Staff Members

Kate McCauley

CEO & President
Office: 402-991-0852

The Coordinating Center, responsible for the overall leadership and strategic planning. Selected by the Board of Directors. The President/CEO has the responsibility to carry out the mission and is responsible for the overall management and operation of all aspects of the organization.

Colonel John D. Folsom

President Emeritus
United States Marine Corps, Retired

The President Emeritus serves in an advisory role to the President providing guidance and expertise on past practices and operations.

Kevin

Kevin Sander

Development Director
Cell: 402-423-5769

Oversee all planning, organizing and directing of WWFS’s fundraising including major gifts, annual fund, direct mail, planned, giving, special events, capital campaigns, and corporate giving.

Ashlie

Ashlie Muller

Donor Relations
Office: 402-991-0863

Process mail, inputs donation data to CRM, process acknowledgement letters and donors’ gifts, responsible for all banking deposits, estate tracking and paperwork, positive pay daily, deposits to QB, monthly credit card coding, assist the Development Director with direct mail and assists with telephone and day to day activity. Establish and manage information tracking processes regarding acknowledgement, recognition, on-going communications and continued cultivation of past and current donors and members to enhance their relationship with WWFS and increase thelikelihood of continued contributions. Maintain physical donor communication materials and inventory of general development team supplies. Provide general clerical support. Answer general development phone inquiries. Provide professional assistance and interaction with donors (via phone, computer and face-to-face). Provide support when acknowledging appropriate financial and in-kind donations by correspondence.

Dean Mathisen

Dean Mathisen

Director of Operations
Office: 402-506-5889

Responsible for the management of all operations and programs within the organization targeted to the Caregivers, the Wounded Warriors, and their families. Researches, develops, and coordinates the expansion of services to those served. Builds public awareness of the organization by networking and outreach. Advises and assists the President to ensure the success of the mission.

Steve Kingston

Steve Kingston

Program Manager
Office: 402-991-0891

Responsible for the daily operations of all programs and operations within the organization targeted to the Caregivers, the Wounded Warriors, and their families. Oversees programs statistics and expenditures. Ensures staff are trained and developed. Maintains the organization’s operational procedures. Assists the president as directed to ensure the success of the mission.

Martin Duarte

Program Outreach Coordinator
Cell: 760-405-7777

Coordinates and oversees the planning and implementation of program outreach strategies. Reaches out to and maintains relationships with individuals, businesses, the military, and veterans’ organizations. Responsible for the daily case management operations of the Mobility is Freedom and Veterans’ Welding programs. Assists the president as directed to ensure the success of the mission.

WWFS Ashley Pecha

Ashlie Pecha

Case Manager
Office: 402-991-0915

Coordinates resort support and resources to ensure the physical and mental wellbeing of the Caregivers supporting the Wounded Warriors along with the whole family. Maintains strong communications and an exchange of information to guarantee positive support. Assists the Program Manager with data management.

Stacia

Stacia Housh

Senior Case Manager
Office: 402-991-0939

Coordinates respite support and resources to ensure the physical and mental wellbeing of the Caregivers supporting the Wounded Warriors along with the whole family. Maintains strong communications and an exchange of information to guarantee positive support. As the senior case manager, advises the Program Manager and helps with staff training and development.

WWFS Liz Mayfield

Liz Mayfield

Case Manager
Office: 402-991-0930

Coordinates respite support and resources to ensure the physical and mental wellbeing of the Caregivers supporting the Wounded Warriors along with the whole family. Maintains strong communications and an exchange of information to guarantee positive support. Assists the Program Manager as needed.

Dustin Pearson

Program Support, Information Technology
Office: 531-200-4144

Manage all IT needs. Manage websites, social media presences and content. Media creation for organization. Maintain the donor management system and CRM, assist with data extraction as needed. Monitor data backups. Assist other staff in doing their jobs by making technology work smoothly for them. Manage the Veteran Baskets program.