Who We ARE? meet our team

Jaeson "Doc" Parsons

Jason “Doc” Parsons was born in Chicago, IL.  Before joining the military he spent ten years in the global derivative markets. Ending his career as Director of Institutional Sales for a Chicago brokerage firm, in June 2005 he joined the Army as a Combat Medic; by November he deployed to Ar Ramadi, Iraq with the 54th Engineer Battalion. In 2009 he was medically discharged (Honorable) and now he divides his time between working on the project, working with other veteran and military focused organizations as well as skydiving to obtain his A-License, yet another alternative way to treat his PTSD. Doc is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer and is the board president of the Graffiti of War Foundation.

Amber Parsons

Amber Parsons was born in Wilkes County, NC. Growing up in a family with military ties, she had many friends that served during the War on Terror. Amber, our newest addition to the Graffiti of War family, has always had an interest in service and charitable organizations, specifically those focused on the military and veteran communities. Dividing her time between her work in pharmacy care at a well-known Charlotte medical center and her work as the Administrative Director at the Graffiti of War, Amber brings some valuable experience in administrative management.

Lee Snyder

Lee F. Snyder, coming from a military family, has long supported veterans and the military  communities. Lee has been employed as an officer or licensed broker in the financial services industry for over 30 years. Lee holds an M.B.A. from DePaul University in Chicago, IL and held the Series 3, 30, 34, and Swaps licensures. Now living in Crystal Lake, IL, Lee served as Treasurer of the Phoenix-based Barbados Community Management Board, he previously served as Arbitrator of the Better Business Bureau (BBB); Treasurer of the Library Board of Trusteees, Morton Grove, IL;  Finance Committee Chairperson of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Glenview, IL; Newsletter Editor of the Independent Voters of Illinois-Independent Precinct Organization (IVI-IPI); and Member, DePaul University Athletic Board, Chicago, IL. Lee is a board member of the Graffiti of War Foundation, serving as treasurer. 
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