Board Of Advisors

Board Of Advisors

Workshops for Warriors’ Advisory Board provides invaluable guidance to the organization on a multitude of issues including machining education, nonprofit governance, fundraising, and other matters which arise.  The Board of Advisors is comprised of industry leaders who make themselves available to Workshops for Warriors in support of the organization’s mission to train, certify, and place veterans and wounded warriors into advanced manufacturing careers.

Greg Altman, VP District Manager, US Bank

David Alvarez, San Diego City Councilmember, District 8

Lyle Anderson, President, C&H Machine

Ricardo Benito, Senior VP, Bank of America

Max Betenbender, President, Betenbender Manufacturing

Rick Biben, Chief Executive/President, Gibbs & Cox, Inc.

Chris Cate, San Diego Councilmember, District 6

Gabriel Draguicevich, Program Manager, FRC-SW

Don Duford, Board Director of SD Social Venture Partners

Marc Edwards, Philanthropist

Tuck Forsythe, Retired, San Diego Venture Partners

Kristin Gaspar, San Diego County Supervisor, District 3

Doug Harris, President, HE&M Saw

Elizabeth Kautzmann, Chairman, FMA Industrial Laser Council

Jerry Kroetch, President, Scotchman Industries

Kathy Looman, Gene Haas Foundation

Jeff Metts, President, Dowding Industries Inc.

Ed Miller, Senior Business Development Manager, Solidworks

Brenda Miyamoto, Vice President, Reliance Steel & Aluminum

Kevin Mooney, VP Operations, General Dynamics NASSCO

Dan Newby, Educational Programs Manager, MasterCam

David Pelling, Tsuha Foundation

John Phillips, Principal, Fish & Richardson

Steve Sprigg, Retired Inventor and Engineer (Qualcomm)

Craig Vogel, VP Sales, Lenox/NWL Rubbermaid

Mark Waltz, President, ION Quality System

Ward Wilson, Director, San Diego Office, Boeing

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