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Biography/ Curriculum Vitae (CV) Dana W. Matthews Dana Matthews: Phone: (772) 321-6218 Born: July 28, 1952, Brooklyn, NY Education Hampton University, 1975 - Bachelor of Arts – Journalism Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities (1974-1975) Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, 1987 – MBA Kensington Law School, 1991- Juris Doctor – JD- Law Rochville University, 2005 – ScD – Organizational Psychology Military Service Retired US Army – 1995: Rank - Lieutenant Colonel (Special Operations/RANGER) Twenty Six Years of Military Service - Awarded the Military Order of the Purple Heart Employment Present - Retired/ Disabled 1995 -2005 Pfizer, VP, Government Relations -Department of Veterans Affairs Volunteer – Music Therapist/Guitarists/Vocalist New Beginnings Outreach Volunteer Co-Author El Segundo, The Life Story of Pastor James P. Newton Professional Affiliations Vice President, Communications – National Spinal Cord Injury Association (2004-2007) Associate Director, US Vets Initiative (2005-2008) Life Member - Disabled American Association, Paralyzed Veterans of America Member - National Press Club, Washington, DC Managing Editor, Pharmaceutical Representative Trade Magazine (1997-1998) Guest Columnist, Dust Off - St. Lucie Tribune, Scripps -Treasure Coast, Florida Volunteer, Alzheimer’s Community Care Centers Guest Host, Planet Vero Radio, “The Learning Lab”, How to Stop Bullying Now! Guest, WIRA Radio, “Veterans, Memorial and Armed Forces Day” Knight of the Order of Chivalry, Sovereign Military Order Hospitaller of St. John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta, Knight Bachelor, (KBE) Order of Malta