About Us

In 2017, Joe Pusz and Eric “Doc” Wright founded the idea to match veterans & spouses with mentors to help them thrive as professional project managers. A year later, VPMMA was operating as a 503(c)(3) non-profit and had brokered nearly 100 mentoring relationships


VPMMA Founders

Joe Pusz – PMO Joe

Founder and President of The PMO SQUAD


Eric “Doc” Wright

Founder and CEO of Vets2PM


Amber Schmidt

Founder, Air Force Veteran and Spouse

VPMMA continues to match veterans & spouses with mentors and offers career development services at no cost. The VPMMA Board of Directors and its members are 100% volunteers dedicated to mission.


VPMMA Board of Directors:

Michael Donnelly
Vice President
Joe Meyer
Stephanie Benton
Kym Oglesby
Director of Marketing & Communications
Tina Hurite
Director of Corporate Partners
Melissa Glynn
Director of Veteran Services
Scott Byers
Director of Professional Services
Miranda Boyden
Director of Engagement
Jodi Bull Wilson
Director of Learning
Silas Schaeffer
Director of Mentoring
Amy Pridham
Director of Ambassadors
Paul Gwaltney
Legal Advisor
Gene Surh
Director of Scholarships
Director of Membership
Director of Revenue