Our Board of Directors

Larry Teichman

Our President

Larry served in the United States Army as a Second Lieutenant. Larry wants to help out his country and fellow veterans by creating a graceful, peaceful retreat, where veterans and Gold Star families can relax and enjoy the outdoors. He is the President of our non-profit organization.

Barbara Titus

Barbara Titus

VP of International Sales and Operations at Sheoga, VP of Valor Retreat, VP & Director of the Geauga County Credit Union, Director of the National Wood Flooring Assn & Director of the NWFA-NERF Board

Barbara also works with the Gary Sinise Foundation (GSF) to bring national associations into the fold of sponsors to assist in monetary and product donations to help GSF’s R.I.S.E program. This program builds specially-adapted Smart homes for our most critically-wounded combat veterans.

Jean Williams

Board Member

Jean served her country in the U.S. Army as a Spec5. She now continues as a board member of Valor Retreat.

Arnold Killian

Arnold Killian

Currently a professor at Lakeland College/Board Member

“Freedom is never free.” 

Arnold Killian served his country in the U.S. Army Reserves for more than 40 years. He continues to serve his brothers and sisters in arms as a board member of Valor Retreat.

Charlie Brown

Board Member

Charlie Brown served his country in the U.S. Marines. He is now a board member of Valor Retreat.

Eric Burkett

Paralympic Athlete & Archery Coach

Retired Major Eric Burkett served his country in the U.S. Marines as an assault pilot. He is now on the board of Valor Retreat.

Donald Jacobson

Treasurer, Valor Retreat

Don Jacobson is passionate about helping our men and women who have served.  He is currently the Treasurer for VALOR.

Russell Tadych

Russell Tadych

Board Member

Russell Tadych, a graduate of the Naval Academy, served his country as a Lieutenant. He now works as a board member of Valor Retreat. 

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We encourage you to reach out to us with any questions, suggestions, or concerns. With your generous support, VALOR Retreat at High Rock can become a success for our veterans.

11630 Chillicothe Rd., Chesterland, OH 44026