PITTSBURGH (August 23, 2016)—Victory Media announced today the promotion of Suzie Schwartz, spouse of retired Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz and military family advocate, to President of Military Spouse Programs, and Lindsay Bradford, 2016 Armed Forces Insurance (AFI) Navy Spouse of the Year®, as Vice President of Military Spouse Programs Under Suzie’s leadership and direction, Lindsay will oversee the growing AFI Military Spouse of the Year® (AFI MSOY) program, its events and communications. She will also manage relationships with clients and influencers, plus write for Military Spouse Magazine and its websites. Lindsay replaces Kate Dolack, who most recently served as Editor-in-Chief of Military Spouse Magazine and head of the AFI MSOY program. Lindsay will work alongside a managing editor to be hired in the coming weeks.
“Kate made such a positive impact on our community over her five-year tenure as a writer and Editor-In-Chief for Military Spouse Magazine, and as AFI MSOY program manager,” said Suzie Schwartz, President of Military Spouse Programs. “She transformed the magazine, militaryspouse.com and AFI MSOY into top-notch, widely celebrated resources for the spouse community, and handled events with grace and style. I’m pleased to bring Lindsay on board to take the reins as a key member of my team. Her energy and talent will help us continue to drive the evolution of Military Spouse and AFI MSOY.”
“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Suzie and the team using my background in the corporate sector, and my experiences as a military spouse and 2016 AFI Navy Spouse of the Year®. Like other spouses, I’ve come to rely on Military Spouse to be the voice of military families everywhere, and to organize national events where we can come together and celebrate our successes. It will be an exciting year ahead!”
Lindsay Bradford is married to Lt. Jordan Bradford, a Navy Surface Warfare Officer, and is currently stationed in Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, Florida. Her 2016 AFI Navy MSOY bio can be found here.
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