Meet Our Team

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Thomas Soukup

President

Tom is the Founder and President of Fans of America Foundation and a graduate from Albany Business College with a degree in Business Accounting. He is a retired Sergeant from the NYSDOC. Mr. Soukup has 30 years experience in real estate and developing. He owns Soukup Realty Investment Group.

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STEVE POWELL

VICE PRESIDENT

Steve holds a BS in Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, as well as Professional Engineer licenses in SC, NC, GA.

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ED RUCKLE

Director VA INTEGRATION

Ed Ruckle serves as Director of VA Information Services and Programs. Ed is a retired, United States Air Force, veteran, Veteran Patient Advocate, with a degree in Business Administration.

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DALE RIESER

MARKETING DIRECTOR

Dale Rieser is a business owner in North Myrtle Beach, SC with an extensive career background in small business development, corporate training, marketing and human resources. He joined the FOAF team in 2017.

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James Fischbach

Detroit Project Manager/National Training Operations Coordinator

James Fischbach joined the Fans of America Foundation in Spring 2016 and became a member of the Board of Directors in the Fall of 2017.  Jim is a former Special Forces Paratrooper and Disabled American Veteran.

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Patricia Corea

Executive Assistant to the President and the Board of Directors

Ms. Corea joined the team in 2015. She has also been representing the Fans of America Foundation in the Hudson Valley in New York. Pat works for the Cornwall Central School District in Cornwall, NY as a Teaching Assistant in the computer lab and also works with Special Ed students.

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James Monllos

Director of Southeast Division

Jim joined the Foundation in 2018 and will represent the foundation in the Georgia area and the southern states. Jim is originally from Queens, NY. He attended Fordham University and was a professional athlete in boxing and wrestling. He was also a wrestling manager and a sports entertainment commentator Mr Monllos has been influential in discovering new talent in the boxing and wrestling industries. Currently Mr. Monllos is CEO and President of Big Main Events, Inc and works with KZ1.

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DR DOTTY HEADY, Ed.D, MA, MA

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS & SPECIAL PROJECTS

Dr. Heady is an experienced educator, trainer, marketer and a custom curriculum specialist. She is also a writer, coach, catalyst and currently, a Full-time Instructor, with Strayer University, online/global campus. She has served as VP Faculty Senate, Campus Dean, Associate Campus Dean, and is definitely a great force to have on our team. ‘Dr. Dot’ joined the Fans of America Foundation in 2018.

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Belinda Kendall

Director of Corporate Sponsorships

Belinda Kendall is the first African American woman to serve on our board. She is currently head of Community Relations for Kingdom City Church & Exec Asst to the Pastor, Brian K. Carn Jr. She has over 15 years of experience in Sales & Management as Sr. Regional Mgr, Sr. Territory Mgr & Sr. District Mgr for nationally known cosmetics companies. As New Business Development Director for Arlington Suites, she helped  the homeless, including veterans, find housing and jobs. She has hosted her own talk radio show. She has appeared on the cover of “Women with Know How” magazine.

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Scott Schaeffer

Promotional Director

Scott is Founder & CEO of SEU Promotions a National golf tournament management and consulting company. With 25 years in the management and consulting of charity golf tournaments, Scott has joined the Board of Directors in 2018 with responsibility of managing and producing events for the Foundation.

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John Daly

Member

John Daly is groundbreaking TV host in both reality television and new media. He is known as a pioneer in reality TV for his groundbreaking show Real TV. But he is now breaking ground by creating an entire show on the iPhone. John is the co-host and co-creator of Undercover Jetsetter. John is also the spokesperson for Liberty Health Share, an alternative to health insurance that is dramatically changing Americans thinking about healthcare. In 2016, John was inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Hall of Fame for his work as a news anchor at KTNV in Las Vegas.