Chaunte Hall, Chief Executive Officer
USAF Veteran/Army Military Spouse / Military Family
Chaunte’ N. Hall is no stranger to understanding and living within a military culture. Growing up as an Air Force dependent in a family steeped in military tradition, it is easy to understand her drive, determination and unyielding passion for serving the military and the military-affiliated community.
As a U.S. Air Force OIF/OEF Veteran, Chaunte’ has a deeply rich perspective regarding the trials and tribulations associated with multiple long-term deployments and can attest all too well to the sacrifices connected to steadfastly keeping such commitments.
Having honorably served for fifteen years, in an Active Duty as well as Reserve capacity, Ms. Hall brings a realistic perspective and understanding with respect to addressing the functional challenges related to successfully transitioning from the military to civilian life. Chaunte’ strongly believes that being self-aware and understanding one’s positionality with regard to three core pillars: Educational Attainment, Financial Literacy, and Vocational Proficiency, enables one to attain and/or maintain one’s overall positive sense of holistic health, well-being, and resiliency.
Since 2011, Chaunte’ Hall has served as Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Centurion Military Alliance (CMA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit, community-based transition assistance program designed to train, prepare and educate our nation’s transitioning military, veterans, family members and caregivers.
Chaunte’ holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with an emphasis in Applied Management as well as a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree with an emphasis in Government & Policy from Grand Canyon University, and is currently enrolled in a Doctorate of Business Administration with Trident University International.
Karin Childress Wiley
USMC Military Spouse / Military Family
Ms. Childress-Wiley has navigated a 20-year career in Talent Acquisition and Staffing with much of that time focused on Veteran and Military Spouse Employment. As founder of the Veteran Employment Program for Military.com (owned by Monster.com) and Head of Strategy for Fastport, a DOD/DOL/DOL VETS Contractors and Apprenticeship Intermediary, and Executive Director of Randstad’s Veteran Employment Center of Excellence, Ms. Childress-Wiley has led Veteran recruitment initiatives for numerous Fortune 500 Companies, VSOs, small businesses and supporting Organizations and is highly adept in the process to connect Service Members in transition to Industry and Employers.
Today, Ms. Childress-Wiley is the COO of CMA, with a focus on developing, communicating, executing, and sustaining corporate strategic initiatives, audience expansion and digital tools for CMA’s sponsors and partners. Karin is also a Strategic Advisor for CMAs partner Military Talent Group, a New York based Tech company with an OnDemand Learning and Advisory platform for Employers.
Dr. Steven L. Hall, Board President,
Retiring in 2006, after 25 years of active duty service, Dr. Hall has worked in postsecondary education systems of Arizona, California, and Texas and more specifically, toward addressing the associated needs of transitioning veteran and the larger military-affiliated community. Dr. Hall’s dissertation and subsequent research has made tremendous inroads to advancing innovative approaches toward curriculum development and programmatic enhancements of organizations supporting DOD TAP and associated programs.
Brandon Hall,Chief Technology Officer
US Army Veteran / Military Family
Brandon K. Hall is a 10-year, OEF/OIF Air Force Veteran. Since separating from the USAF, Brandon has served to provide Peer-to-Peer mentoring/coaching for active duty, veterans and the larger military-affiliated community.
For the past 5 years, Mr. Hall has served as CMA Chief Technology & Continuity Officer – managing all aspects of the organization’s IT integration, data analytics, computer support and administrative processes.
Malcolm Frost, Board Vice President,
Major General, U.S. Army (Retired)
Major General Malcolm B. Frost (Ret) is a Communications, Media Relations and Leader Development executive with over 30 years of experience providing large-scale strategic and operational leadership and oversight on an international scale for the United States Army - successfully leading the evolution of soldier training programs in peace and war.
Maj. Gen. (Ret) Frost served as the Chief (Director) of Public Affairs where he developed and led all strategic communications plans and roll-outs, national media relations initiatives, and community engagement. He also spearheaded the Army’s initial entry training enterprise and was responsible for annually transforming 130K civilian volunteers into soldiers who are disciplined, fit, skilled, and imbued with values. He also led the Army’s $350M holistic health and fitness revolution including implementation of the Army’s first new fitness test in 40 years.
In addition to a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resources Management from West Point, Maj. Gen. (Ret) Frost holds advanced degrees from Webster University and the U.S. Army War College in Human Resources Development and National Security Strategy, respectively. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal x2, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit x3, Bronze Star Medal x3, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal x6 including one for Valor, Combat Infantryman Badge, Master Parachutist Badge and Ranger Tab. He is a Certified Project Director and is the recipient of the U.S. Department of State Meritorious Honor Award for reconstruction, civic and humanitarian achievements while serving in Iraq.