Bob Uber: President and Founder of Heroes Center
Bob Uber is a former Vietnam combat officer and Bronze Star for valor recipient who, at age 50, sold his insurance and investment business in order to “serve those who served”. From 1997-2010 he was National Field Director of the Military Ministry, working with active military while traveling internationally and leading marriage and combat trauma conferences. In 2013 Uber founded the Heroes Center in order to assist homeless veterans while they attend college and transition from their military service. Partnering with Mark Harris, Dean of the High Point campus of Guilford Technical Community College, Uber has worked tirelessly to raise funds for the renovation of the John Wesley Church camp in order to house homeless veterans.
Bev Hakki: Camp Director
Bev Hakki is a native of England who serves as the Assistant Camp Director and Director of Veteran’s Programs. She has two degrees, one in nursing and the other in social work, and has devoted her entire life to caring for others and lifting them up while improving the world around her. She is a mental health specialist and veterans advocate who is full of faith and loves her family, friends, and coffee! Bev’s daily work will include the smooth operation of the Heroes Center while also implementing various veteran’s programs. She will use sound social work theories based on a person-centered approach, which are evidenced-based, and peer-reviewed, while promoting self-reliance and positive human interaction and individual outcomes. Bev will support and advocate for community veterans seeking the support of the Heroes Center.