BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Founder & CEO- SFC David Broadie (Retired US Army)
David Broadie is the Owner/CEO of Broadie's Enterprise Inc. since 2004.
Prior to starting his small business, he joined the Army upon completion of High School where he served honorably for 21 years.
During his tenure in the Army, he served in many positions of leadership and was responsible for implementing new policies and procedures to ensure a more effective transition of over 80,000 deploying and returning soldiers in and out of Afghanistan and Iraq.
He served as a Personnel Administrative Specialist in 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC and Munich, Germany. His tour of duty continued as Personnel Staff NCO and Operations NCO at Redstone Arsenal, Al, US Army Recruiter, Florence, SC, where he ranked #5 out of 180 Recruiters in the Brigade. SFC Broadie, then served as the Senior Personnel Sergeant and acting First Sergeant at Camp Essayon, Korea. While at Fort Jackson, he served as the Senior Small Group Leader and acting First Sergeant for the Advanced Non-commissioned Officers Academy, responsible for the guidance and leadership development of over 750 Senior Non-commissioned Officers and 15 Small Group Leaders. He then transitioned back to Fort Bragg, NC where he then served as Senior Operations NCO, Identification Card Facility and Site Security NCO.
While at Fort Bragg, he deployed and served in the war zone of Kuwait, Afghanistan, and Iraq. During his deployments he was recognized by Army's Chief of Staff for his leadership and commitment on the development of new policies and procedures.
Chairman of Board of Directors- LTC Richard Kingsberry (Retired US Army)
Jump starting Colonel Kingsberry’s military career was a three-year tour of duty with America’s Navy. He served on-board aircraft carriers with duties and responsibilities in Aviation Maintenance Administration. Following those three years of sea duty was over twenty-nine years of Active Duty service with the North Carolina Army National Guard. Colonel Kingsberry service positions including Platoon Leader, Supply Officer, Detachment Commander, Company Commander, Brigade S1, Brigade S4, and Battalion Executive Officer. He was the first service member of the North Carolina Army National Guard to serve as the Professor of Military Science where he served over three years at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte responsible for their Army ROTC Program.
Military Education include Officer Candidate School, Army Communication Security Course, Army Physical Security Course, Army Engineer Officer Basic Course, Army Ordnance Officer Advance Course and Command and General Staff Officer College. He has received a host of awards and recognitions throughout his military career.
Colonel Kingsberry holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. He has worked for local public-school districts in transportation culminating as the Director of Transportation
Secretary & Events Coordinator - Board of Directors- Ms. Nia Darby
Nia Darby possesses a passion for yielding her talents in order to ensure that Military Veterans receive the recognition and help they deserve. Her grandfather served in the Army during Vietnam and he was enthusiastic about any local military veteran events he attended. Nia saw how these events impacted her grandfather, therefore her passion was ignited to help the cause.
In 2014 Nia graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources. She managed a Sherwin Williams store in Roanoke Rapids, NC for 4 years. In 2018, she decided to strengthen her knowledge for managing projects by obtaining her Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM). Nia also loves serving her community with her sorority Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Incorporated. She is enthusiastic to utilize her talents in this great organization.
Board Member- Sherry Olson
Sherry Olson is a true advocate for veterans. She has a background in nursing with veterans as a physician and community liaison for veterans in hospice. Marketing and outreach as a clinical liaison are also on her resume as she performed duties relative to a Phys. Asst. Parish nurse and a Faith Community nurse for 6 years.
She also helped pioneer a veterans coffee in Winston-Salem which was later relocated to Charlotte Motor Speedway via connections with Stewart Haas, the Hendricks family and Richard Childress. She has an undeniable passion, love of learning and care for veterans.
Board Member- Roger Schiradelly (US Army- Retired)
Roger Schiradelly joined the Board of Directors for the Military Veterans Hall of Fame to make a difference. He served in the US Army from 1969 to 1971. And NATO from 1970 to 1991. Roger volunteers at the Salisbury VA an has done so for almost 10 years now. He was the Chairman for Richards Coffee shop from 2016 to 2017, and now serves as the liaison. Having managed several businesses in the past, Roger has many skills to bring to the table and is committed to helping the NC military Veterans Hall of Fame move forward in its mission.
Board Member- Dianne Hall
Dianne believed in the Military Veterans Hall of Fame when she first was made privy to it and was honored to become a Board Member. Even though she is not a Veteran, her family has strong Military ties. Her husband is a Navy Veterans who fought in the Vietnam War and her father served in the US Navy & US Army for 21 years. Dianne is also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Dianne is very passionate when it comes to serving and honoring her Veterans and is certain she will be a great asset to the organization.
Community Outreach Committee Chairman- SGT Michael Stubbs (Retired US Army)
Retired from Lucent Technologies 2000 with thirty-four years service, retired as a Senior Project Manager; 2000-2005-District Manager for IKON Communications & Saturn Communications; 2006-2011-Director of Facility Services for Thompson Child & Family Focus
Military Time, June, 1966 – June 1968, October 1966-October 1967 Vietnam, Alpha & Delta Companies, 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, began as an Infantry Rifleman, then Machine Gunner, Then Infantry Squad Leader and Tunnel Rat, wounded three times, twice with shrapnel and shot in neck and shrapnel October 9, ’67 ending his tour in Vietnam, after surgeries in ‘Nam, Japan and stateside went to Fort Jackson and was a Drill Instructor until leaving the service in 1968, recipient of the SILVER STAR, two BRONZE STARS with “V” device for VALOR, PURPLE HEART, written in two books, “THEY MARCHED INTO SUNLIGHT” written by David Maraniss and “JUNE 17, ’67 BATTLE XOM BO II”written by David Hearn, Forward Observer-Alpha Company Vietnam.
Now retired, he is the Commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Wounded Warriors Chapter 634. In August 2014, I had the honor of becoming the 2014-2015 Military Order of the Purple Heart National Patriot of the Year.
Married to Carolyn Stubbs, 49 years, two daughters, five grandchildren: 4 boys and 1 girl, all of whom he loves dearly and is proud of.