Chief Executive Officer
Meghan Ogilvie is Chief Executive Officer of Dog Tag Inc (DTI), a 501c3 that empowers service-disabled veterans, military spouses, and caregivers through an innovative five-month fellowship program. Hired as DTI's first employee in 2012, Meghan partnered with DTI's co-founders to bring their shared vision to life: to create a place that equips transitioning veterans and military families with knowledge, skills, and confidence to pursue their career goals, post service.
Meghan assumed the role of CEO in 2015 and oversees all aspects of DTI's unique, multi-faceted social enterprise including: managing the Fellowship program, growing Dog Tag Bakery, and guiding the development and implementation of DTI's long-term strategic vision. Prior to joining Dog Tag, Meghan spent several years working in finance in New York; first in equities with Lehman Brothers and Barclays and later within executive management at Macquarie Group.
Meghan comes from a military family with both her father and sister graduating from the Naval Academy and serving in the United States Marine Corps. Meghan is a 2017 Presidential Leadership Scholar and a recipient of the U.S. Army's Outstanding Civilian Service Award.
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Lolly Rivas joined Dog Tag Inc. as Director of Development in October 2016. Her responsibilities include strategic planning, management, and implementation of Dog Tag’s fundraising efforts and strategic partnerships, as well as oversight of communications and public relations.
Previously, Lolly served as Manager of Principal Gifts, Foundations, and Grants with the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF), where she developed and executed measurable, multi-dimensional partnerships with individual, corporate, and foundation donors to help NRAEF achieve record fundraising revenues year over year. Lolly served as project lead on NRAEF's winning bid for a $1.8 million award from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment & Training Administration, with an option to renew funding for a total of five years.
Lolly holds a B.A. in Architectural History from the University of Virginia.
Director of Operations
Rebecca Clerget began her work with Dog Tag Inc as a consultant in May of 2014 and as Executive Pastry Chef in August of 2014. In 2017 she became the Director of Operations for Dog Tag Bakery. Her responsibilities include the management of bakery operations, including oversight of the back of house, front of house, catering and wholesale operations. Additionally, as she works with the Fellows she shares all of the skill sets required for operating a small business.
Previously, Rebecca has worked in Five Star restaurants, Relais and Chateaux properties and luxury hotels both here in the United States and in Europe. Rebecca has worked hard to be able to train with some of the most accomplished pastry chef’s in England, France and Spain. She won “best young pastry chef” in the United Kingdom in 2006 from the Academy of Food and Wine and represented England in the first ever Roussillon Dessert Trophy in the south west of France. Rebecca has worked part time at The White House since the end of the Bush administration and spent the last 4 years as Executive Pastry Chef and beekeeper for The Fairmont Hotel, Washington DC, Georgetown where she ran a successful and creative pastry department.
director of business operations & strategic initiatives
Jaime Lunny joined the Dog Tag team in June 2017 as the Director of Business Operations and Strategic Initiatives. In this role, Jaime builds out the strategy, operations, analytics, performance management, and financial reporting for the organization. She works to gather, interpret, and deliver the insights that shape smart financial and strategic decisions throughout the organization.
Previously, Jaime worked at Deloitte as a Strategy and Operations Consultant in the Federal practice. With Deloitte, Jaime provided business analysis and project management services to multiple clients. Specifically, Jaime developed strategic plan documents, business process maps and business case analyses for several Federal agencies.
Jaime holds a B.A. in government from Georgetown University.
senior program director
Kyle Burns joined Dog Tag Inc. as the Senior Director of the fellowship program, which calls on her combined background of organization development, leadership development, and adult learning. She is responsible for designing and delivering the Dog Tag Inc. fellowship program whose mission is to enable wounded warriors and care givers in their transition from the military into the civilian workforce.
Previously, Kyle was at Georgetown University as the director of custom education, designing custom learning solutions for organizations, non-profits and government entities. Kyle holds a master’s degree from George Mason University in Organization Development and Knowledge Management, a B.S. from Johnson & Wales University in Colorado, and a Certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University.