About Us

Dan Elder
Dan Elder

Dan brings over 32-years of management and leadership experience as a project manager both in and out of government. He is a training facilitator and executive coach and has been certified by the Chambers Bay Institute as a True Growth® Executive Coaching Program graduate, he is a member of the International Coaching Federation. Mr. Elder was awarded a Master of Science degree in Corporate and Organizational Communication from Northeastern University of Boston, MA and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Touro College of New York, NY. He currently facilitates Balanced Readiness Seminars for the U.S. Army School for Command Preparation and leads professional coaching sessions for military and civilian executives and supervisors. He is an AUSA Institute of Land Warfare Senior Fellow and was inducted to the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Hall of Honor.
Gloria Elder
HR Director

Co-owner and manger of Human Resources, Gloria provides key information, analysis, and recommendation that helps create strategic direction for the company. She establishes human resources objectives in line with organizational objectives. Supports management by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions; analyzes information and applications. Guides management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values.
Deena Murgia
Exec Assistant
Deena Murgia

Deena Murgia moved to Texas from upstate New York terrified that cowboys and country music was all that she would ever see and hear again. After residing in Texas for over 10 years, she loves the great state! She is also a veteran who served in the ARMY following a tour in Iraq. She's an ambitious individual that's living life to the fullest!
Archie Davis
Dir of Business
Archie Davis

Archie is our link to business and industry partners, he specializes in connecting our services to a need. A retired U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major with over 28-years of serice including as=n assignment as the detachment Sergeant for the US Army parachute team (Golden Knights). Archie is currently a TBS Associate in the areas of Business Development and Lean Six Sigma process improvement. He serves as a senior mentor for the Command Sergeant Major Pre-command course. Archie is an ordained minister and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology from Andersonville Theological Seminary where he graduated (Summa Cum laude).
Coleen Crouch
Dir of Research
Coleen Crouch Ph.D.

A certified Lean and Six Sigma Black Belt, Coleen has focused much of her career on gathering and analyzing primary and secondary research data in support of a variety of projects. As a Research Psychologist for the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Dr. Crouch conducted quantitative data analysis using SPSS and qualitative analysis with QSR’s NVivo. In collaboration with clients’ needs, she conducts literature reviews, sets up data collections, and maintains official protocol records. She leads interviews and focus groups, prepares papers, posters, and briefs for client audiences and scientific conferences. As our Senior Operations Research Statistical Analyst, she conducts extensive research through staff interviews and audits and identifies ineffective procedures. She has a Master’s degree in I/O Psychology (Consumer/Industrial Research) from Cleveland State University and a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Capella University.

Rose L. Thayer
Dir of Communication
Rose Thayer Content Writer


A proud graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Rose is an award-winning journalist and writer with by-lines in The Alcalde, Austin American-Statesman, Killeen Daily Herald, Austin Chronicle, Austin Home and Austin Monthly. Always willing to go the extra mile for a better story, she once jumped from a Black Hawk with soldiers. Rose also spent two years working in public affairs at her alma mater promoting the College of Fine Arts through a print magazine, web content and social media. She is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and volunteers her time as an advocate for children in foster care.
Dani Patterson
Dir of Technology
Dani Patterson


An experienced and dedicated educator with a passion for instructional technology. Dani has earned her Masters of Education in Instructional Technology from Sam Houston State University. Formerly classroom teacher, campus technology chair, campus webmaster and more. Currently providing training, support and assistance to educators in all things educational technology. System admin for district learning management system and important programs. She serves as an Educational Technology Consultant and the milMedia Group Social Media Director, and Learning Management System (LMS) subject manager expert.
Daniel Carrizales
Web Tech
Daniel Carrizales Web Technologist


Daniel is the junior member of the web development and technology team. He focuses on web design, managed hosting, and design. He provides technical support to all staff, executives, and customers for the company. Daniel has a passion for new technology and is always looking for ways to help further his knowledge and technical skills. He is responsible for updating and maintaining milMedia Group’s websites. Daniel possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems from Texas A&M Central Texas and aspires for more in the technological field.
Terry Fountain
Talent ManagementTerry Fountain


Terry is the talent management specialist and recruiter, specializing in job placement for transitioning servicemembers and their familes. Mr. Fountain specializies in connecting people to positions, and is a key interface to those seeking new careers in government and industry, and he works to connect those people with organizations who can benefit from hiring qualified veterans.
Ivan Geter
Training DeveloperIvan Geter


Our primary Training Development Specialist and Trainer, Ivan is responsible for Life Skills training programs and curriculum development within the company. As one of our primary Resiliency Instructors, he is responsible for the design and development of the Building a Strong Warrior program; manages social media platform and markets training programs. Responsible for the business development, marketing, and advertising in the Ft Hood region.
Bryant Trapp
FacilitatorBryant Trapp

Bryant serves as our Resiliency Trainer., he is responsible for leading training seminars and assists with training development. As one of our primary Resiliency Instructors, he is responsible for the design and development of the TBS Resiliency social media platforms. Responsible for the business development, marketing, and advertising in the Killeen area.
Samantha Edwards
Customer ServiceSamantha Edwards


Samantha is our Customer Service Reprentiative supporting our customers ot their location, she has 5-years’ experience collecting and processing customer cash and credit payments with a high degree of accuracy. She maintaining log books, to include sign in/out logs, as well as monitors expenditures and engagement events using filing and retrieval systems. She is skilled in calculating billings, collections, and in processing client payments; she conducts customer service calls, completes insurance inquiries, and schedules appointment reminders.
Tiffany Rochea
Customer ServiceSamantha Edwards


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Bob Sempek
Policy Analyst

Bob comes to TBS with an extensive background in the defense contracting industry. Working in a small business environment he has performed as a Program Manager, an on-site contract lead at an Army headquarters, an analyst in Army logistics information systems, a business developer, a capture manager, a proposal manager, and writer. He is currently serving as a policy analyst and writer for TBS. Bob is a retired Infantry and Quartermaster Corps (Logistics) Army officer. In addition to many professional training courses, he holds a Master’s of Science degree in Business Financial Management from The George Washington University and an Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration from Benedictine College in Atchison, KS. Bob is active in his professional association, currently serving as a chapter president. He is also a longtime and a current volunteer at several community and non-profit service activities.
Duane France
Military SME
Duane France

Throughout his extensive military and civilian experiences, Duane has found that one principle continues to stand true time and time again: “Audacity is the key to victory in battle.” A retired Army noncommissioned officer, during hismilitary service, he participated in five combat and operational deployments. He is now working as a Mental Health Therapist, finding that his unique blend of experiences and training have led him to be a successful mentor, advocate, and counselor to an underserved population in our country - his fellow veterans.
Mark Brummitt
Military SME

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Brett Keener

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Jim Thomson
Army SME
Jim Thomson

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