Our team is lead by current and former military members from various branches along with civilians that care deeply that the fallen soldiers names’ live on forever, and that their sacrifices create opportunities to enrich the lives of others. Thus, we must Never Forget.

Matt Jones

Matt Jones

Matt Jones joined the Gold Star Mission team in 2019. He is originally from Springfield, and owns and operates retail businesses in Central Illinois. In addition to his family businesses…...

Reggie Black

Reggie Black

Reggie is a retired military veteran with 24 years of service in the Illinois Army National Guard. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from the Southern Illinois…...

David Helfrich

David Helfrich

David Helfrich is a career military veteran following in the footsteps of generations of family heritage with service to this great country.  He is a licensed architect who currently works…...

Andrew Adamczyk

Andrew Adamczyk

Andrew is a career military veteran still currently serving. Throughout his military career, he has served in a variety of assignments at the Company, Battalion, Brigade and Division levels. He…...

Chuck Kitson

Chuck Kitson is a retired military veteran after serving over thirty-three years in the U.S Army. After retiring from military duty, he took a position as Officer Senior Trainer and…...

Trisha Russell

Trisha Russell

Trisha Russell is our Communications Manager.  Trisha is a veteran, published author, business development manager and above all else, loves our veterans.  Her commitment to our veterans and their families…...

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