Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

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Margaret Davis photo Margaret B. Davis
President and CEO

Margaret was appointed President and CEO of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation in March 2009. She brings to the Foundation a 30-year professional career in nonprofit management, communications, and resource development as well as almost 20 years of volunteer leadership with Marine Corps Family Readiness programs. more >

Alan A. Hammer

Alan Hammer joined the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation in March of 2000 following a 30-year Marine Corps career. After eight years enlisted service with attack squadrons, a battalion landing team and inspector-instructor duty, he was appointed as a warrant officer and, later, as an LDO in the Judge Advocate Division. more >

Robin Klung, CPA
Vice President of Accounting and Finance

Robin brings 12 years of accounting and leadership experience in the for-profit and non-profit sectors starting with PriceWaterhouse and most recently as Vice President for Business Services where she oversaw accounting and financial reporting, budgeting, and annual independent audits for a number of non-profits and for profit public charter schools in Phoenix. more >


Clint Nesmith
Director of National Events

Clint has worked for the Scholarship Foundation since August 2007 as a volunteer manager, events director, and development officer. He brings over 12 years of non-profit work experience starting with the Dallas Opera and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, where he managed the National Symphony Orchestra Women's Committee and the more > 

Dr. James R. Weinlader (AZ) 
President Emeritus

Dr. Weinlader has been actively involved with the Foundation since 1977, serving with the Chicago Marine Scholarship Ball committee for seventeen years, and on the Foundation's Board of Directors beginning in 1983.  more ›

L. Morgan Porter, Jr. 
Of Counsel

Morgan Porter practices general business law in the Chicago area, with expertise in tax matters and trusts and estates. more ›

Ken Ashworth

Ken Ashworth 
Director, American Patriots Campaign

Ken joined the Scholarship Foundation team in March 2012, bringing over 25 years of campaign experience to the task. more >

Steven Peterson

Col Steven Peterson USMC (Ret.)
Chief Operating Officer

Steven Peterson joined the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation in September of 2012 following a 24-year Marine Corps career. more >

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John M. Ripley
Senior Development Officer

John joined the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation in 2012, bringing nonprofit experience in fundraising, management and consulting.  The son of the late Col John W. Ripley USMC,  more >

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Jeanette Casselano
Director, Communications and Investor Services

Jeanette joined the Scholarship Foundation in October 2013 as the Director of Communications and Investor Services. She brings more than ten years of broadcast news, media relations, crisis communications and event planning expertise to the Foundation. more >


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