Chairman - Executive Director
Tripp is a retired United States Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel. He retired after 25 years of military service with multiple command and combat tours. For his second career Tripp chose community service. He co-founded the Lowcountry Autism Foundation, Inc. then added Director of Family Support Services, Children’s Hospital, Medical University of South Carolina, and finally became the Director of the Autism Center, Navicent Health, Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA. A highlight of his community service experience occurred in 1995, when Tripp received the "Jefferson Award" from the American Institute for Public Service, at the United States Supreme Court. His military-community team’s work supported low income, minority citizens with intellectual disabilities. Tripp earned his BA in Psychology from Eastern Washington University and MS in Logistics Management from Florida Tech.
“Do well by doing good.”