Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps | MOH Recipient
Sergeant Dakota Meyer joined Hiring Our Heroes and Toyota as a Personal Branding Ambassador in 2015. Dakota was awarded the Medal of Honor (MOH) for his actions during the Battle of Ganjgal on September 8, 2009 in Afghanistan. He is the second youngest living MOH recipient. Dakota Meyer is passionate about engaging with young service members and veterans about the importance of early preparation for military-to-civilian transition.
Military Community Leader | U.S. Marine Corps
Bonnie Amos joined Hiring Our Heroes and Toyota as a Personal Branding Ambassador in 2016. She is the spouse of General James F. Amos, 35th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps. Bonnie entered military life while working as a young banking professional. She is military spouse of 42 years with 29 household moves under her belt. Bonnie is a passionate champion for Military Spouse career and employment issues.
Hon. Patrick Murphy
32nd Under Secretary of the Army | U.S. Army
The Honorable Patrick Murphy joined Hiring Our Heroes and Toyota as a Personal Branding Ambassador in the Fall of 2017. He is America's first Iraq War veteran elected to the U.S. Congress and later served as the 32nd Under Secretary of the U.S. Army until January 2017. Patrick provides keynote and opening remarks for Sports Expos, Community Engagement Events, and Transition Summits including Networking Receptions.
Military Community Advocate | U.S. Air Force
Betty Welsh joined Hiring Our Heroes and Toyota as a Personal Branding Ambassador in the Fall of 2017. She is the spouse of General Mark Welsh, 20th Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, a military community advocate, and accomplished public speaker. Betty is passionate about the power of military spouse networking and mentorship.
Former Director, Soldier for Life | U.S. Army
Adam Rocke joined Hiring Our Heroes and Toyota as a Personal Branding Ambassador in the Fall of 2017. During his time in active duty service, he led the Soldier for Life Program under the U.S. Army Chief of Staff, the program responsible for connecting Army, government, and community efforts to build relationships to facilitate successful transitions for soldiers.
Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army | MOH Recipient
Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts joined Hiring Our Heroes and Toyota as a Personal Branding Ambassador in 2017. Ryan enlisted in the U.S. Army at the age of 17 under the delayed entry program and deployed twice to Afghanistan in 2005 and 2007. Ryan was awarded the Medal of Honor (MOH) for heroic actions in Afghanistan in 2008. He departed active duty service in 2009. Ryan is a polished public speaker with a talent for engaging with business leaders on the topic of veteran employment and the military transition process.