Travis Gladhill is the Executive Director at CampV. Travis is originally from San Antonio, Texas and enlisted into the Air Force in 1996. Following graduation from basic training, Travis served in multiple career fields and leadership positions within the Air Force, culminating as the Director of Education and Training Development for the Air Force Reserve Command, Air Reserve Personnel Center, Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado. Travis’ career in the military included eight duty stations and six combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan where he garnered several distinctions including two Meritorious Service Medals, four Air Force Commendation Medals, four Air Force Achievement Medals, and the Combat Action Medal. Travis has also been awarded several distinctions within education, training, and leadership, including the U.S. Air Force Education and Training Manager of the Year (two awards), Distinguished Graduate award from the Noncommissioned Officer Academy, and the Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the year award from both Air Combat Command and Global Strike Command. Travis also holds a B.S. in Human Resources Management from Columbia Southern University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. After spending over two decades serving in the United States Air Force, Travis fully believes that the biggest impact one can have in life is through helping others achieve success. This led him to Tyler, Texas after his retirement from the military where he accepted the position as a Career Success Coach for the University of Texas at Tyler where he became among the first in the university’s history to become certified by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Travis has been heavily involved with CampV since 2018 as a board member and chairman of several committees. His involvement and leadership led to his selection as the Executive Director as of June 2021. Under his leadership, CampV has become the largest Veteran focused non-profit in East Texas; assisting more than 300 Veterans a month with VA disability, housing, education, employment, financial assistance, and much more. Travis resides in Flint, TX with his wife of 26 years. They two children together who they credit as their biggest blessing and achievement.