The Honorary Commanders Association, a cooperative effort involving the Cobb Chamber, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, General Lucius D. Clay National Guard Center, Georgia National Guard, Coast Guard, National Defense Force and the Navy and Marine Corps, announced its 2022 class.

The Honorary Commanders Association annually selects community and business leaders and pairs them with military personnel in a yearlong program designed to give leaders an opportunity to learn about military activities, their impact on the economy and the various aspects of the national defense system. More than 100 professionals were nominated and 25 were selected into the incoming Class of 2022.

The 2022 Class Co-Chairs are Chris Rideout of Croy Engineering and Terri Bunten Guthrie of Smith-Howard CPA & Associates.

The list of 2022 class members are:

♦ Heidi Dasinger, Marietta Power and Water

♦ Rob Leonard, Superior Court of Cobb County

♦ Kellie Dennison, Hawthorne Global Aviation Services

♦ Tyler Micholic, Cornerstone Parking Group

♦ Greg Epstein, Cobb County Attorney’s Office

♦ Rachel Miller, Georgia Southern University

♦ Becca Graham, City of Kennesaw

♦ Matthew Munoz, Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria

♦ Kevin Gross, Cobb County Fire & Emergency Services

♦ Ben Norton, Brasfield & Gorrie

♦ Rajan Gupta, Centelli

♦ Vik Reddy, Wellstar Health System

♦ Brad Hawkins, Aviation History & Tech Center

♦ Mike Register, Cobb County Sheriff’s Office

♦ Secret Holland, Gas South

♦ Chase Sanger, Congressman Loudermilk’s Office

♦ Tyler Holley, Atlanta Braves

♦ Amanda Seals, Cobb Chamber of Commerce

♦ Joseph Hsiao, H Restaurant group

♦ Bryan Stephens, TalkForward

♦ John Hudson, Win-Tech

♦ Candice Torbert, Lockheed Martin

♦ Eric Johnson, Comprehensive Program Services

♦ John Vaughn, Rainey & Vaughan LLC

♦ Ron King, Capital City Bank

♦ Jacob Wilson, Cobb county-Marietta Water Authority

For more information, contact Joel Blockton at 770-859-2348 or To view the 2022 Honorary Commanders Association class list online, visit


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