Currently serving as the City of Tempe’s Veteran Service Coordinator, Abe is an Arizona Native, father of two children, he has been married to his wife Tamara for over 20years. Abe served in the United States Army’s 3rd Infantry Division as a Combat Engineer, deploying in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2005. Abe has experience in workforce development, veteran employment programming, and has assisted many private businesses with the creation of veteran recruitment and retention programs. Abe worked with the AZ Army National Guard as a Soldier and Family Readiness Program Manager, and continues to assist the entire military community through volunteer work throughout Arizona.