Executive Board Members

President

o'neal wiggins

wiggins medical transit

O’Neal Wiggins Jr., is founder and owner of Wiggins Medical Transit, a company specializing in medical transportation services and one of Clarksville’s leading medical transportation services. A native of Southwest Georgia, Wiggins is a retired U.S. Army Veteran and adheres to the core values of professional service delivery, loyalty, and integrity. His myriad of military leadership abilities affords opportunities to share his experience in meeting others’ needs while making a difference in his community. This is demonstrable through his commitment of giving back to his community with selfless gifts of time through promoting his spirit of volunteerism. Additionally, Wiggins is a graduate of Leadership Clarksville, serves on the Board of Directors for the Clarksville Association for Down syndrome, the United Way, TN Rehabilitation Center Advisory, and Clarksville AARP. 

Secretary

larry krieg

PMI CLARKSVILLE | CLARKSVILLE REAL ESTATE, INC.

Larry Krieg is a retired Army veteran that brings over 20 years of leadership and management experience to the table. He is very passionate about the things that affect the Veterans in our local community and supports organizations with the same focus. He is currently the President and Broker of two real estate firms, one focusing on real estate and the other on property management. He is a member of several local organizations and professional associations to include: Clarksville Rotary Club, Leadership Clarksville Graduate (2020), Clarksville Association of Realtors, Property Management Association of Clarksville, IREM and NARPM.

Treasurer

misty leitsch

Misty Leitsch oversees the statewide implementation of the Zero Suicide Initiative by the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network in partnership with community mental health centers, emergency departments in small and rural hospitals, alcohol and drug facilities, and select private business partners. Leitsch also works on the Clarksville mayor’s challenge to prevent veteran suicides, the statewide veterans suicide prevention task force, and several intra-state departmental initiatives. Additionally, she is a certified trainer for QPR, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training, safeTalk, Youth Mental Health First Aid, safety planning, CSSRS, as well as a Psychological Autopsy Investigator.

Board Member

Rich Holladay

Leadership Clarksville

With a 22-year career as a U.S. Army Soldier, culminating at Fort Campbell as a Command Sergeant Major in one of the most storied units in U.S. history, Holladay has cultivated immense problem solving, leadership, and team building skills. In 2013, Holladay opened Waterdogs SCUBA and Safety LLC and with his leadership, Waterdogs grew to be the busiest dive center in the surrounding states. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Directors for the Clarksville Rotary Club, is involved with the  Montgomery County Health Council, has been awarded Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce the 2021 “Boots to Suits” Veteran Business Award. Holladay most recently served as the Executive Director of Leadership Clarksville. 

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rochelle white

RELIANT REALTY ERA POWERED

Rochelle White is a local business owner and the spouse to an active-duty service member. Her dedication and charismatic attitude have allowed her to succeed through mentoring new real estate agents and serve as a community outreach leader. Additionally, as a VA Loan Specialist, White teaches classes to transitioning soldiers about maximizing their VA benefits. Regardless of the task at hand, she is driven and brings her vision and creativity to all her endeavors.

Board Member

Grace Lord

Grace was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was the youngest in a family of 7. She attended Saint Maria Goretti High School and Temple University where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Management. Grace worked for a short time for General Electric after graduation before marrying an Army Officer and moving around the world for the next 28 years. During their 32 years together in service and in military retirement, Grace has always sought ways to volunteer in her community and with the units to which her husband was assigned while raising their two sons. She invested many hours in volunteering at their sons’ schools and with their athletic and extracurricular organizations.

Grace has served as vice president of a youth lacrosse club, webmaster of a youth football program, team mom, coach, classroom volunteer, member and Scholarship Committee Chair of both the Fort Belvoir Spouses’ Club and the National Guard Bureau Spouses’ Club, USO Volunteer, Red Cross Volunteer, Montgomery County Coalition Board Member and Volunteer Coordinator, member of the Welcome Wagon at Austin Peay State University and supporter of numerous military unit Family Readiness Groups in a number of capacities.

Grace considers herself a “career community volunteer” and will jump in wherever she can help. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and spoiling her two-year-old grandson. She has been married to her husband, Walt, for 32 years and they have two sons. Ryan is an Army Veteran and Drew is an Army Captain currently stationed in Japan. They have a two-year-old grandson named Easton and a granddaughter on the way in November 2022. In April 2019, Grace and Walt chose Clarksville, Tennessee as their forever home.

Board Member

Randy Heath

Randy Heath is a retired Army Veteran with a 21-year career as a Soldier and OCS Commissioned Officer. After retiring from the Army, Randy returned to Clarksville as he found it to be his home after serving with some of the Army’s best units within our very own Fort Campbell! Randy is the Owner and CEO of The Flip’N Axe & Rage Room in Clarksville which opened in June 2020, and has always been a huge advocate of all things Veteran Community related. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Clarksville Business Allies as the Treasurer and Venue Host.

Board Member

Yolonda Williams

Yolonda served 25 years active-duty Army retired Senior Non-Commissioned officer with both Drill Sergeant and First Sergeant assignments. Held two different primary military specialties. Army Combat Documentation/Production Specialists (MOS 25V) responsible for handling digital and film-based equipment, producing both real world and training photos and videos. Additionally, Army Intelligence Analyst (MOS 35F) responsible for the collection, analysis, security and dispensing of critical and time sensitive intelligence information.

Multiple combat tours and Special Operations/ Psychological warfare duties (Fort Bragg and Fort Campbell). Awarded the Bronze Star for actions in Afghanistan

As a servant leader, Yolonda has served as the National Commander for Women Veterans of America, President of the Clarksville Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, Vice President, APSU Military Alumni Chapter, and is a graduate of the Leadership Middle Tennessee Class of 2022.

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Executive Board Members

President o’neal wiggins wiggins medical transit O’Neal Wiggins Jr., is founder and owner of Wiggins Medical Transit, a company specializing in medical transportation services and one of Clarksville’s leading medical transportation services. A native of Southwest Georgia, Wiggins is a retired U.S. Army Veteran and adheres to the core values of professional service delivery, loyalty, and integrity. His myriad of military leadership abilities affords opportunities to share his experience in meeting others’ needs while making a difference in his community. This is demonstrable through his commitment of giving back to his community with selfless gifts of time through promoting