Tony HudsonCEO/Founder/CMO/Board Chairman
10 year Air Force Veteran; Mr. Tony Hudson has had more than 20 years sales and marketing experience having served as Sales and Marketing Director for several corporations – particularly specializing in the development of small companies in the sports, entertainment, design, marketing, and online product sales industries.
Tarina LovegrovePromotions Director
Talented and creative event marketing professional, brings the 'Wow Factor' to the business forefront. Versed in developing partnerships, contract negotiation and execution, corporate sponsorships and promotions from A to Z.
Mark BishopDirector of Sales and Marketing Media
An extensive background as a host, producer/director and writer in the radio television and digital mediums both here in the United States and Australia propelled Mark into very successful sales and marketing roles within the media and the very competitive resort real estate domain.
Board of Directors
Jennifer (Summers) HillBoard Member
Master Tenant & Landlord Representative Sales & Leasing, Senior Associate-Retail at Diversified Partners, LLC Jennifer Hill began her career in the commercial real estate industry over 20 years ago with Westfield Corp in California, joining SVN in 2017. Jennifer's focus is Tenant Representation and Landlord Representation from ground up development to re-development, acquisition and disposition of assets. Jennifer has worked for area developers and landlords in both Arizona and California. She has been instrumental in site selection for local, regional and national retail tenants.
Rob StreettBoard Member
President | COO | Chief Development Officer | Director | Starbucks | Sara Lee |TCBY | Cold Stone Creamery | Mrs. Fields A purpose-led, people focused, accomplished executive for iconic consumer companies. Starbucks, Sara Lee, Cold Stone Creamery, Mrs. Fields and TCBY - Rob brings an achievement of success and high growth to these organizations. His expertise is built on a foundation of accomplishments in foodservice and hospitality and has translated to restaurant/franchising companies in a range of multi-channel growth environments. Rob brings deep knowledge with proven operations, marketing, distribution and real estate skills to drive both top and bottom line financial results.
Scott GilbertBoard Member - Secretary
Scott Gilbert is a Finance Executive with over 20 years experience spanning the Telecommunications, Education, and Software industries. With a keen focus on optimizing customer lifetime value, Scott has excelled in finding business solutions which enhance profitability and increase business valuation, inclusive of mergers and acquisitions activity. Scott is currently the Vice President of FP&A for Spear Education.
Kim BehmBoard Member - Treasurer
Kim Behm is a CPA and has been working in the accounting profession for over 20 years. After earning her bachelor of science in accounting at Northern Arizona University, she went on to take and pass the certified professional accountant exam. Over the course of her accounting career she has worked in many industries from manufacturing to service and retail. She now has her own business and enjoys working with small business owners. Kim currently lives in Phoenix, AZ and plans on continuing to grow her accounting business.
Phil DismukesBoard Member
Multiple Command positions in the United States Air Force, Founded Successful Defense Contracting Company, Strategic Thinker, and Leadership Mentor. He is committed to his leadership and employee group, promotes excellence in our support of the War-fighter, recognizes the integrity of all BGI members, fosters an environment for execution of teamwork, Non Profit efforts that impact Veterans, and in Christian Ministry
Iris ChildressBoard Member
Business transformation leader with a talent for guiding organizations through change, transformation and innovation. Big Four international consulting experience in launching business and technology programs designed to streamline and mature client operations.
Board of Advisors
COL (RET) Jack JacobsExecutive Advisor
CEO of The Fitzroy Group | Medal of Honor Recipient After his military retirement, Jacobs began a career in investment banking. He founded and was chief operating officer of AutoFinance Group, Inc., which dealt in the securitization of debt instruments. The company was later sold to KeyBank. Jacobs is a principal in The Fitzroy Group, an investment and residential real estate development organization, which operates in London.
COL (RET) John (JJ) PericasAdvisor
Cloud and DevOps Execution Manager at VMware JJ Pericas has more than 35 years of U.S. Air Force and information technology services and solutions experience, having served in the public and private sectors. Pericas has also received various Air Force honors including the Air Force Association General Billy Mitchell Award for C4 Excellence and the Air Force's General Edwin W. Rawlings Award for technological innovation. Additionally, he led the 28th Communications Squadron, at Ellsworth AFB, SD, to win the Lt. Gen. Harold W. Grant Award as the Air Force’s best small communications unit as a squadron commander.
Lt Gen John F. Regni, USAF (Retired)Senior Advisor
Member Board Of Directors at Military Officers Association of America (MOAA). John is the former Superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado—in civilian lingo, he was “President of the University” from 2005-2009. General Regni is a 1973 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He also has a Master of Science degree in Systems Management from St. Mary’s University.
Darin SelnickDirector of Veterans Affairs
Darin Selnick is an independent consultant who provides a variety of services to organizations in the areas of government and community relations, business development, and management and performance improvement. He is currently VP of Development for the GI Film Festival, a 501 c(3) non-profit educational organization which is the only film festival in the world dedicated to honoring the American military, veterans and their families through film and television. He previously was the Director of Veterans Affairs at Armedzilla/TakingPoint, a social networking website for the military and veterans.