Ambassador – noun – a person who acts as a representative or promoter of a specified activity.
synonyms: campaigner, representative, promoter, champion
Our Ambassadors are an invaluable facet of our team of volunteers who know, understand and appreciate
the mission of the WI Veterans Chamber of Commerce. They feel passionate about
supporting veterans and work to expand the reach of the Chamber across WI.
Bryan is currently a Business Insurance Advisor at The Starr Group. He proudly served our nation with the US Marine Corps in Iraq and Haiti from 2003 to 2005 through mastery of MOS 3521 Logistics Vehicle Maintenance.
When he’s not working you can find him hanging out with family, usually outdoors fishing or hiking. Bryan also enjoys football and hockey seasons, both cheering his teams and playing.
Roy is a sales representative for Northwestern Mutual, and he is passionate about supporting the WVCC.
He is still active with the Army Reserves and loves living and working in Milwaukee with his family.
Brian Green served 30 years in the Air National Guard, retiring at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He was also the Deputy Commander of 115 Mission Support Group.
Currently, he is the owner of Silver Leaf Signs & Graphics in Wauwatosa, and he has over 24 years of marketing and sales experience at U.S. Bank and Discover Financial Services.
When he’s not supporting the Chamber or running his business he can be found enjoying Crossfit, skiing, deep sea fishing or traveling.
Craig Kucik, CVA, is a Manager in Business Valuations at Schenck SC.
His older brother and dad were both marines, which gives Craig a unique perspective on supporting veterans.
He and his wife, Emily, that is a Literacy Interventionist at Milwaukee Messmer High School have a 2 year old golden retriever named Reagan and they love the Wisconsin Badgers.
Mike currently supports BMO Harris as a Mortgage Market Manager.
From 1985 to 1993 he honorably served in the Air Force as a Medical Specialist.
He is a big Packer and Brewer fan and enjoys riding his Harley on long trips in the summer. Most recently he and the hog went to Sturgis ND, and Nashville TN. Winter hobbies include home improvement projects and renovations.
Mary Rose is currently a Branch Manager for Cardinal Financial Corporation.
Excellence, Ethics and Integrity are the core elements to her career as a financial professional for the last 16 years. Her clients’ needs have always been at the forefront of her business practices.
She has a special interest in supporting veterans thanks to her family’s history of serving, and her son is enlisting this summer. She and her three sons also volunteer at veteran events together.
Her favorite activities include lifting weights first thing in the morning, football season when she watches her 12 y.o. play on the Jr. Demons, and playing super heroes with her 4 y.o.
Wisconsin his home to more than 65,000 veteran owned businesses. These businesses report more than $20.1 billion in annual sales and employ more than 110,000 people. 10.8% of Wisconsin’s veterans are self-employed. The U.S. veteran population’s purchasing power exceeds $1 trillion annually.
Over 25 million Americans are veterans, representing 7.3% of the population. 61% of Americans say they have an immediate family member who has served in the military. Veterans are leaving military service and stepping into leadership roles in business, and American consumers are looking to patronize veteran led businesses.