Minnesota Field Staff
Raised in Andover, MN Matt is 4th generation hunter / fisherman. He served 4 years active duty Army, with a deployment to Iraq and an additional 3 in the Army Reserve. He looks forward to the opportunity to share his insight and knowledge of the outdoors.
Chris was born and raised in Saint Paul, MN. He was introduced to fishing at a very early age by his father and grandfather. Chris served four years in the Army with the 10th Mountain Division serving one tour in Iraq. He now has a career working in technology. Chris enjoys sharing his love for the outdoors with fellow veterans and LEO's and also helping to promote the mission of HHO!
Mike was born and raised in Coon Rapids, MN where he grew up hunting and fishing. After his service with the famed 82nd Airborne in Iraq he moved back to MN and began his life with his wife and 2 kids. He looks forward to getting our hero's into the outdoors and allowing others to share the same experiences he has had.
Andrew was born and raised in the East metro. He learned how to fish from his father and grandfather. He joined the Air Force at 18 and was stationed in Alaska where his love for the outdoors flourished. Currently living in the North Metro and working for the Air Force as a civilian he spends his free time hunting and fishing. He can't wait to take out vets and LOE's hunt and fishing and expand the reach of HHO.
Born and raised in Duluth,Mn spent 6 years in the Air Force and did one tour In Afghanistan. I got the itch for the outdoors from my father and his best friend at a very young age when they would pull me from school to go to deer camp! I fish every chance I can get all over our great state and many of the surrounding ones as well.
Tom grew up around Circle Pines, MN and spent as much time outdoors, hunting, fishing, hiking, and camping as possible. He learned the majority of his knowledge of the outdoors from his father. Most of his experience revolves around Whitetail Deer and Small Game Hunting, as well as open water and ice fishing. Tom has dabbled in a few other areas, such as peacock hunting in New Zealand and salmon fishing. Tom and his wife currently live in Northern MN where he works as a Deputy Sheriff. He looks forward to meeting other law enforcement officers and veterans that share a passion for the outdoors. Tom looks forward to expanding his experiences and knowledge in other aspects of hunting and fishing while supporting the mission of HHO
Todd was born and raised in Duluth MN and currently lives on the Iron Range in Chisholm, MN. He joined the Army in 1985 and served for 22 years with multiple deployments around the world including Afghanistan, Africa, Germany and many more. Todd learned to fish at a very young age on Lake Superior, rivers up and down the north shore, and inland lakes all over Minnesota. In his spare time he loves to go four wheeling, hunting, fishing on both hard and soft water, and spending time teaching his grand kids how to do it all. Todd also does all he can with all of America’s hero’s, it’s a large part of Todd’s life and always will be. Todd is very excited to get all of our nation’s hero’s into the outdoors to enjoy what he has been enjoying all his life.
While working at Cabela's in high school and college she experienced fishing, hunting, trap shooting, and camping in several states including the BWCAW. She graduated college with a law enforcement degree and wildlife management minor. After college she worked as a federal prison guard then became a police officer. After almost 7 years as a police officer she was injured on duty and forced to retire with disabilities. Unable to work, she now continues to enjoy fishing, bow hunting, camping, hiking and anything outdoors while having a hobby farm with her family. Her hobby farm consists of steers, goats, a miniature horse, chickens, mousing cats and 3 German shepherds and a lab. The rest of her family includes a husband, a 10 year old daughter and a 1.5 year old daughter.
Allen is a Union Carpenter who lives in Zimmerman MN and is looking forward to getting HHO members out hunting and fishing. Allen is really into Grouse, Pheasant, and big game hunting. He loves chasing big Northerns, Muskies and Walleyes and any other fish that will bite. Allen was in the Army for four years as a heavy equipment operator in a combat engineer battalion.
Originally from Tabor City, NC, Alan spent a lot of time on salt water fishing and enjoying the ocean. Alan is now enjoying learning to fish new species on inland lakes. He spent 6 years active duty Air Force with one tour in Afghanistan. Alan's wife also served 8 years and they currently reside in Staples, MN.
Born and raised in Northern MN, the tradition of hunting, fishing, and trapping was passed on to her from her parents. That love of the outdoors continued into her career as a Conservation Officer. She is looking forward to sharing her extensive knowledge of the outdoors with our nations hero's.
Currently living in the west metro with his wife and 3 daughters. Nate spent his entire life hunting and fishing. He served as a heavy equipment operator in the Air Force, and in the Air Force Reserves. He believes the best part of the outdoors is sharing it with others. Thankfully, HHO gives him that opportunity with people that he respects and admires. He is looking forward to getting our countries hero’s the opportunity to experience the outdoors and everything it has to offer.
My name is Erik Imme. I grew up in Siren Wisconsin and have been Hunting, fishing, and camping my whole life. I have been active duty in the Navy for 18 years. I have had the opportunity to hunt and fish all over the world and enjoy helping others in the outdoors anyway I can. I am married with 2 kids and they enjoy it as much as i do. We are currently living in Rochester, MN.
Grew up in northern Minnesota where my passion for the outdoors originated with waterfowl, whitetails, and small game. I joined the Minnesota army national guard in 2003 which only fueled my addiction for the outdoors. By means of the people I met and the newly found skills the army provided me with for 9 years. I now live in lakes country ( North Central) Minnesota where I spend as much time in the outer doors as possible. Chasing waterfowl throughout the Midwest, pheasant hunting in South Dakota, or tracking down a big Tom turkey hunting in the spring. I have a vast knowledge and skills to offer Hometown Hero outdoors to continue and achieve there mission.
Tom was born and raised on a farm in Central Minnesota. He's been hunting and fishing since early childhood. Tom spent four years in the Marine Corps, serving in Operation Just Cause, Operation Desert Shield, and Desert Storm. Tom and his wife live in Princeton Minnesota where they run a company renting Ice Castle Fish Houses for Fishing, Camping, and Hunting. Tom is excited to get our nations hero's into the outdoors and look's forward to meeting the HHO community!
Ashley grew up in Northwest MN and spent many days in the woods as a child. She began hunting Whitetail when she was 12 years old and has been doing so ever since. Ashley took on further opportunities such as Fishing, Wild Turkey Hunts, and Wild Edible Foraging, and River. She served for 8 years with the National Guard, has a husband, and 2 young boys ages 6 and 4. Ashley hopes to bring more empowerment to women engaging in the many outdoor activities our great state has to offer.
Robbie was born and raised in Rochester, MN. He served Active duty in the Army with the 82nd Airborne Division and has one tour of duty in Afghanistan. Robbie grew up hunting and fishing and enjoys spending time introducing others to the outdoors. He is a Professional Bowfishing Guide in the State of Minnesota. He currently lives in Dover, MN. In his spare time he enjoys Bowfishing, Bow hunting, Fishing and Snowmobiling.