessica moved back to Denver where she currently resides with her family. Jessica and her husband Michael were married on their favorite day of the year, Veterans Day.Chris Blindheim - (2008-Current) Founder/Member, Treasurer of the Board
Chris Blindheim is a proud Veteran of the United States Marine Corps (1983-1986). He grew up in Seattle Washington and is the son of a Marine Veteran. Chris graduated boot camp with honors and was promoted to Private First Class. Completed Infantry Training School at Camp Pendleton where he received the 0311 MOS. Chris was sent to Fort Huachuca Arizona for cross training in early warning devises, ground sensors SCAMP. He then was sent off to Okinawa Japan for 3 years. While in Okinawa, he received 2 more meritorious promotions to the rank of Corporal. Chris attended RIP School and got his 3rd MOS as a Recon Marine. He was honorable discharged in 1986 as a Corporal up for Sgt.
Chris currently is a business owner (1998-present) in Arizona of a construction company that specializes in drilling, excavation and shoringDwayne Somers - (2008-Current) Founder/Member, Board of Directors
Dwayne D Somers survives his father who proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps in its Artillery Division. He also has close ties with an Uncle who served 2 tours in Vietnam. His Uncle served with the Unites States Army as well as with the United States Air Force. Dwayne also has a cousin who served during the first gulf war with the United States Navy as a Seebee. He has the utmost respect for all of those who have sacrificed themselves for the freedom's we all enjoy today and will enjoy tomorrow.
Dwayne graduated from Arizona State University (98) with a bachelor's degree in English. As well as being one of the top salespersons in the 4th largest corporation in the world, he has earned several accolades and certificates in each position held. Dwayne has been working in internet sales and marketing for the past 8 years with an additional 8 years of sales previous to moving to the virtual world. Along with being the Sales Manager for an up and coming online credit card processing company, and owning his own consulting company, he is committed to the success of this companies current and future goals.FeedbackTommy says:
Thank you VETTIX donors!! My wife and I have wanted to see this show for years, the tickets were simply out of our budget.
I would like to thank Cirque du Soleil-International Headquarters for the amazing tickets for Cirque du Soleil-Crystal. The seats were incredible and my daughter and myself really enjoyed the show. We can’t thank you enough for the opportunity to have a quality mother daughter date. Being a disabled vet, on a fixed income, we don’t always get to do a lot of activities so we appreciate it.
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