Jon Jerome has been affiliated with the charity since 2004. He served as a volunteer and then Director of Development before taking on the responsibility of President and CEO in January of 2007.
Under Jerome's leadership, H.E.R.O.E.S. Care has provided more than 70 million dollars in material and financial aid to military members and their families. Shortly after taking on his current role, he began the process of working with the leadership of other charitable entities to develop a framework of holistic care that would become the unprecedented and effective H.E.R.O.E.S. Care program.
Jerome is a life-long resident of the St. Louis area. Honors include the Missouri Governor's Conspicuous Service Medal, the Department of the Army Civilian Service Award, National Guard Minuteman Award, the Bank of America Local Hero Award, the National Guard Outstanding Center of Influence Award, and the Challenge Coin of the Secretary of Defense.
Rev. Brandon Dunman serves as Vice President and the Outpost Coordinator for the Hometown Support Program, recruiting and arranging for the training of caregivers across the country. He is also responsible for communicating with the partner entities to ensure military families enrolled for care are properly supported in the communities where they live.
Rev. Dunman began working with H.E.R.O.E.S Care as a warehouse volunteer in 2009 before taking on his current full-time role in 2010.
He continues to serve as Pastor of Lebanon Baptist Church in Bloomsdale, Missouri. In 2011 Rev. Dunman received the George H.W. Bush Points of Light Award for his work on behalf of service members and their families. He never served in the military. He has chosen to devote his skills and energy in the service of those, and the families of those, who serve.