Travis came to HOPE via The Mission Continues program. This program allows for veterans who still want to serve, to bring their skills into their communities as leaders and even find jobs. Travis has recently stepped into the Executive Director position and is studying Non-Profit Management online through Notre Dame. "I have found my purpose and value here at HOPE". "There is no nobler a thing, than service to our fellow man." TH
It wasn't until his return from Iraq in 2003, as a result of his injuries, that he had a chance to really interact with horses. Friends allowed Travis to ride, giving him time to heal from his wounds, both physical and mental. He came to understand first-hand the healing power of the magnificent animals.
He is now attending executive certification classes through Notre Dame in the field of Nonprofit Management in order to better serve HOPE and his community.