The vision of 2 Veteran Services, LLC. is to provide world-class drone services at a competitive rates while raising awareness of post-war veterans dealing with PTSD. At least 33% of 2VS employees are post-war veterans dealing with PTSD or some other service connected injury.
Brian Snider enlisted in the United States Navy in 1989 and was trained as an Avionics Technician specializing in Metrology. He was attached to several Anti-Submarine Warfare squadrons and supported operations of fixed and rotary wing aircraft. After leaving the Navy, Brian graduated from Macomb Community College with an AS in Computer Science. He then went on to work in the automation industry developing and deploying software that controlled automated manufacturing equipment for painting and sealing. He has developed front and back end software solutions for robotic based systems used by Boeing, Embraer, General Motors, and other large automotive and aerospace companies. In order to support the needs of his family, Brian left his position as Application Software Manager in order to launch 2 Veteran Services, LLC.
Gerald Frendewey enlisted in the United States Army in May of 2003. He worked as a Food Service Specialist in support of Special Forces operations that took place in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. While serving, Gerald was awarded The Army Commendation Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and a National Defense Service Medal. He also earned a Parachutist Badge upon completion of Airborne training, as well as the Army Service Ribbon. After his service, Gerald held many jobs, but was unable to find a career with consistency or stability. After several years of struggling through jobs while trying to raise his children as a single father, and not knowing why it was so difficult, the answer came. Gerald was diagnosed with a service connected injury, PTSD. Gerald is now co-owner of 2 Veteran Services, LLC, where he is able to work as his condition allows, and suffers no repercussions for when it does not allow him to work.
Hemdeep Dulthummon graduated from the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College at the University of Mississippi with a BS in Mechanical Engineering in 2011 and is certified as an Engineer-In-Training (EIT) by the Mississippi Board of Licensure. He is also certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and as a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) from the American Society of Quality (ASQ). Hemdeep has experienced a startup environment as a Process and Manufacturing Engineering intern at Twin Creeks Technologies, LLC, a solar cell manufacturing company. Hemdeep has over 10 years of technical project leadership with a focus on automation and robotics. Furthermore, Hemdeep has a background in marketing, especially internet marketing; operations management; and business development. Hemdeep is currently a board member for Appropriate Technology Collaborative (ATC), a non-profit that creates new sustainable technologies that promote economic growth and improve the quality of life for low income people worldwide. Hemdeep is also a co-founder and is on the board of directors for Black Young Professionals (BYP) of Metro Detroit.