Dedicated to assisting veterans with disabilities, members of the armed forces and their families. 

501(c)3 registered non-profit

Tax ID 26-1379308



State Office


411-B N. Judd Parkway
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

Southern Pines Office


625 S. Page Street

Southern Pines, NC 28374

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Board of Directors

Tracy Watson

Tracy, a top Realtor in Wake County and Jeep enthusiast, grew up a military brat and has lived all over the country - from California to Michigan to Washington D.C. She's proud to now call the Holly Springs/Fuquay-Varina area "home", since 2004, where she lives with her husband Jared.  Her only child, a son, Gage is in the Air Force and currently serving in Europe.

She has a paralegal degree as well as one in Construction Management and owns a home renovation company with her husband. 

Tracy was previously on the Board of Directors for the Women's Center of Wake County. She has received many awards including 2019 Best Realtor of Wake County (Indy Week) and Best Realtor of Fuquay Varina 2019 & 2018 (Suburban Living Magazine).


Mark Roberts

An Army veteran, Mark has been a mortgage banker for the last 24 years. Originally from central New York attending Saint Bonaventure University for undergraduate studies he received his MBA from the State University of NY. 


Mark has been in the Triangle area since 1995 and currently lives in Holly Springs with his wife Tammy, their sons, Jonathan and Thomas, and Barkley the golden retriever.  Mark is most active in his church, enjoys fishing and working out.

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Shelli Tench

Shelli is the Founder and President of Shelten LLC, a Raleigh, NC-based brand awareness company.  Born in Richmond, VA and raised in Chattanooga, TN, she is the mother of four.


She attended Georgia Perimeter College and after moving to North Carolina, she earned her degree in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations from NC State. 

Shelli was named one of the “Top Movers & Shakers of the Triangle'' by Business Leader Magazine in 2012 and in 2018, was named “Woman Business Owner of the Year” by NAWBO Greater Raleigh. She sits on the advisory board of Enterprising Women Magazine and the Enterprising Women Foundation, and the Board of Directors of NAWBO Greater Raleigh.

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Jay Trevisan

Originally from New England, Jay has lived in Fuquay-Varina since 1995 when he enlisted in the US Army serving as an Infantryman in the 82nd Airborne from 1995-98. In 2005 he was called back to active duty and served a tour in Iraq.

Prior to enlisting in the Army he received a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Gettysburg College in PA. Married for over 20 years to his wife Julie, they reside in Fuquay with their 3 kids, 2 cats, one dog and has been a sales representative in the mailing industry for 25 years.

Jay is a member of the the American Legion, VFW, Ancient Order of Hibernians, and St Bernadettes Catholic Church.

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Elizabeth Rochow

Elizabeth was born and raised in New Jersey and recently relocated to Fuquay-Varina from Lititz, Pennsylvania with her husband, Don. They have four children: Daniel, Brenden, Benjamin, and Amanda.


She obtained an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies and has been in the legal field since 2004. She is currently a Paralegal for a local law firm, Morgan& Perry Law, PPLC, where her primary focus is on real estate and estate planning.

Outside of work, Elizabeth enjoys going to the beach, singing with a worship team and choir at church, volunteering, and spending time with her family and with her spoiled pets, Jack and Addison.

Elizabeth’s passion is guiding others to help make their dreams come true.

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Brent Orr

A lifelong North Carolinian, Brent is a 31 year National Guard combat veteran with tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. While at UNCW in Wilmington, he met and married his wife Erin.


After six years of enlisted service, Brent went on to become an Aviation Officer, Director of Aviation and is currently the Director of Joint Operations, Exercises, Strategic Plans, and Policy. He has an MMAS from SAMS in Operational Art and Design and an MSS in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College. Brent and Erin, their two children Ian and Riley, and spoiled pet Goldendoodle named Finley O’Flannery live in Cary, NC.


Brent's late father was a retired Marine Vietnam veteran and his grandfather was a WWII Army Air Corps veteran.

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