Zac is currently an Active Duty Army Infantry Major with over 21 years of service to his country, both as an enlisted man and officer. He has combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, participated in multi-national operations in Macedonia, counter drug operations on the Mexican border, and taken part in numerous emergency response efforts in the United States. He has served as a Company Commander three times, giving him a wide range of experience within Operations, Sustainment, and Leadership. He has been decorated on many occasions which consist of two Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart for wounds received in Afghanistan.
Zac was also nominated and selected as the 2016-2017 Military Times Army Soldier of the Year and was the first National Guard Officer to ever win this prestigious award.
Sarah Corry is the Executive Director of Purple Hearts Reunited, bringing a wealth of experience in business development, innovative strategies, fundraising, event planning and much more from an extensive career in the non-profit sector. She joined Purple Hearts Reunited in January 2016 as the Development Director, assisting with fundraising campaigns, public relations and outreach, along with countless other needs of the organization.
Sarah’s father, Paul Mayer, is a two-time Purple Heart recipient after being wounded twice in combat as a Marine in Vietnam. As such, she understands the direct impact the organization can make with regard to veterans and their families.
Prior to joining Purple Hearts Reunited, Sarah served as the Director of Strategic Services for the Spencer Group and as Partner with Giving Tree Partners.
Born and raised in Vermont, Sarah has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont and currently resides there with her children Andrew and Claire.
Jessica Jaggars is the Operations Director of Purple Hearts Reunited, providing extensive experience in fundraising, strategic community engagement, and oversight of logistical support of supplies, personnel and other essentials from her time with the U.S. Army and Norwich University.
She joined Purple Hearts Reunited in July 2018 after serving as Director of Corporate of Foundation Relations for Norwich University, where she was tasked with strategically engaging corporate and foundation partners to secure funding and other external resources for university priorities, including events.
Since 2010, Jessica has served in the Vermont Army National Guard where she
currently serves as the Company Commander for G Co 186th BSB (INF FSC) 86
IBCT, stationed in Vermont.
Born and raised in South Carolina, Jessica has a Bachelors of Athletic Training
and a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Project
Management from Norwich University.