Jodie M. Grenier began her career in the United States Marine Corps serving with 1st Marine Division, G-2 military intelligence. She deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I and II as an Intelligence Collections and Watch Chief. Jodie was honored with the Navy Commendation, Navy Achievement, and Global War on Terrorism Service, and Iraq Campaign Medals. In 2005, Jodie was honorably discharged from active service and promoted to Staff Sergeant in 2006 in the Reserves. Jodie has held various intelligence and security advisor roles over the past ten years including Force Protection and Security Supervisor in Al Kut, Iraq, and as a Security Advisor in Kabul, Afghanistan. Her last role before making a full transition to the nonprofit sector Modeling and Simulation Intelligence Advisor for the Marine Corps Battle Simulation Center at Camp Pendleton, CA. In pursuit of her passion for philanthropy and serving veterans, Jodie served as the Director of Development, and former VP of the Marine Reconnaissance Foundation. Jodie has personally mentored countless veterans, volunteered as a childcare provider at her community church and currently serves as a board member on the California Women Veterans Leadership Council. Jodie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Masters in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the University of San Diego.