Philadelphia Business Journal- November 2022
Veterans of Influence Awards
Founder/ Executive Director
U.S.M.C. 1972-1974 (M.O.S)...0811. Artillery 175-MM Gun Battery
Army Guard-1994-2002. Combat Engineer--103rd Eng. Battalion. 12-B
Rodney retired in February 2016 from the state of Pennsylvania as a Veterans Representative 1, where he provided services to our U.S. veterans. His position at the state limited the amount of assistance he could provide to those who served, so he founded Salute 2 Service in 2013 in an effort to bridge the gap between the limited services that the state provided and the need he saw in his community. He envisions Salute 2 Service as a one-stop-shop, providing an array of services and resources to our U.S. veterans under one umbrella.
Director of Operations
U.S Navy 2000-2006 USS Theodoore Roosevelt (CVN-71) Aviation Boatswains Mate- Flight Deck
NAS Oceana- F/A 18 Plane Captain- Squadron VFA-106
As the Director of Operations at Salute 2 Service, Kristyn plays a pivotal role in driving our organization's mission forward. With a deep commitment to serving those who have selflessly served our nation, Kristyn brings a wealth of expertise and passion to our team.
Kristyn's journey to this role has been marked by genuine dedication to the well-being of veterans and their families. With over a decade of leadership experience and management skills within the facilities industry, combined with a solid background in business management and a profound understanding of the unique challenges faced by veterans, Kristyn has been instrumental in shaping Salute 2 Service's initiatives and programs.
Under Kristyn's leadership, Salute 2 Service has continued to make a significant impact on the lives of veterans. She has spearheaded numerous projects, all of which have directly improved the quality of life for our veterans and helped them transition into civilian life with dignity and support.
Kristyn is known for her compassion and adaptability in various situations, which have not only fostered a culture of excellence within our organization but have also inspired others to join our cause.
Beyond her professional achievements, Kristyn is deeply connected to the veteran community and understands the importance of fostering a sense of belonging and camaraderie. She firmly believes that every veteran deserves the opportunity to thrive post-service, and she is tireless in her efforts to make that vision a reality.
When Kristyn is not working tirelessly to support veterans, she enjoys watching both professional sports and her kids' football, basketball, track and Cheer teams.
Connect with Kristyn to learn more about Salute 2 Service's mission and how you can join us in honoring and supporting our veterans.
Contact Kristyn at Salute2serviceteam@gmail.com for inquiries and opportunities to get involved.