New Staff

We are proud to have a diverse board of directors to help make the important decisions that allow us to continue to support the veteran community, as well as their families. Our Board is made up of veterans of the United States military, including a number of Purple heart recipients, public service officers, and financial and business experts.  



Stephen L. Ruckman

Chief Executive Officer

Phone: 703-256-6139 ext. 104

Jim Hatch

Director of Partnerships

Phone: 703-256-6139 ext. 102

Christina Tomsey


Phone: 703-256-6139 ext. 109

Mae Wright

Financial Services Manager

Phone: 703-256-6139 ext. 206

Our Mission

The mission of the Purple Heart Service Foundation is to enhance the quality of life of Purple Heart recipients and other honorably discharged veterans and their families.