Iraq War Veteran brings a unique blend of leadership from both the public and private sector along with endless enthusiasm for helping military families.
FUQUAY-VARINA, NC. – After a year-long search process, local veterans nonprofit Military Missions in Action (MMIA) announced that their Board of Directors appointed Greg Gebhardt, an Iraq War veteran and West Point graduate as its new executive director.
Military Missions in Action Names Greg Gebhardt Executive Director
As of January 1, 2023, Greg Gebhardt will begin providing strategic leadership while ensuring the organization remains reliable and relevant in serving our nation’s heroes and their families. Gebhardt is seeking to expand the organization’s reach, both in terms of its philanthropic fundraising goals as well as its geographical footprint.
“Greg Gebhardt is a proven leader who has experienced success at every stop along his professional journey,” said MMIA Board Chairman, Jay Trevisan, “We have confidence that Greg is the right person to lead our operations, enabling the growth and expansion of our support to North Carolina veterans and their families.”
Gebhardt brings over a decade of experience building relationships with the state’s most influential people and impactful organizations. Prior to accepting this appointment, Gebhardt served as an external affairs leader at Duke Energy, where he worked to build and strengthen relationships with state and local leaders. He also partnered with Fortune 250 companies in workforce development and the recruitment of transitioning veterans. Additionally, Gebhardt has served as senior staff in the North Carolina General Assembly, ran as a candidate for Lieutenant Governor, and continues to serve as an officer in the North Carolina National Guard as the commander of the 105th Engineer Battalion.
“Our veterans and their families have needs like never before,” said Gebhardt, “I’m excited about the work ahead and honored to lead such a well-respected organization. I look forward to building on the legacy of MMIA’s founder, Mike Dorman, to make our organization the leading source of support for veterans and their families.”
Gebhardt is an active volunteer in the community, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, a youth volleyball coach, and a representative for the admissions office of the United States Military Academy at West Point.