Bar X Leadership

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James Moran

FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Major, USMCR

Born and raised in New Jersey, James served 9 years and three deployments as a United States Marine Corps infantry officer. Witnessing the bravery of young men and women who endured repeated combat deployments gave him a new found appreciate of the freedoms we hold most dear as Americans. His love of the American west let to the co-founding of the Bar X Project. which helps injured servicemen matriculate back into society. He resides in New Jersey with his wife Christen and daughter.

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Rob Lowe

CO-FOUNDER & BOARD MEMBER

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Wade Zirkle

BOARD MEMBER, Captain, USMC, Purple Heart Recipient

Wade served as an infantry officer from 2000-2005 and he was a platoon commander in the invasion of Iraq in 2003, as well as in the First Battle of Fallujah in 2004. Wade has been a proud supporter of the Bar-X Project since its inception. Wade is a terrible fisherman, but considers our trips the highlight of his year. Wade and his wife, Mary, live in Woodstock, Virginia.

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Aubrey McDade Jr.

BOARD MEMBER, GySgt, USMC

Aubrey McDade Jr. is a United States Marine who was awarded the Navy Cross for his actions in Iraq War, in which he rescued two U.S. Marines during an enemy ambush during the Second Battle of Fallujah, in November 2004. He is the fifteenth U.S. Marine to receive the Navy Cross in the Global War on Terrorism.

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Matt Bailey

BOARD MEMBER, Sergeant USMC

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Mark Hulsey

BOARD MEMBER, Captain, USMC

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Edward Slavis

BOARD MEMBER, Captain, USMC

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Nick Pentas

BOARD MEMBER

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Jeremy Pitman

TECHNOLOGY, Sergeant, USMC

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Chris Hare

MARKETING & STORYTELLING