Jeff Hanson is President of Palmetto State Base Camp, Inc. (PSBC), a non-profit organization incorporated in 1992 to provide transitional residential housing for homeless veterans supported by a program designed to return veterans to independent living and self-sufficiency. As a co-founder, Jeff continues his voluntary leadership and advocates on behalf of homeless veterans in South Carolina. Jeff served eight years active duty with the United States Marine Corps and retired a Master Sergeant in 2003 from the South Carolina Air National Guard with just under twenty-two years total service. Jeff currently serves as corporate risk manager for United Infrastructure Group, Inc. and is part-owner of Hanson Safety Services, LLC - an occupational safety and health services firm he founded in 2005. Jeff Hanson is being recognized as a Champion of Change for his dedication to service and his continued support for efforts to: end homelessness, boost employment and treat mental health disparities for fellow veterans.