USA Cares appoints new president/CEO

Trace Chesser

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — USA Cares, a national nonprofit organization supporting military families in crisis, announced Friday that Trace Chesser will serve as the organization’s official president/CEO, effective immediately.

Since May, Chesser has served as USA Cares’ interim president/CEO, following a change in leadership at the organization. The announcement introducing Chesser’s new title was made during the annual USA Cares Gala event on July 27, following a meeting of USA Cares’ Board of Directors.

“It is with pleasure and complete confidence that the board of directors and I confirm Trace Chesser as president and CEO of USA Cares,” said Bill Roby Sr., board chairman of USA Cares. “Trace is a dedicated and passionate executive with extensive professional experience in both the military and civilian sectors. Over the past several months, it has become increasingly clear that Trace is the right person to lead USA Cares as we continue to grow awareness for our mission and expand our reach to assist post-9/11 veterans across the country.”

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