MAJ Adam J. Bushey, Esq.
Board Member and President

MAJ Adam J. Bushey currently serves as a Judge Advocate with the U.S. Army Reserves. MAJ Bushey attained his undergraduate degree from Le Moyne College where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a double major in political science and economics. During college, MAJ Bushey was a Congressman Ben Gilman International Scholar and upon graduation was awarded the College Award for Community Service. Before entering law school, MAJ Bushey worked for several New York State Assembly members. While at SUNY Buffalo Law School, MAJ Bushey served as a board member for the League of Women Voters, interned at the City of Syracuse Economic Development Office and was a clean-up volunteer in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

After graduating from law school with Honors in 2007, MAJ Bushey became USAID Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) at the U.S. Agency for International Development. In December 2010, he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious service during his ten-month deployment in Afghanistan with the Army. In 2013, he was selected as an Empire State Fellow.

MAJ Adam Bushey is a registered real estate broker, an attorney in New York State, and originally from Upstate New York.

Robert English, CPA
Board Member and Finance Director

Robert English was a staff accountant at Testone, Marshall & Discenza, LLP where he audited dozens of 501(c)3 companies. He is now a business manager and part owner of a Syracuse business. He is a tax law expert and has lived in Upstate New York for most of his life. He earned his certified public accountant license and is a member of the New York State Society of Young CPAs. Mr. English received his bachelor’s degree in business administration and MBA from Le Moyne College.

CPT(P) Todd Chard, Esq.
Board President and Chairman

Captain Todd Chard works for the United States Army Judge Advocate General's Corps. He is currently stationed at West Point, New York as a senior criminal trial attorney and adjunct instructor. Todd earned his Bachelor of Arts in English from Siena College in Loudinville, New York and graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a Masters degree in Social Work and a law degree.


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