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Erik Torres

Erik Torres

Erik is the founder of Memorial 3 Gun and currently serves in the Special Operations Community. He ensures every section runs efficiently and that the foundation stays true to the mission. He began the foundation to ensure no brother is ever forgotten and to help the Gold Star families understand they are never alone. 



Jordan Comstock Chief Operations Officer

Jordan is an Army Infantry veteran that has been with the foundation since 2019. He has worked in several committees including Logistics, Honorees and most recently as the Marketing Director. Jordan runs the day to day operations of the foundation and supports each committee to ensure proper mission execution. He also ensures that the Foundation maintains the professional excellence that our honorees deserve.


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Dave DiSalvo
Chief Financial Officer

​Dave is our Chief Financial Officer and has oversight for all financial reporting, cash management, legal and corporate matters for the Foundation. He is the Business Manager for a high-net worth private family office in Greenwich CT and brings vast knowledge in all areas of Finance, Business and Business Management. ​




Tara Thomas-Perkins
Director of Honorees

Tara directly assists all of our Gold Star families with anything they may need throughout the year. She ensures that their loved ones are truly honored in a way that each fallen hero would be proud of. Her passion is driven from her direct experience of losing her husband while he was deployed overseas. 


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Erica Klenk
Assistant Director of Honorees

Erica is a veteran of the Army with a career in Special Operations. Her sense of duty that was constructed throughout her military service, continued to grow as she transitioned to civilian life. She volunteers with the foundation because no fallen service member should ever be forgotten. Erica supports our Gold Star families by ensuring they have a memorable experience as the foundation honors their loved ones. 


Chad Swartout
Firearms Specialist

Chad is an avid 3-gun competitor and competes in many matches across the country. He has led our Ambassador program as well as our social media. Chad has been an invaluable asset to the foundation in helping spread our mission and helping bring on sponsors to make sure we have a world class competition.


Pat Ritzel
Firearms Specialist

Pat is a medically-retired Special Operations Flight Paramedic of 14 years and is an avid shooting sports competitor, including archery and 3 gun. His knowledge of shooting competitions and care for people brings a lot to the table for our Gold Star families. He coordinates/acquires gear for these families and assists them with training to help them shoot their loved one's stage at the event. His desire to give back anyway he can is embodied by his actions on and off the range, throughout the year, at our match as well as being a foundation ambassador at other 3 Gun matches throughout the country.


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Gretchen Swartout Director of Sponsors

"I am an interior designer who fell in love with the foundation while volunteering back in 2021. I currently am the Director of Sponsors and am so proud to be in the role. I love supporting our ever growing shooting community!

I am a mom to a 23 year old Army National Guardsman who is currently deployed and a 12 year old daughter. Chad and I are hyper focused on delivering the best experience for our sponsors and shooters."



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Eric Wilson
Assistant Director of Sponsors






Dawn Lolli
Director of Public Relations

Dawn has assumed the role of Director of Public Relations. She has worked in the foundation from the start in the Accounting committee. Dawn comes with 43 years experience working in the financial industry and a strong personal commitment to ensuring the gold star families know they and their loved one will never be forgotten.​


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Misty Joffrion

Originally from Savannah, Georgia, Misty has worked in Army medicine for over 25 years. She was introduced to 3 gun competitions around four years ago and has recently entered into long range competitions. She first volunteered for the Memorial 3 Gun Competition three years ago and became a foundation ambassador. She hopes to serve and help for many more years to come. Misty has been invaluable at our admin desk during the match to ensure registration runs smoothly.



Seth Amidon
Director of Operations & Logistics

Seth started out as a volunteer at our 4th annual event and wasted no time diving in to help the foundation wherever he could. Seth now handles the logistical needs for our annual event, coordinating event setup and making sure each committee has what it needs for a successful match.


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Jenn Card
Assistant Director of Operations

Jenn has been an avid 3-gun shooter for many years and is a Memorial 3 Gun Ambassador. She has years of experience in event coordination and is a valuable asset in making sure the annual match runs smoothly.



Austin Trockenbrot
Range Master

Austin acts as a liaison between the Memorial 3 Gun Foundation and other events that raise money for the foundation. He actively works to seek additional streams of revenue in order to raise as much as possible for our Gold star families. He has also served the foundation as a Range Officer at our annual event.



Bryce Laemmlen
Program Coordinator

Bryce is the co-founder of Memorial 3 Gun. His dedication to ensuring the vendors and side stage hosts are organized and well taken care of, is the heart behind giving back to those who support the foundation.


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Cameron Torres

Program Coordinator


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JD Mooney
Program Cordinator




Diirector of Marketing

Position is available. If interested, please email updated resume to

Michael Berger

Michael Berger
Social Media

Michael has been an ambassador for the foundation for several years. He handles the majority of all social media posts to help further the reach and influence of the foundation's mission.


Jeff Abraham

Jeffrey Abraham
Ambassador Program

Jeff is an active shooting competitor and has represented the foundation as an ambassador for many years. His attention to detail and drive for excellence has made him a perfect fit to run our ambassador program. He helps support our ambassadors at events, on social media, and helps to further the mission of the foundation.



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Dave DiSalvo
Director | Chief Financial Officer

Dave is our Chief Financial Officer and has oversight for all financial reporting, cash management, legal and corporate matters for the Foundation. He is the Business Manager for a high-net worth private family office in Greenwich CT and brings vast knowledge in all areas of Finance, Business and Business Management. ​


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