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Our Members;

Scott C. Pierce, (Officer, founding member, fund raiser) Scott grew up in Peoria, Illinois and graduated from West Point in 1986. He served in the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment in Germany from 1987 to 1990 before returning to the U.S. and graduating from the Special Forces Qualification Course in 1991. He left active duty to attend Wharton for an MBA and then worked for JP Morgan in New York as a bond trader. He remained in the reserves and was called to duty following the attacks of September the 11th. He served at the Pentagon, Fort Bragg, MacDill AFB, Qatar, completed his Masters of Strategic Studies at the US Army War College, and retired as a LTC. Scott returned to bond trading in 2006 and now works for Amherst Pierpont Securities in NYC while living in Cary, NC with his wife and 3 daughters. Amherst Pierpont Securities was named the winner of the Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve small business leader for the state of CT.

Jack Farley, (Officer, founding member, fund raiser) Jack was raised in Louisville, Kentucky and graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1986. During college, Jack served in the 100th Division as a reservist and entered active duty for four years after graduating. His active duty was mainly spent in the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment in Germany. Immediately following his active service, he earned an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. Since 1992, Jack has held commercial leadership positions with ARCO, McKinsey & Company, Reliant Resources, and Cinergy Corp. Jack and his wife Sally have two children, Daniel and Sarah.

Charles McLaughlin IV, (Officer, founding member, fund raiser) Based in Rhode Island, Charles is a member of a Connecticut-based asset management firm. Formerly, he was innovation strategy consultant with Accenture and Innosight, a boutique consultancy. His past management experience includes work as a consultant in McKinsey & Company’s Boston office, as a program Executive Director at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and as an executive at a startup company. Previously, he served eleven years in the Regular Army before resigning to earn masters’ degrees at Harvard and MIT. He is currently a Special Forces Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserve, assigned to teach cadets at West Point. In 2003-4, he served on active duty in Qatar, Iraq, and Uzbekistan. He served in the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment from 1987-1990, and had the distinct privilege to have Master Sergeant Edward E. Mixon as his platoon sergeant.

T J Linzy, (founding member, fund raiser) T J was born and raised in western Kentucky. He joined the U.S. Army in 1987 and served with the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment. T J saw the fall of the East German border and participated in Operation Desert Storm with the Regiment. His civilian experience has included stints at Amazon.com, IBM, Lastminute.com, Last.fm, Skype, and Spotify.

Neil Wheeler, (founding member, fund raiser)


Our registered mailing address;

The E.E. Mixon Second Dragoons Foundation

C/O Scott C. Pierce

217 Painted Fall Way

Cary, NC, 27513

Our telephone number;

+1 (203) 979-7083

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