American Patriot Award Winner, 2019: Don Tretola
It is with great pleasure that The Patriot Fund has named its second recipient of the American Patriot Award to Mr. Don Tretola, on Monday, September 23rd, 2019. Eligible nominees must have a recognizable history of excellence throughout their careers and demonstrate exemplary service to the community, specifically military veterans and/or their families. Don is a stellar match for this year’s presentation.
After joining the military and attending college, Mr. Tretola began his career with PSE&G in 1971 and has over 37 years of service with a diverse background in Management and Public Affairs. He currently serves as Chief Public Affairs Officer with Allies, Inc., an organization that serves adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Don holds board positions throughout New Jersey including the State of New Jersey Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve, Office of Department of Defense, Middlesex County Chiefs of Police and many others.
Congratulations, Don. Thank you for your service to our community!
American Patriot Award Winner, 2018: James Brennan, Jr.
It is with great pleasure that The Patriot Fund has named its first recipient of the American Patriot Award to Mr. Jim Brennan, CEO of SEA BOX, on Monday, September 17th, 2018. Eligible nominees must have a recognizable history of excellence throughout their careers and demonstrate exemplary service to the community, specifically military veterans and/or their families. Jim is a perfect match for the first presentation.
SEA BOX has supplied innovative shipping containers and expeditionary shelters to all branches of the armed services to aid in their service of our country. Jim has done so much for military installations as one more voice of American exceptionalism to support our troops and worldwide effort for the safety of other societies.
The board members of The Patriot Fund fully agree Jim Brennan sets the standard for all awardees in the future … making the world better because of our commitment, like Jim Brennan’s, for a better world!