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Board Of Directors

Rudy Grimaldo

Chairman

Mr. Grimaldo is  Senior Vice President for a healthcare management company. He received an MBA from USC Marshall School of Business and is a Veteran of Afghanistan where he served as a Captain in the U.S. Army. He brings a broad business background to NDVets.

Jennifer Kim

Vice Chairman

As a Supervising Attorney for the State, Ms. Kim brings more than 16 years of government and policy expertise to the NDVets Board of Directors. In addition to serving as an instructor for the National Association of Attorneys General and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Ms. Kim also serves on the Board of the Conference of California Bar Associations.

Mark Robeson

Treasurer

Mr. Robeson brings over 35 years of management and finance experience in both the for-profit and nonprofit arenas. During the past 15 years, he has been the senior officer responsible for commercial real estate lending in Union Bank’s multi-state Business Banking operation. Previously he held senior leadership positions at both Security Pacific and Bank of America. Mr. Robeson was also the COO/chief credit officer for California Community Reinvestment Corp. He served as a U.S. Army Intelligence Officer and holds an MBA in finance/management from Arizona State University and a graduate certificate in finance from Stanford University.

Elijah Adams

Mr. Adams is president and CEO of Faith Electric and General Building Contractors, LLC. Formerly, Mr. Adams was a principal in Industrial and Private Equity practices at Bain and Company and vice president in BNY Mellon’s corporate strategy group, where he led the development of a new product that became a $25M+ revenue business. Elijah earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Santa Clara University and a joint master’s degree from the School of Computer Science and the Tepper Graduate School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.

Ray Delgado

Retired. Past Board Member.  Vietnam Veteran and CFO AMVETS Foundation.  Member of the American Legion, VFW and Vietnam Veterans of America.

Martin Whelan

Martin (Marty) Whelan is Northrop Grumman’s Corporate Lead Executive in the Greater Los Angeles area.  He serves as the company’s primary liaison for high level customer interface with the Air Force and other U.S. Government organizations. Marty joined Northrop Grumman in 2016 following a career in the Air Force, where he served in a broad range of leadership and management positions. He most recently served as the Director for Future Operations, HQ U.S. Air Force, in the Pentagon.  During his Air Force career, he commanded at the squadron and wing levels and has performed the missile warning, space control and missile operations missions and has served in key space policy and strategy development positions.

 

Darin Selnick
Darin Selnick

Darin Selnick is an independent consultant who provides a variety of services to corporations and non-profits in the areas of veteran’s healthcare, government relations, community outreach, business development, and other issues. Recently, Mr. Selnick was a Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.  His major responsibility was the implementation of the MISSION Act, the biggest transformation of the VA healthcare system in over 20 years. Mr. Selnick is a retired Air Force Captain. He volunteers his time as a board member of the West Los Angeles Veterans Home Support Foundation and has been very active in veteran’s issues.  He joined the Jewish War Veterans in 1994 and has had various leadership positions including the Past Department Commander of the Department of California. Darin is also a member of the American Legion, AMVETS and Air Force Association.

David Baylor
David Baylor

Mr. David Baylor, retired executive vice president, DirecTV, and founder and principal of DB Technology, a consultancy focused on media, technology, and organizational change. He is a senior executive with over 40 years’ experience in broadcast television engineering and operations. He has a demonstrated successful track record of strategic planning, cutting edge technology development and implementation, as well as leading organizational change in a diverse environment. He has solid experience in developing and managing annual budgets in excess of $100 million.  Mr. Baylor served in the US Army (1969-1971) as a microwave radio repairman in Vietnam.

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