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Board of Directors


Todd Stone-President

Todd is the principal architect and CEO of Stone Group Architects, Inc., a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that he started in 2012.


He graduated from Brandon Valley High School and immediately joined the Active Duty Army as a Combat Engineer where he served in Korea and with the 101st Airborne at Ft. Campbell, KY.  Todd enrolled as a general engineering major at South Dakota State University where he attended for three semester before transferring up to North Dakota State University where he holds three degrees.  With many more years and mobilizations as an Army Instructor, Combat Engineer and Construction Supervisor, Todd retired as a Master Sergeant in 2013 from the Army Reserves with over 23 years of service.


Todd and his wife Sara live in Brandon, SD with their two children, Isabella and Gavin. Todd exemplifies stewardship as an active member of his church, Sioux Falls Downtown Rotatory Club, the Knights of Columbus, the Sioux Falls Chamber Veteran Affairs Committee, the Brandon Valley Hockey Association and Warriors Never Give Up.  When not at work or volunteering, Todd can be found on the water, with fishing pole in hand, or by the campfire conversing with friends.  He has also been known to watch a few Minnesota Vikings, SDSU or NDSU football games.


Scott Green

Scott Green enlisted in the South Dakota Army National Guard in 1998 as a Targeting Specialist for the 147th Field Artillery Brigade. He received his commission through the South Dakota Regional Training Institute’s Officer Candidate School. Scott's education includes a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from the University of Sioux Falls and Master of Science in Strategic Leadership from the Black Hills State University.

LTC Green currently serves as the Fire Support Coordinator for the 196th Maneauver Enhancement Brigade in Sioux Falls, SD as a traditional guardsman.  He has four deployments including Operation Iraqi Freedom (2005-2006), Operation Iraqi Freedom (2009-2010), Operation Iraqi Freedom (2016) and Operation Enduring Freedom – Horn of Africa (2020-2021). 

Scott is a Human Resource Specialist for the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection. He serves as a Commissioner on the Lincoln County, SD Planning and Zoning Commission and is on the Minnehaha Country Club Membership Committee. Scott as active in the Mockingbird Flying Club, SD National Guard Officer’s Association, National Guard Association of the US, Airplane Owners and Pilots Association, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

He is married to his wife, Dr. Alyssa Green, and they have two children, Maximus and Raymond.  


Doug Rombough

Douglas H. Rombough is Vice President, Business Development for Logos Technologies, headquartered in Fairfax, VA.  Logos is an advanced technology company whose primary customer is the Department of Defense.


Doug is a native of Miller, SD and graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, in 1985. He spent 28 years on active duty in the Army, with the last 13 years with Special Operations Forces.  Upon graduation from the Naval Test Pilot School in 1997, he was designated an Experimental Test Pilot for the Army.  He wore the Army Parachutist Badge, the Air Assault Badge, and the Master Aviator Badge, with military ratings in both rotary wing and fixed wing aircraft.  He holds a commercial multi-engine airplane and rotary wing rating with the Federal Aviation Administration.  His last assignment was Program Executive Officer for Rotary Wing Aircraft at the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM).  He retired as a Colonel in 2013 and was awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal (DSSM). 


He is married to the former Paula Lagge who was raised in Miller and Webster, SD.  Doug and Paula’s passion is the outdoors.  They enjoy camping, kayaking, mountain biking, ATVing, snowmobiling, hunting, and fishing.

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Steve Biteler

Steve is a Sioux Falls native. He graduated from Roosevelt High School 2000 and joined the US Army Reserve as part of the 452nd Ordnance Company.  After 2 years he joined with the SD Army National Guard.  He was deployed to Iraq in 2005 where he served as a lead truck gunner, then later in 2009 to Kuwait to serve as port security. Throughout his military career he has held a variety of jobs, from ammunition specialist, MLRS crew driver, MLRS Gunner, Ammunition Sergeant, and recruiting retention NCO.


While serving in the guard, Steve spent over 20 years roofing. He started off first working for his grandpa and later started up his own company.  Most recently, Steve is serving full time as a Recruiter for the SD Army National Guard as a member of the southeast team in Sioux Falls. 


In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters.  He enjoys hunting and is also slightly passionate about Nebraska football.

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Mike Schmidt

Mike grew up in the small town of Turton, South Dakota, where he developed a passion for the outdoors. Mike graduated from USD with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a minor in psychology. In 2013, Mike enlisted in the South Dakota Air National Guard. He has spent the last 8 years as a Munitions Specialist, assembling, processing, and inventorying all munitions used by the F-16 fighter jet. Mike deployed to Afghanistan in 2018 and has completed various CONUS deployments/TDY’s throughout his military career.


He currently resides in Sioux Falls with his wife, Ashley and is a fulltime real estate agent with Keller Williams Realty – Sioux Falls.

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Sean Rogers

Sean is the owner of Patriot Retrievers in Hartford South Dakota; training retrievers for hunting, hunt tests and field trials.


Sean joined the South Dakota Army National Guard in November of 1999 into B battery 2/147th FA in Aberdeen, South Dakota. He graduated from Aberdeen Central in 2000. He was deployed in 2004 for Operation Iraqi Freedom. 


In 2005, he started full time with South Dakota Army National Guard as a Recruiter in Aberdeen. He served as the Automation NCO from 2006 - 2012 and is currently serving as the MEPS guidance counselor. He is set to retire from the Guard in May of 2023. 


He lives in Hartford SD with his wife, Theresa and children, Cadence and Owen. They enjoy spending time outdoors hunting, fishing and dog training. 

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Greg Schut

Greg is the owner of Copper Creek Construction. This is a veteran owned family business out of Valley Springs, SD. Greg’s dream was to always own his own business. The first home he built was in his high school shop class.

When Greg wasn’t learning how to build homes, he was serving our country. He enlisted in the South Dakota Army National Guard in 2000 as a Food Service Specialist for the 147th Field Artillery Brigade. In 2005 he was reclassed as a 13M Field Artillery Specialist with the 147th field Artillery Brigade.

Greg retired July 2021 with 21 years of service in the Army National Guard. He had 2 deployments which included Operation Iraqi Freedom (2005-2006) & Operation Iraqi Freedom (2009-2010).

When Greg isn’t busy building your dream home, he is spending time with his wife Sara and their two daughters Londyn and Parker.  He always makes time to be outdoors either horseback riding or hunting. Faith is interwoven in his family life as well and he is always looking for new ways to give back to the community

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