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Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Expands Board of Directors
Date:6/16/2009

- Three New Members to Serve -

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Wounded Warrior Project announced today the naming of three new board members, bringing the total of the expanded group to fourteen. Retired Army Captain Anthony K. Odierno, Retired First Lieutenant Andrew Kinard and BCG Partners Inc. Chief Administration Officer Roger C. Campbell will hold these new positions.

"We felt it was important to expand the Board of Directors to meet the evolving needs of our growing organization," stated Wounded Warrior Project CEO Steve Nardizzi. "Anthony, Andrew and Roger each bring a unique perspective and range of experiences which we know will go a long way in enhancing our already strong and committed Board."

Anthony K. Odierno is a wounded warrior who served as a Captain in the United States Army. He currently works for the New York Yankees in operations where he plays an integral role in the day-to-day operations of Yankee Stadium. Anthony holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at NYU and a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Andrew Kinard was commissioned in the Marine Corps after graduating from the United States Naval Academy. While serving as a platoon commander in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq, Andrew's patrol was attacked by insurgents using an improvised explosive device. Andrew suffered the loss of both of his legs and has undergone over sixty surgeries to repair the multiple internal and external injuries caused by the explosion. During his recovery at Walter Reed hospital, he served in the Office of General Counsel in the Department of Defense and as a military fellow for a United States senator. He will attend Harvard Law School this fall.

Roger C. Campbell is the Chief Administrative Officer for BGC Partners Inc. in New York City where he directs the administrative, operations, legal, compliance, risk management and facilities functions. He became acquainted with Wounded Warrior Project during BGC's annual Charity Day which raised money for WWP and other charities. Roger is an accomplished attorney and has previously served as General Counsel and Senior Vice President for ICAP North America Inc.

Wounded Warrior Project's Board of Directors is a diverse group, with veterans and wounded warriors from the Vietnam War and Operation Iraqi Freedom, representing different branches of the United States military. Also represented is the Department of Veterans Affairs with two Board members having held Cabinet positions there. One member of the Board also served in the Department of Labor.

About Wounded Warrior Project:

Wounded Warrior Project is a non-profit organization whose mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors. WWP serves to raise awareness and enlist the public's aid for the needs of severely injured service men and women, to help severely injured service members aid and assist each other and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs. For more information, please call 877 TEAM WWP (832-6997) or visit www.woundedwarriorproject.org.


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