Michael Durham
Heather Bohannon

Houston, TX — June 3, 2024 — Owners in Honor, a leading advocate for veteran entrepreneurship and transition programs, is excited to announce the appointment of two pivotal new team members: Michael Durham as a board member, and Heather Bohannon as the new Chief Development Officer.

Michael Durham joins the board with a distinguished background in law and business. Currently serving as Special Counsel at Fishman Haygood Law Firm in Baton Rouge, LA, Michael’s career includes roles such as General Counsel at Bernhard and significant contributions to energy infrastructure development with Johnson Controls. His efforts there earned him the JCI Master’s Award for closing the largest deal in company history. A veteran of the U.S. Army and Louisiana Army National Guard, Michael holds a Juris Doctorate from Louisiana State University, an L.L.M. in Taxation from the University of Denver, and an MBA from Duke University.

“As a son, grandson, and brother of veterans, the military spirit is ingrained in my family,” said Michael Durham. “I am committed to supporting and enhancing the lives of our veterans, especially in empowering them to lead businesses post-service. Joining Owners in Honor is a privilege and a vital opportunity to continue this mission.”

Heather Bohannon brings over two decades of experience in fundraising development and leadership. Her career has been marked by her ability to raise millions for causes supporting veterans, military families, the Navy SEAL community, and more. Heather’s dedication has been recognized by prominent military figures, and her strategic vision is set to significantly advance the organization’s mission.

“I am thrilled to join Owners in Honor and support the transition of veterans into business ownership,” said Heather Bohannon. “Entrepreneurs are crucial to the American economy, and I look forward to enhancing the opportunities available to our veterans.”

Patrick Flood, CEO of Owners in Honor, commented on the new appointments: “We are delighted to welcome Michael and Heather to our team. Their extensive experience and commitment to service are pivotal as we expand our efforts to support veterans transitioning into entrepreneurship. Their leadership will undoubtedly propel our initiatives forward and create significant impact.”

About Owners in Honor:

Owners in Honor is dedicated to supporting transitioning veterans through entrepreneurship. By providing resources, training, and support, Owners in Honor aims to empower veterans to leverage their unique skills and experiences to become successful entrepreneurs.

Media Contact:

Tiffini Steding
Owners in Honor

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