Major General (RET) Steven J. Hashem
Co-Founder & Vice President
Major General (RET) Steven J. Hashem is one of the founders of the Patriot Fund and is responsible for due diligence of our beneficiary organizations. Steve is passionate about veterans, servicemen and women and their families and is involved in several endeavors that benefit the military. He and his family understand firsthand the sacrifices that our men and women in uniform make to defend our freedoms and the American way of life. As a West Point graduate and soldier for life, his guiding principle is "Duty, Honor, Country".
General Hashem served for 41 years in the United States Army primarily in Special Operations assignments to include multiple deployments to overseas combat zones. He was a General Officer for 10 years and his two final duty assignments were at the United States Special Operations Command and the United States Central Command where he served on the staffs of Generals Doug Brown, David Petraeus, James Mattis and Admiral Eric Olson.
Currently, Steve is the CEO and founder of Peak 74 International, a company that specializes in leadership development, tailored coaching, facilitated strategic planning and keynote addresses. He also worked for GE, Martin Marietta and Lockheed Martin for 27 years in a variety of operations, management and executive positions.