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UVBA Team Members

Jacqueline McCrearry

Jacqueline McCrearry

Intake Specialist

Jacqueline is an Army Veteran joining UVBA from the great state of Maryland.

Loriann Colon

Loriann Colon

Sr. Intake Specialist

Loriann is an Army spouse dedicating herself for over 13 years supporting military soldiers and their families.

Elaine Carlton

Elaine Carlton

Sr. Case Manager

Elaine Carlton has supported our Military for the past 11 years as a USMC Spouse.

Jerry Hamrock

Jerry Hamrock

Case Manager

Jerry Hamrock is an Army Veteran, medically retiring with 17 years of service.

Sara Wyman

Sara Wyman

Benefits Specialist

Sara Wyman is an Air Force Veteran having served nine years as well as an active duty military spouse.

Brittney Villalobos

Brittney Villalobos

Human Resources Coordinator

Brittney is from a military family and is honored to work for those who have served their country.

Tony Gifford

Tony Gifford

Director of Operations

First Sergeant (Ret) Tony Gifford served in the U.S. Army for over 22 Years.

Connie Jones

Connie Jones

Owner/Founder

Connie Jones is a military spouse and a strong advocate for children, veterans, and education.

Ileigha Teitsort

Ileigha Teitsort

Intake Specialist

Ileigha is an intake specialist and Navy veteran living with her family in Saint Robert, MO

Jason Vangilder

Jason Vangilder

Case Manager

1SG (Ret) Jason Vangilder served in the United States Army for 20 years, retiring in 2021.

Katie McCurdy

Katie McCurdy

Case Manager

Katie McCurdy has supported our Military for the past 17 years as an Army spouse.

Dana Joerger

Dana Joerger

Case Manager

Dana Joerger, has a background rooted in honorable service and unwavering dedication.

Libbie Hall

Libbie Hall

Benefits Specialist

Libbie Hall joins United Veteran Benefits Agency from Michigan where she resides with husband Brian.

Angie White

Angie White

Marketing Coordinator

Angie White was a Photographer in the Army and loves supporting other Veterans.

Michael King

Michael King

Chief Operating Officer

Sergeant Major (Ret.) Michael King retired from the Army after more than 21 years of service.

Merle Jones

Merle Jones

Owner/Founder

CSM(Ret.) Merle Jones served in the US Army for 20+ years, retiring in 2000 as a Command Sergeant Major.

Demi Gardner

Demi Gardner

Intake Specialist

Demi Gardner is a military brat, military veteran, and military spouse from Colorado.

Jenna Dilley

Jenna Dilley

Case Manager

Jenna Dilley is a Military Spouse and proud Army Supporter living in North Carolina.

Brittany Welts

Brittany Welts

Case Manager

Brittany served with the military for five years and has personally been through the VA Claims process multiple times.

Julie Merrell

Julie Merrell

Benefits Specialist

Julie is a Military Spouse and Parent. She offers great knowledge after working for the VA for 16 years.

Sandra Ciers

Sandra Ciers

Sr. Benefits Specialist

Sandra Ciers is an Army Veteran and passionate about serving those who served us.

Sandra Olson

Sandra Olson

Accountant

Sandra Olson is from a Military Family and has been supporting the U.S. Army since 2014.

Rebecca Pelkey

Rebecca Pelkey

Chief Business Officer

Rebecca Pelkey is a military spouse of 20 years and lives with her husband and children in Waynesville, MO

Lucy

Lucy

UVBA Mascot

Lucy is the United Veteran Benefits Agency beloved support animal, all around cuddler, and best friend.

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