On Tuesday, Washington, DC-based advocacy group HillVets released the “HillVets 100,” which honors and recognizes top leaders in the military and veteran space who have continued to answer the call to serve. Selected to this list were TMF president Ryan Manion and TMF Board Member Greg Call, who are joined by an impressive group of individuals identified as the most influential veterans, service members and supporters of 2016.
Ryan Manion was recognized within the ‘Military Survivor” category for her support of veterans and Gold Star Family members. Board Member Greg Call was lauded for the work he has with both veteran-supporting businesses LinkedIn and Amazon.
Learn more about HillVets and the HillVets 100 click here.
Ryan Manion, TRAVIS MANION FOUNDATION
Ryan has served as the President of Travis Manion Foundation (TMF) since 2012, leading a national movement to empower veterans and families of fallen heroes to develop character in future generations. She is inspired by her brother, First Lieutenant Travis Manion of the United States Marine Corps, who made the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq in 2007 while drawing fire away from his wounded comrades.
Ryan has led Travis Manion Foundation in inspiring over 150,000 young adults to live with character and serve their community, in addition to supporting over 60,000 veterans and survivors through other TMF initiatives. Ryan also serves as a board member for National Association of Veteran-Serving Organizations (NAVSO).
Greg Call, Linkedin, Amazon
Greg Call serves as Talent Leader at Amazon and is a Board Member at the Travis Manion Foundation. Greg is a veteran of the Marine Corps where he served in a variety of billets with 1st Battalion 4th Marines including Rifle Platoon Commander, Intelligence Officer, and Company Executive Officer. In his last billet as Advisor Team Officer In-Charge, Greg led an advisor team attached to an Afghan Army Reconnaissance Company during combat operations in Afghanistan.
Greg holds Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Michigan and Master of Accounting Degree from Michigan State University. Since leaving the Marine Corps, Greg has dedicated his professional career to building programs and technology to eliminate the barriers to civilian employment for our veteran community. Before joining Amazon, Greg served as Head of Veterans Program at LinkedIn where he was responsible for all military veteran initiatives including specialized product features, government and nonprofit collaboration, and veteran data analysis and dissemination.