Executive Director
Kelly Raley

Kelly Raley became Executive Director of Helping A Hero on May 1, 2017. Kelly began volunteering with and supporting Helping A Hero over a decade ago. She is pleased to have the opportunity to continue championing its nonprofit mission serving wounded veterans as its Director. Before joining Helping A Hero’s staff in...

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Chairman of the Board
Honorable Chris Daniel

Chris Daniel was elected Harris County District Clerk in 2011 where he oversees the court records of over ninety judges and seventy eight courts, including specialty and probable-cause courts. His office provides constituent services such as Passport Application services and summons all eligible citizens to jury...

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Vice Chairman of the Board
Sunil “Sunny” Sharma

Sunny Sharma received an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering in India, a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Mississippi State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston.

Sunny has been very active with Helping a Hero’s Wounded Hero Home...

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Jennifer Daniel, CPA

Jennifer Daniel is the Senior Audit Manager for Grant Thornton and has over ten years of experience servicing private and publicly traded corporations and partnerships in various industries and countries. Her client experience includes GlobalSCAPE, Key Energy Services, The Attachmate Group, The Infinity Group, Orion...

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Rhonda Walls Kerby

Rhonda Walls, a native Texan, graduated from Texas A&M University in May, 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science.  Rhonda graduated from South Texas College of Law in 1994.

Since 2008, she has been a named partner at Sowell, Alvares, & Walls PLLC. Before entering the private law firm...

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Board Member and Audit Chair
Honorable Adrian Garcia

Adrian has nearly 35 years of public service experience that covers a range of law enforcement, governance and legislation of the fourth largest city in America, and as an executive of the third largest Sheriff’s department in the country and the largest in Texas.

The proud son of immigrant parents, Adrian is...

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Director and Building Committee Chairman
Randy Peterson

Randy Peterson is the President of Peterson Homes where he specializes in building custom designed multi-million dollar homes and has a roofing business that focuses on disaster recovery like Hurricane Sandy and other natural disasters.

Randy has spearheaded many charity homebuilding projects in the Lexington...

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Board Member
Mike King

Mike King serves as president of Palletized Trucking and is committed to carrying on the King family’s legacy passing on the culture, understanding, and love for the transportation industry to the next generation.

Under the leadership of his parents, Rex and Marillyn King, Palletized Trucking purchased 10...

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Board Member and Public Relations Committee Chair
Jennifer Hammond

As the host of SiriusXM’s highly-rated real estate talk show “The Jennifer Hammond Show,” Jennifer Hammond gets great fulfillment from using her knowledge and experience in the field of real estate to help her listeners understand the fundamentals of real estate.

Jennifer’s true passion is helping our military...

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Board Member
Laura True

Laura is the President of Aquaocean Transport where she is committed to providing clients with integrated Freight Forwarding solutions tailored to the specific needs of their shippers. By air, ocean, land or rail shippers are guaranteed competitive rates, and outstanding customer service.

She was selected by...

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Chairman Emeritus
Rex King

Rex and his wife Marillyn borrowed $5,000 against an insurance policy and got a small loan from a friend to purchase their first truck to form Palletized Trucking. The Kings grew Palletized from that one truck into a multi-million dollar company.

Palletized evolved into a multi-service company providing a...

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Chairman Emeritus, Founder of the Home Program
Meredith Iler

Meredith Iler is President of The Strategic Alliance whose mission is to bring people together in business, government, politics, and charity. She founded The Wounded Hero Home Program in 2005 and has spearheaded the multi-million dollar fundraising campaign for Helping a Hero that has succeeded in funding over 100 ...

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2009 Helping A Hero Home Recipient
Capt (Ret.) Daniel Moran, USMC

Captain Dan Moran is the founder, Chairman of the Board, and Chief Executive Officer of Moran Enterprises, Inc.   After five and a half years of service as an infantry officer, Moran medically retired from the United States Marine Corps as a Captain.  

A proud “Aggie,” Moran earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in...

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2014 Helping A Hero Home Recipient
SSG (Ret.) Phillips Casey, USA

Casey graduated 12th in his high school class as a BETA and Honor Graduate.  He played football and baseball, and was active in his church before going to Georgia State University for two years.  In 2006, he joined the Army and was promoted to Sergeant within two years. 


While guiding his...

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2012 Helping A Hero Home Recipient
SSG (Ret) Shilo Harris, USA

Shilo Harris came from a family with deep roots in military service. As a son of a Vietnam veteran, Shilo always knew he wanted to be a soldier. On September 11th his life changed forever and shortly afterward he enlisted as a Cavalry Scout in the US Army. His first deployment was to Schweinfurt, Germany with the 1st...

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