Meet Our Board Members
Ted is not only the CEO and co-founder of QALO, he also is highly educated. He earned his degree in economics. Ted then went on to earn his MBA, focusing on financial systems, international business, and entrepreneurship. His company is his main interest because it encompasses his family, athletics, the outdoors, and philanthropy.
Drew is 3rd generation graduate from the Ohio State University, where he majored in economics and minored in business. In 2003, he transitioned into financial planning and started working as an investment advisor. He met Dan and Lori Mercer through his company, which provides financial services almost exclusively to firefighters serving over 300 firefighters and their families! He is currently an exhausted husband, but very much in touch with his female side due to his two daughters, both under 2 years old! He does his best to take care of his wife and then his daughters. He travels quite a bit during the year. His wife is from Berlin, his parents live in Arizona, and he has a lot of friends in between. When an opportunity presents itself to visit, he and his family never pass it up.
Adam has been a firefighter for 22 years, starting out as a volunteer.He has been a full-time firefighter for 16 years in addition to the volunteer time and a few other part-time jobs along the way. Cori runs a successful home business, and has been a part of the Firefighter Wife Sisterhood for 3 years. Adam and Cori have been married for 12 years, and they are very excited to be involved in furthering the 24-7 Commitment mission. They are thankful to be a part of changing the culture of strong fire marriages and more.