Steve is the managing partner of the San Francisco office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, an international law firm that is assisting Operation Encore in its conversion into a 501 (c) 3 charitable organization. Steve previously served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney prosecuting fraud and corruption cases and is also a prolific singer/songwriter.
Ed Scheuer earned his MBA at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and founded Capius Consulting following a consulting career of over 20 years. He has worked with many emerging companies, focusing on risk management, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, financial process re-engineering and internal audits. Ed is also a frequent performer of music and theater, a former rugby player and an expert cocktail designer.
Lucas Hoge is a native of small town Hubbell, Nebraska and now lives in Nashville, Tennessee. His new album entitled "Dirty South" debuted on the top of the Top Country Album Sales chart and his song "Medal of Honor" is an incredible tribute to military members. Lucas has been a tireless supporter of the U.S. Military. He's visited bases in Iraq, Kuwait, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Africa, Alaska as well as other locations over the last nine years on the Armed Forces Entertainment Wrangler National Patriot Tour.
Tom Gamble is the founder and owner of Gamble Family Vineyards as has served as the Honorary Wing Commander for the 60th Air Mobility Wing at Travis Air Force Base. A life-long farmer, Tom developed an early love for music and is a frequent writer and director of music events and music charities. He has also been a sponsor of several Nashville acts..
Shannon is a retired Special Agent with IRS Criminal Investigation. In that capacity she conducted and supervised criminal investigations of financial crimes involving drug trafficking, corporate fraud, public corruption, tax evasion, and terrorist financing amongst other federal crimes. Since retiring she has provided anti-money laundering consulting services to financial institutions, as well as financial investigative and forensic accounting services to victims of financial fraud. She has no musical talent but is an enthusiastic supporter of Operation Encore and the veterans that are served by this outstanding organization.