Board Leadership

Jim Farrell

Board Member

Jim is a former middle school math teacher who taught for 35 years in Stratford, Connecticut schools. He graduated from New Haven State Teachers College in 1957, later earning a master’s degree. He performs as a member of the Coastal Chordsmen a cappella chorus and the Stratford Sister Cities chorus and directs the choir at Our Lady Of Grace Church.

Ron Rubano

Board Treasurer

Ron retired from a position in sales and management in the textile industry after 30 years, and is now an Aflac insurance agent. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University in 1972.

He is active in his community of Trumbull, Connecticut, serving on the local arts commission and Rotary boards.

Mark Lutian

Board Member

Mark is a contract software engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Prior to that, he worked at Sikorsky Aircraft for 30 years.

The son of a WWII Navy veteran, Mark earned a bachelor’s degree from Sacred Heart University in 1978, a Certified Public Accountant certificate from the Connecticut State Board of Accountancy in 1981, and a master’s degree from Hartford Graduate Center in 1994.

Jim Wallace

Board Member

Jim has served on the board since 2007. He retired from Ford Motor Company in 2008 after 40 years as a United Auto Workers Union member. A United States Marine, he lives in Tecumseh, Michigan, where he was born and raised. He is an original member of the United Automobile Workers National Veterans Advisory Council, on which he served 14 years. He is a life member of Vietnam Veterans of America, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, and a member of the American Legion.

Stories of Support

“The folks at HonorBound were 100 percent respectful. They made us feel okay at a bad time in our life. We felt no judgment. We were really up against it and you were the only organization to come through. Thank you!”

– Wife of L.D., who was in a PTSD program at the VA in Alabama