Honorary Advisory Board

The Global Service Institute Advisory Board exemplifies internationally recognized individuals dedicated to unwavering excellence in their appreciation of world affairs and life’s mission of service.

Given their creative vision and bold journey of accomplishments, this extraordinary group of esteemed leaders have not only reached the highest levels of recognition and achievements in their respective professions, they have attained immeasurable humanitarian success by galvanizing countless individuals and therein bringing maximum impact to their communities and the world.

Gary Sinise

Oscar-Nominated Actor, Presidential Citizens Medal Recipient, Founder of The Gary Sinise Foundation

Buzz Aldrin

Moonwalker, Global Statesman for Space, Presidential Medal of Freedom and Congressional Gold Medal Recipient, Decorated Fighter Pilot

Dionne Warwick

Legendary Five-Time Grammy-Winning Singer, Former U.S. Ambassador of Health and United Nations Global Ambassador

Joe Theismann

Super Bowl Champion Quarterback, Emmy-Winning NFL Analyst, Entrepreneur, Man of The Year for Community Service

Evander Holyfield

World’s Only Four-Time Heavyweight Boxing Champ, Olympic Medalist, Youth Advocate

Gen. Wesley Clark

Retired NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient, Founder of Renew America Together

Susan Lucci

Emmy-Winning Actress, TV Host and Women’s Advocate

Bob Woodruff

Award-Winning ABC News Journalist, Outstanding Civilian Service Award Recipient, Co-Founder of The Bob Woodruff Foundation

Michael Reagan

President of Reagan Legacy Foundation, Children’s Advocate

Col. Jack Jacobs

Medal of Honor Recipient and NBC News Military Analyst

Maurice “Hank” Greenberg

Business Executive, Chairman of The Starr Foundation, Veteran of D-Day (Omaha Beach) and Korean War, French Legion of Honor Recipient

Gen. Ann Dunwoody

America’s First Female Four-Star General, Leadership and Mentoring Expert

Nik Wallenda

King of The High Wire, Eleven-Time World Record Holder, Youth Advocate, Nik Wallenda Family Foundation

Brett Yormark

Co-CEO of Roc Nation Unified, Former Barclays Center, Nets and Nascar Executive and Humanitarian

Bill Richardson

Acclaimed Diplomat, Nobel Peace Prize Nominee and Human Rights Advocate

Robert Irvine

Celebrity TV Chef and Host, Restaurateur, Military Supporter, Founder of Robert Irvine Foundation

Heather Nauert

Former U.S. State Dept. Acting Undersecretary & Spokesperson, Board Member BGR Group & Fulbright Foreign Scholarship, Sr. Fellow Hudson Institute

Trammell S. Crow

Real Estate Executive and Founder of EarthX, World’s Largest Annual Earth Day Event

Sharon Bush

Businesswoman, Education Advocate, Humanitarian, National Mother of the Year Award Recipient

Nelson DeMille

Acclaimed Best Selling Author, Vietnam Veteran, Humanitarian

Irving Locker

Renowned D-Day Veteran (Utah Beach), Battle of the Bulge and Concentration Camp Liberator

Mitzi Perdue

Businesswoman (Perdue Chicken, Sheraton Hotels, CERES Farms), Philanthropist, Anti-Human Trafficking Advocate

Shelly Palmer

Top Voice in Technology, Past President of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Philanthropist

Ken Sunshine

Iconic Public Relations Executive, Founder of Sunshine Sachs, Humanitarian and Civil Rights Advocate

Patricia Duff

Founder of The Common Good, Activist, Philanthropist

Jillian Crane

President of First Responders Children’s Foundation, Actress, Writer, Producer

Robert Arning

Chairman of KPMG Foundation and Client Care Executive, Humanitarian

Patrick McMullan

Celebrated Photographer, Art Collector, Documentarian and Philanthropist