SPRINGFIELD, Va. (March 19, 2019) – Hope For The Warriors, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for post-9/11 veterans, service members and military families, recently welcomed Oren Ganz, MOT, OTR/L, DRS, as its vice president of well-being.
Ganz will be responsible for delivering the comprehensive and innovative program services to the veterans, service members and military families that Hope For The Warriors serves through the well-being model. He will also be responsible for leading the senior directors of the clinical health and wellness, sports and recreation, transition services and the director of military relations to develop and implement the organization’s programmatic strategy based on existing and future needs of post 9/11 military families.
“It’s truly an honor and a privilege to be able to continue to serve those who have served our great nation, to include our military members, veterans and military families,” said Ganz.
Oren Ganz is a Registered Occupational Therapist (OT) who earned his master’s degree in occupational therapy from Nova Southeastern University in 2000.
Over the last 19 years, Ganz has amassed an extensive and varied career path, to include experience in multiple areas of practice, leadership, program development/management, entrepreneurship, and contributions to both research and medical publications.
From 2002 to 2018, Oren worked with critically ill and injured military members and veterans at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Bethesda. He remains a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the highly specialized areas of amputee care, driving rehabilitation and traumatic brain injury.
“Having first-hand experience serving some of the nation’s most critically injured military members, Oren brings a level of understanding that will significantly advance the future of programs and care at Hope For The Warriors,” said Robin Kelleher, co-founder and president of the nonprofit organization. “We are so fortunate to have him join our team and help lead and continue to expand our well-being model.”
Ganz resides in Falls Church with his wife, three children and service dog, Parker.
About Hope For The Warriors:
Founded in 2006, Hope For The Warriors is a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for post 9/11 veterans, service members and military families. Since its inception, Hope For The Warriors has served more than 23,200 through a variety of support programs focused on clinical health and wellness, sports and recreation and transition. The nonprofit’s first program, A Warrior’s Wish, has granted 200 wishes to fulfill a desire for a better quality of life or support a quest for gratifying endeavors. In addition, Run For The Warriors has captured the hearts of more than 25,500 since 2010. For more information, visit hopeforthewarriors.org, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.