Meet Our board
David Brown is a 2005 graduate of the Ohio State University. He has ten years of leadership experience with the Ohio State Highway Patrol. He has held various positions within the Patrol, including motorcycle unit officer, academy instructor, and post commander. He teaches leadership development for front line supervisors. David currently holds the rank of Staff Lieutenant and serves as an Assistant District Commander for the Columbus District of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Kevin Nichols, CPA, is an Audit Manager at Cardinal Health. Kevin is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a B.S.B.A in Accounting and has over 7 years of internal audit experience working in the governmental, financial services, and healthcare industries. Kevin is also the acting Treasurer for the Central Ohio Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Chapter and is a member of the AICPA.
David has nearly two decades of combined experience in escalation management and strategic account management. David has an ability to quickly gain an understanding of complex situations and develop straight forward written and verbal communication. He has a superior track record in developing teams and executing communication strategies for internal and external customers. David currently works for IBM.
Josh has worked full time in Law Enforcement since 2001, spending over a decade on his agency’s Special Response Team (SRT). In addition to various positions on SRT, he has also worked in patrol, investigations, as a member of a fugitive apprehension task force, and as an academy instructor.
Josh’s vision is to help other first responders and military veterans explore this therapeutic method. The most important goal is for the person to be made whole. As a benefit from this healing result s/he will be a much more effective public servant.
Mental Health Resources
Jason Hughes is a retired military service member with 22 years of total service. He has 12 years of wellness experience with a specific focus of resiliency and suicide prevention. He is a Master Resilience Trainer and recently earned his Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) certification. He is the author of the Self-Help book, “The Best Version of You.” Jason is currently the Project Manager and Veteran Liaison for the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation.
Emily Brown, pa-c
Emily Brown is a Certified Physician Assistant. Emily has experience in sports injuries and orthopedic surgery. Emily provides first aid training as well as medical evaluations for participants on backpacking trips. She currently works for Diley Medical Group in the central Ohio region.