Tierney Center

Goodwill of Orange County’s Tierney Center for Veteran Services is a comprehensive resource serving veterans and their families. Regardless of when you served, how you were discharged, whether you were active duty, National Guard or reserves, you sacrificed and served our country and now it is our turn to serve you.


At the Tierney Center for Veteran Services, a fellow veteran will navigate you through quality veteran resources and services in Orange County at no cost. With a host of community partners and local organizations working together, veteran services include but are not limited to:

The Tierney Center's dedicated team of fellow veterans will help you navigate resources and streamline your access to services. With a one-on-one navigator, we focus on you, your family and your specific needs. We will be with you every step of the way. Reach out to us today and talk with a fellow veteran about how the Tierney Center can help you receive the services and benefits you have earned and deserve.


Denton Knapp

Denton Knapp is the Director of the Tierney Center for Veteran Services. He retired as Colonel, U.S. Army, following 30-years of active service. He continues to serve as a Brigadier General in the California State Guard as the Deputy Commander, 40th Infantry Division. Denton, a graduate of the United States Military Academy, West Point, served in numerous command and staff positions, including multiple combat commands in Iraq and Afghanistan. He holds degrees in Organizational Leadership (BS), Master of Aeronautical Science, and Master of Strategic Studies.

Denton Knapp Brigadier General (CA), Director,
U.S. Army Veteran

Jade Smith

Bio coming soon…

Jade Smith Veterans Outreach Supervisor,

Roberto Rodriguez

Robert Rodriguez is a retired Marine Master Sergeant, retired Orange County Deputy Sheriff and the Training and Employment Supervisor for the Tierney Center for Veteran Services. Robert has a Bachelor’s degree in Homeland Security and Emergency Management and a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management from National University.

Roberto Rodriguez Employment Supervisor,
U.S. Marine Corps MSGT (Retired)

Amy Yeh

Amy Yeh has planned, directed and coordinated the operations of public and private sector organizations for more than eight years. Amy’s experience includes overseeing corporate contracts, including those of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), developing sustainability strategies, and addressing contract issues related to cost control, resource usage, and operational compliance. Amy has invaluable expertise in compliance and quality management.

Amy Yeh VEAP Supervisor/ Case Manager,

Patrick Thomson

Bio coming soon…

Patrick Thomson Veteran Outreach Specialist,
U.S. Air Force, Vietnam Veteran

Brittanie Ngo

Brittanie Ngo is an Employment Specialist with the Tierney Center for Veteran Services. Brittanie has more than two decades of experience working in Information Technology and supporting philanthropic organizations. She remains committed to upholding our nation’s values and serving our valued veterans.

Brittanie Ngo Employment Specialist,

Manny De Anda

Bio coming soon…

Manny De Anda Employment Specialist,
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

Bryant Powell

Bio coming soon…

Bryant Powell Veterans Outreach Specialist,
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, OIF/OEF

Justin Paige

Bio coming soon…

Justin Paige Veterans Outreach Specialist,
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

Jennifer Hadden

Bio coming soon…

Jennifer Hadden Veteran Services Coordinator,


We are located at
1231 Warner Avenue,
Tustin, CA 92780

Contact us at
855.998.3837

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