Meghan Ogilvie – Chief Executive Officer

Meghan joined Dog Tag Inc. as Chief Operating Officer in early 2012. She has more than six years of experience in the financial sector, having worked for Lehman Brothers, Barclays Capital, and Macquarie Group in management, administrative organization, and human resources.

She 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’s responsibility is the daily management of Dog Tag Inc., including all business decisions, hirings and strategic vision for the future of the organization.

Chris Nicolich – General Manager

Chris Nicolich serves as the General Manager of Dog Tag Bakery. In this role, he manages the business side of the organization and leads Dog Tag’s fellows through the hands-on entrepreneurship-focused business rotation.  Chris is a graduate of Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration and has fifteen years of restaurant operations experience.  Before joining Dog Tag Bakery, he spent nine years as a manager for Chef Geoff's, a DC-area restaurant group. Chris' father is a veteran of the Vietnam War, where he served in the Army field artillery.

Rebecca Clerget – Executive Pastry Chef

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. Her responsibilities include the management of bakery operations, execution and implementation of menu items for our retail bakery, and overseeing the baking and pastry training for our veterans and their spouses.

Previously, Rebecca worked in Five Star restaurants, Relais and Chateaux properties, and luxury hotels in the United States and in Europe. Rebecca has worked with some of the most accomplished pastry chefs 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. She has worked part time at The White House since the end of the Bush administration and spent the last four years as Executive Pastry Chef and beekeeper for The Fairmont Hotel, Washington DC, Georgetown where she ran a successful and creative pastry department. Rebecca is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America.

Jennifer McNulty – Director of Development

Jennifer McNulty will join Dog Tag Inc. in January 2016 as the Director of Development. Her responsibilities include strategic planning, management, and implementation of Dog Tag’s fundraising efforts and development of strategic partnerships, as well as oversight of communications and public relations.

Previously, Jennifer worked as the Director of Business Development for the National Guard Youth Foundation where she developed a three-year strategic fundraising plan projecting a 50% revenue growth. She won numerous grants and launched STEM, STEAM and Workforce Development initiatives for the organization. Prior to that, Jennifer was the Senior Director at Taylormade Experience developing and supporting new and existing clients for the fundraising andevent management firm. She also co-founded and served as the Executive Director of the Washington, DC chapter of Dress for Success.  Jennifer holds a M.A. in International Affairs from the Catholic University of America and a B.S. in Political Science from Old Dominion University.

As a military spouse, Jennifer served as a Family Readiness Advisor for the 6th Motors Battalion Command, USMC and is a co-founder the Coalition to End Veteran Suicide Foundation.

Chris Yedibalien - Director of Business Operations

Chris Yedibalian joined the Dog Tag team in July of 2013. In this role, Chris oversees the organization’s financials and bookkeeping, working on projections and budgeting for the non-profit. He coordinates the fulfillment of orders placed through the e-commerce site and implements the advertising and marketing strategy for the organization. Previously, Chris oversaw Dog Tag’s first cohort of veterans and their coursework through Georgetown’s School of Continuing Studies. Chris is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Kyle Burns - 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.