Meet The Team

The Darby Project is a network of networks that synchronizes the efforts of veteran support organizations to lead revolutionary transition services in order to CONNECT, EDUCATE & EMPOWER Ranger Veterans to lead the way in their communities.

Meet TDP Ranger Veteran Leaders

Karl Monger

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Karl Monger graduated from Ranger Class 14-83 and served as the S1 and Assistant S3 at 1/75 from 1990-1993. He...
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Jim Brunton

Savannah, GA

Jim Brunton, a U.S. Army Ranger, has one deployment in support of Desert Storm. Upon graduation in 1989 from Humble...
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Jeff Ruffner

Indianapolis, IN

Jeff Ruffner originally enlisted in the Army in 1996 and was assigned to the 11th Armored Calvary Regiment. In 1999...
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Stephen Shields

Austin, TX

Stephen served in 1st Ranger Battalion from 2009-2015 where he served as a team leader, reconnaissance and target acquisition specialist,...
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Ron O’Ferrall

Tacoma, WA

Ron is an eight (8) year U.S. Army Veteran with five (5) years in the 2/75th Ranger Regiment and three (3)...
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Grant Pensa

Columbia, SC

Grant Pensa served in 1st Ranger Battalion from 2010-2014 where he achieved the rank of Sergeant. In 2014 he transferred...
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David Fisher

St. Louis, MO

David Fisher embraces The Darby Project mission to facilitate a successful transition for Army Ranger veterans from active military service...
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Kyle Theriot

Baton Rouge/Lafayette, LA

Kyle first enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps as an infantryman and serving as a member of the 1st Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security...
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Shane Coon

Canton, OH

Shane served as a US Army Ranger in the 2nd/75th  HQ Co., working in the RDF providing 3 hot meals a...
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Steven Brown

Partnerships Coordinator

 Steven Brown enlisted in the US Army in 2009 after earning a 2 year degree in Criminal Justice. He served...
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Richard Loza

Riverside, CA

Richard served with the 3rd Ranger Battalion from August 2001- August 2005. In addition to earning a BS degree in...
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Meet TDP Ambassadors

Sue Peney


Sue Peney, Mother of Sgt Jonathan K Peney US ARMY RANGER MEDIC 1/75 2nd Platoon DCo DOB 01 JULY 1987...
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Patti Stone Sells


Patti Stone Sells, of Sulphur Springs, Texas, is the Gold Star Mother of Sgt. Tanner Stone Higgins, 1/75th Ranger Regiment,...
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Calah Granger


Calah Granger is currently the Vice President for Granger Legacy. A CA based organization that helps veterans with PTSD and...
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Ruthie Parker


I am the owner of Awesome Custom Poker Chips and also on the board of Granger Legacy, an organization that...
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