Our Board

Founder - George Holland

My name is George Holland, a recent graduate from the University of Central Florida. My family is a service family and I wanted to do my part in taking care of our Veterans. I worked with Coffee Imports and Mill Cities Roasters to acquire some of the worlds finest coffee to act as an offering for your donations. We are proud to support our Veterans and are exstatic to have you join us.

Chairman of the Board - William (Bill) Szlaius

Bill Szlaius co-founded Logic Information Systems, a technology consulting firm in 1997. He is currently the CEO of Logic Information Systems Inc. which has served as the primary SI for the vast majority of its customers, including Columbus, Ohio-based Express, a specialty apparel and accessories retailer.

 

Naval Representative - Sean Holland US Navy Ret.


 

Sean Holland is a retired member of the U.S. Navy; retiring as an AWC (AW/NAC). Sean rose through the ranks from enlisted grade 1 (E-1) to achieve the coveted position of Chief Petty Officer (E-7).  Sean served for more than 23 years, from November of 1984 to December of 2007. During that time he lived and worked in Asian and Europe, seeing combat operations in Libya, the 1st and 2nd desert wars, to Bosnia, and Somalia; wrapping up his career with the beginning of the campaign in Afghanistan.  He spent his professional time in helicopters and P-3 squadrons achieving roughly 4,000 flight hours in eight different aircraft types.  He also spent haze gray time on USS Coral Sea (CV 43) and two tours on USS Enterprise (CVN 65).


Army Representative - Thomas Larsen US Army Ret.

 SFC Tom Larsen served from 1976-1995 in the United States Army, serving overseas in Germany, Korea, and Haiti. After separation from service he has been working as an Ops Manager for a building supply store. He still feels a need to serve his community and congregation through working with Habitat for Humanity and Warriors Pride Coffee. 

Air Force Representative - Nathaniel Olsen


 

SSgt Nathaniel Olson joined the US Air Force in 1999. After Basic Training he went to advanced training as heavy equipment operator at Fort Leonard Wood, MO. While on Active duty he was stationed at Minot AFB, ND, Osan AB Republic of South Korea, and Ramstein AB, Germany.  In the months after 9/11 he was deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. In 2005, Nate transferred from active duty to the Air Force Reserves to be able to come back home to Minnesota so he could be closer to family. Nate was activated in 2010 for another deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom but in 2011 Nate's enlistment was up so he chose to prioritize family and not re-enlist. Since then, he has stayed active in the veteran community, volunteering his time with various veteran groups by working on outreach and helping where needed.