Director of Development
Dylan Pasiuk joined the HillVets Foundation in August of 2017 as the Director of Development. In his first year in the role, he helped double the HillVets Foundation’s fundraising budget. Additionally, he coordinates HillVets events and partnerships with like-minded organizations in the Washington, DC policy space. Before joining HillVets, Dylan worked as a Legislative Associate with The Nimitz Group, a veteran owned policy advocacy group in Washington, DC where he handled Congressional Relations and policy research.
Dylan majored in History and minored in Politics at Ursinus College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, the Ursinus College Phonathon team, and a member of the Men’s Lacrosse Team. Dylan is from Annapolis, Maryland and is the proud son of a Navy Veteran.
Justin Brown is the Founder, of HillVets and is currently the CEO, of the Nimitz Group, a bipartisan consulting firm tackling the most difficult veteran and healthcare issues. He has nearly a decade of Veterans’ focused experience and advocacy, fighting on behalf of Veterans and their families to increase educational and employment opportunities, to expand access to benefits and healthcare, and to eliminate homelessness. He has worked for the VA, the VFW, the American Legion, and was a Staff Director for numerous Subcommittees for the House Veterans Affairs Committee.
Justin began his commitment to public service at the age of 17 when he enlisted in the United States Navy. There, he completed one deployment in support of Operation Southern Watch and two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Following Justin’s service, he attended the University of Utah, graduating with dual bachelor’s degrees in three years. He became active in the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) where he served as the youngest All-American District Commander and Department Chief of Staff in its history.
Director of Programs & Communications
Elizabeth Watson joined the HillVets team in January 2019 as HillVets’ first full-time Director of Programs and Communications. Elizabeth comes to us from the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership where she was the Business Services Coordinator for the Small Business Development Center as well as a project and communications assistant for large initiatives such as the announcement of Amazon HQ2.
Elizabeth also served as the Community Manager for Capitol Post; a business incubator, accelerator, and co-working space for military veterans and their spouses. It is at Capitol Post where Elizabeth first established a relationship with HillVets and remained involved in their programming and events. Externally, Elizabeth performs professionally with Gin Dance Company in Falls Church, VA and District Dance Company in Gaithersburg, MD. She also serves on the Board for Local Motion Dance Project and is Vice Chair of Dance Metro DC.