Valerie Echols is responsible for managing WOS Veterans and T.A.P programs in Newark and Somerset, NJ. She joined the WOS team in February 2014. Prior to joining WOS, Valerie was the Senior Manager of Logistics for one of the largest blood collection and distribution organizations in the US. Valerie currently serves as a Colonel in the US Army Reserve in the role of Human Resources Officer. In addition, Valerie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Rutgers University and an MBA from Monmouth University.