Troops Direct

Year Founded:

2010

Address:

4000 Executive Parkway, #262
San Ramon, CA 94583

EIN:

27-3046842

Top Leadership Pay:

President Aaron Negherbon, $146,000

Employees:

5

Revenue:

$6,548,064

Expenses:

$6,775,692

Description

Based on its 2022 tax return, we calculate that 15 percent of Troop Direct’s $6.7 million budget consisted of joint costs. This exceeds our recommendation of no more than 5%.

Troops Direct filed three transactions involving interested persons. Semper Sozo Inc, whose CEO is a board member of Troops Direct, received $119,420 for logistic and supply chain services. Negherbon Media, whom someone with the charity has a familial relationship with the owner, was paid $14,394 in rent expenses. GJN, whom someone with the charity has a familial relationship with the owner, was paid $12,500 in consulting expenses.

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Mission Statement

Troops Direct augments the United States military supply chain by providing American forces with critically needed items that cannot be accessed through conventional government channels. Troops Direct specializes in medical, operational, and tactical support with a focus on increasing mission efficacy and the safety of our service members. Additionally, Troops Direct advocates for our military through public outreach & education regarding the needs and risks associated with their service. This outreach empowers Americans to let our service members know that they are acknowledged and supported.