Ryan Hyman Lockton Companies Fort Worth

RYAN HYMAN: CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Ryan works for Lockton Companies in the Fort Worth office. He is a TCU graduate and enjoys spending time with his his wife, Carolyn, and two kids, Stella and Keegan.

“I want to make a difference in Veteran’s lives. What better way than to give back and make a difference for those that defend our country?”

JONATHAN HYMAN

Jon Hyman is a highly experienced leader and senior level executive with more than 25 years of business experience across broad spectrum of industries. He possesses a wealth of expertise in areas such as mergers and acquisitions (M&A), business start-ups and development, new product commercialization, product design, manufacturing, and business strategy for long-term sustainable success.

Jon currently serves as Executive Managing Director at Generational Group, a leading mergers and acquisition advisor for privately held business, responsible for developing strategies to build new revenue streams adjacent to Generational Groups traditional business model.

John Hyman Executive Managing Director Generational Group

Prior to joining Jon served as the President of Greenfield Americas a Division of Tencate USA. Over of the course of his business career, Jon has co-founded multiple technology driven product companies that he successfully scaled and sold to Financial investors.

Jon early successes were chronicled in a 2007, Wall Street Journal article entitled, “Hardened in Battle, This Company Sets Its Goal in Cement” and in a Smart CEO article, “Stir It Up.” Jon has appeared on both CNBC, Squawk Box and MSNBC, Morning Joe programs as a clean tech industry expert discussing technology advancements in construction materials.

Jon Hyman began his career in the United States Army as a Commissioned Officer, serving for more than 20 years on active duty and reserve duty status. His last active duty assignment was in the Pentagon working on the Joint Staff under the direction of General Colin Powell. Jon is combat veteran earning the Bronze Star Medal for service in Desert Storm.

Jon graduated from the United States Military Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree and earned his Masters of Business Administration from Columbia Southern University.

John Hyman Executive Managing Director Generational Group

JONATHAN HYMAN

Jon Hyman is a highly experienced leader and senior level executive with more than 25 years of business experience across broad spectrum of industries. He possesses a wealth of expertise in areas such as mergers and acquisitions (M&A), business start-ups and development, new product commercialization, product design, manufacturing, and business strategy for long-term sustainable success.

Jon currently serves as Executive Managing Director at Generational Group, a leading mergers and acquisition advisor for privately held business, responsible for developing strategies to build new revenue streams adjacent to Generational Groups traditional business model.

Prior to joining Jon served as the President of Greenfield Americas a Division of Tencate USA. Over of the course of his business career, Jon has co-founded multiple technology driven product companies that he successfully scaled and sold to Financial investors.

Jon early successes were chronicled in a 2007, Wall Street Journal article entitled, “Hardened in Battle, This Company Sets Its Goal in Cement” and in a Smart CEO article, “Stir It Up.” Jon has appeared on both CNBC, Squawk Box and MSNBC, Morning Joe programs as a clean tech industry expert discussing technology advancements in construction materials.

Jon Hyman began his career in the United States Army as a Commissioned Officer, serving for more than 20 years on active duty and reserve duty status. His last active duty assignment was in the Pentagon working on the Joint Staff under the direction of General Colin Powell. Jon is combat veteran earning the Bronze Star Medal for service in Desert Storm.

Jon graduated from the United States Military Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree and earned his Masters of Business Administration from Columbia Southern University.

Travis Allison FA/18 Fighter Pilot

TRAVIS ALLISON

LCDR Travis Allison is a native of Houston, TX. A graduate of Texas A&M University and the College of William and Mary. He spent 12 years in active duty service as an F/A-18 fighter pilot, serving in 3 combat deployments and graduating from the Navy’s elite Fighter Weapons School, TOPGUN.

SASHA DENMAN

Sasha Denman calls Fort Worth, TX, home. She is a graduate of Texas Christian University, where she met her husband Jeff. After a career in marketing, she chose to stay home and raise their two daughters. Sasha is very involved volunteering at her children’s school, and loves cheering on the Horned Frogs!

As a burn survivor herself, Sasha is passionate about the mission of Sons of the Flag. She has first-hand experience on the importance of advancing medical knowledge and treatment for burn survivors.

sasha denman sons of the flag board member
sasha denman sons of the flag board member

SASHA DENMAN

Sasha Denman calls Fort Worth, TX, home. She is a graduate of Texas Christian University, where she met her husband Jeff. After a career in marketing, she chose to stay home and raise their two daughters. Sasha is very involved volunteering at her children’s school, and loves cheering on the Horned Frogs!

As a burn survivor herself, Sasha is passionate about the mission of Sons of the Flag. She has first-hand experience on the importance of advancing medical knowledge and treatment for burn survivors.

Jay Fishel Information Technology Dallas

JAY FISHEL

JJason “Jay” Fishel graduated from TCU with a BS in Biology. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as a Military Intelligence Officer in the US Army. He served as both a 35G and 35D.

After leaving the Army, Jay started his civilian career as an IT sales professional. Jay specialized in data center technologies, and now focuses on machine-learning and artificial intelligence for IT operations.

Jay lives in Dallas, TX , but truly lives when he is enjoying water and snow sports.

KATHY MILLER

Kathy Miller is the Global Vice President of Vertiv Operating System and President and Founder of yk2020 LLC. Kathy is an experienced Senior Executive that has led successful transformations of manufacturing businesses in Aerospace, Automotive and various other industries. She coaches individuals in various stages of their careers and advises businesses looking to advance their leadership and teams in attainment of new levels of performance.

Kathy has been an advocate of safety as part of her industrial career. She has compassion for victims of serious accidents and is a proponent of developing a

kathy miller-sons of the flag board member

strategy of increasing medical professionals to treat burn victims. She considers being a Board Member of Sons of the Flag as an effective way to convey her gratitude for those in service to our country through their military careers.

kathy miller-sons of the flag board member

KATHY MILLER

Kathy Miller is the Global Vice President of Vertiv Operating System and President and Founder of yk2020 LLC. Kathy is an experienced Senior Executive that has led successful transformations of manufacturing businesses in Aerospace, Automotive and various other industries. She coaches individuals in various stages of their careers and advises businesses looking to advance their leadership and teams in attainment of new levels of performance.

Kathy has been an advocate of safety as part of her industrial career. She has compassion for victims of serious accidents and is a proponent of developing a

strategy of increasing medical professionals to treat burn victims. She considers being a Board Member of Sons of the Flag as an effective way to convey her gratitude for those in service to our country through their military careers.

Mike Pettis Collin Gin Cafe Gin Bar

MIKE PETTIS

Originally from Midland, TX, Mike now resides in Prosper, TX. Married to his wife Nikki for 22 years, together they have three awesome kids: Regan, Cole and Case. Mike owns and operates the Collin Gin Cafe and The Gin Bar, in historic downtown Prosper. He also owns and operates Pettis Under Construction, currently engaged in a major preservation and revitalization effort in historic downtown Prosper. Mike is a member of the Board of Directors for Sons of the Flag, and co-chairs the annual Country for Country Dinner, Auction, and Concert, benefitting Sons of the Flag.

JON SORG

Based in Dallas, TX, Jon serves as Granite REIT’s Head of U.S. He has 20 years of real estate investment, development, and operations experience in a variety of cities across the US. Mr. Sorg holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

Sons of the Flag is a unique opportunity that in intersects two important aspects to Jon’s life, community service and being the son of a burn survivor.

Jon sorg sons of the flag board member
Jon sorg sons of the flag board member

JON SORG

Based in Dallas, TX, Jon serves as Granite REIT’s Head of U.S. He has 20 years of real estate investment, development, and operations experience in a variety of cities across the US. Mr. Sorg holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

Sons of the Flag is a unique opportunity that in intersects two important aspects to Jon’s life, community service and being the son of a burn survivor.

Steve Woods Real Estate Company Dallas

STEVE WOODS: FORMER CHAIRMAN

Steve has been involved in private equity real estate investments since the early 1980’s as a Principal of The Woods Company, Valcor Partners, ValQuest Equity Partners and ValQuest Equity Partners II. Steve also has a back ground in the oil business as well as other investments.

From 1971 to 1973 Steve worked for General Electric Credit Corporation in Dallas, Arlington, and Ft Worth. Steve worked with a large family owned commercial cattle feedlot operation in the Texas Panhandle, managing all cattle on pasture and the company’s profit sharing plan. He continues to serve on the Board of Directors of WalVerne, Inc., the feedlots managing partner.

He served on the board of Alliance Tax Group, Inc., a small Minority Woman Owned Business (MWOB) and on the Administrative Board at Highland Park United Methodist Church. He is member and Deacon of Park Cities Presbyterian Church and has been actively involved in several youth ministries including Boy Scouts where both sons received their Eagle Scout Award.

Steve received a BBA in finance from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a member of the Texas Cowboys service organization and the Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity. Steve is 64, grew up in Dallas and is married with 5 children, 7 grandchildren and more on the way.

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