Nichole has been the Executive Director and County Veterans Service Officer for the office since December 2011. She served as a security specialist in the Air Force for three years and then in public relations for four years. Her husband is a 10 year Air Force veteran; her dad served in Vietnam with the Army and her grandfathers served in the Korean War and World War II. She is a Desert Storm veteran and also served in Bosnia.
419-424-7036 ext. 5
Frank served in the U.S. Army for 3 years on Active duty and 3 years Inactive reserve. He retired from Cooper Tire and Rubber Company in 2014 after more than 33 years of service.
Kyle is the Assistant Director and County Veteran Service Officer. He is a four year Air Force veteran where he maintained basewide computer systems. Kyle comes from a family of veterans that include grandfathers, uncles, and cousins. He has been on staff since February 2013.
419-424-7036 ext. 3
Zach has been a County Veterans Service Officer for the office since April of 2019. Prior to joining the Hancock County team he was the Director/ CVSO of Dallas County, Texas. He served two years in the Army as a Carpentry/ Masonry Specialist and deployed to Iraq in 2003. He has been an Army Reservist since 2006. He deployed to Afghanistan in 2013 and is currently an Army Reserve Career Counselor. His wife is currently serving as a Captain in the Air Force Reserves.
Pete served in the United States Marine Corps from 1972 to 1976 and was Honorably Discharged. Pete is a former Findlay Police Officer and also served one term as Mayor for the City of Findlay. He has worked for the Veterans Service Office since March of 2012 and is the Benefits Counselor/Investigator.
419-424-7036 ext. 2
Annette is the Office Manager. She handles the bills and finances for the office and helps manage all the staff schedules. She previously worked at the County Auditors Office for 18 years. Although she is not a veteran herself, she had six uncles, one aunt, and a father in the military so she is no stranger to the veteran world.
419-424-7036 ext. 4
Jack is the Transportation Manager/Office Coordinator here at the Veterans Service Office since July 2013. He is a retired Findlay Police Officer and an Army Veteran having served from 1975-1978.
419-424-7408 or 419-424-7036 ext. 1
Bruce has been a Transportation Coordinator since November, 2014. He served in the U.S. Army from 1970 – 1972 as an airborne infantry squad leader in Vietnam. He has previously worked for the City of Findlay as service director, as a manufacturing engineer for TK Budd and M-TEK, and for Northwestern Mutual Life and Marathon Oil Company.
Larry has been a Transportation Coordinator since May 2015. He is a lifelong resident of Hancock County. He served in the US Army from 1963-1966. Larry worked for Intersil Corp. prior to retiring from GEM Energy Services.
Warren served in the U.S. Army from 1965-1968 at Ft. Gordon, GA. He attended Georgia Tech on the Augusta campus. Warren returned to Findlay in 1981 where he was Self Employed for more than 30 years.
Corinna Elling is retired from the Ohio State Highway Patrol where she served for 31 years. She was added to the veterans team as a transportation coordinator in 2017.
Linn served in the Navy from 1969-1973 aboard the USS Providence CLGG. He joined the veterans team in 2017 as a transportation coordinator.
Tom Parke joined the transportation team in April of 2018. He is retired from the Findlay Fire Department and proudly served in the U.S. Air Force from 1968-1972.
Mary Ward has been a transportation coordinator since November 2017. She previously drove for HATS with the Community Action Commission and J&J Limo and was also self-employed for many years. Mary attended Owen’s Community College for criminal justice and has been a Hancock County resident since 1983.
Nicole is the offices Administrative Manager and was hired on in August of 2019. She proudly served in the United States Army from 2010-2014 as a Chemical, Biological, Nuclear, Radiological Specialist. While doing her regular military job she also jumped from airplanes during her career. Her husband served in the Army from 2008-2016 and did a tour to Iraq and Afghanistan. Her brother also served in the Army and did a tour in Iraq.