Meet Our Board
Noble Hearts Massage’s Chairman is a veritable renaissance man. Andy is an Army veteran, serving honorably in the U.S. Army Reserve’s 91st Division Band from 1997-2005. He is a Journalist with a BA from Sacramento State, competitive strongman and world wide traveling musician. Our Chairman understands the importance of meeting a person’s physical and emotional needs to manage stress. Andy is also a Grandfather to four and takes upholding familial responsibilities seriously. He has utilized massage extensively to maintain balance in his life. Andy’s charisma, kind heartedness and leadership keep Noble Hearts Massage on target.
Matthew served honorably on active duty in the U.S. Army Infantry from 1997-2003. He is an attorney and a California certified massage therapist. Matthew developed the idea for Noble Hearts Massage in meditation over the course of several years. It is his intention to utilize all of his being to offer assistance to the Brothers and Sisters that have dedicated their lives to our protection and care. This is not an act of charity, but one of standing in the proper place for mutual reciprocity. Every client, every therapist and every volunteer bring what they have to give and receive in unobstructed exchange. In this way, every person involved is given an opportunity to express their Noble Heart. Matthew’s experience with legal papers allows him to handle our corporate documentation for maximum transparency.
Adam has had careers in the construction industry, military and most recently in the EMS world. He is a skilled tradesman in carpentry, plumbing, concrete and masonry. Adam served honorably in the U.S. Army Reserve as an engineer, including one deployment to Baghdad, Iraq. Adam then earned a BS in Civil Engineering. His deployment solidified his intention to live a life based on service. After working in construction management, Adam is now working as an EMT in pursuit of a career in firefighting.
Adam plays an active role in many Veterans organizations, including founding the Dive Tribe, a non-profit formed to help Veterans find connection and healing through diving and enjoyment of the natural world; a mentor within the Veteran’s PATH, an organization that promotes healthy transition through mindfulness and sensory awareness; and as the treasurer of Noble Hearts Massage. Adam’s enthusiastic service and deep understanding of math keeps Noble Hearts Massage on track for future services and expansion.
Julie is a retired U.S. Air Force veteran with 23 years of honorable service and holds an MBA. She is a certified massage therapist in California who practices several modalities of bodywork with a focus on therapeutic benefits. On top of her work providing high quality massage, Julie serves veterans full time at VA Northern California coordinating client care. Her experience, education and dedication to helping veterans makes her an invaluable asset as the Advisor Expert to the Board of Directors. Julie offers valuable insight, recommendations and vision on all areas of service, outreach, programs and fundraising.