Our Incredible Team


Dwayne Eury

Take a Warrior Fishing, Inc was founded in 2022 by Dwayne Eury, US Coast Guard Veteran. Dwayne is a lifelong resident of North Carolina. Growing up on the lakes and coast of North Carolina has given Dwayne experience in all areas of North Carolina waters. Dwayne’s love of the water led him to the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG). From the USCG, Dwayne gained valuable navigational and boating experience. He is currently a member of the USCG Auxiliary and holds a USCG-approved Captain’s License. His goal is to provide our servicemen and women opportunities to enjoy the waters while fishing.


Kevin Weitzel

Kevin Weirzel is a retired Navy Senior Chief with 26 years of honorable service. He enlisted in the Navy in 1992 and he reported to his first command aboard the USS La Salle. He also served onboard the USS Deyo, SIMA Mayport, NAS Keflavik Iceland, USS Bulkeley, Patrol Craft Maintenance Support Team 2, Naval Special Warfare Development Group and NRD Raleigh. Kevin currently resides in Raleigh with his son. He enjoys a wide range of outdoor interests including fishing, hiking, camping and firearms.


Ryan Glenn
Outreach Coordinator

Ryan Glennon is a bass fisherman from North Carolina with several years of experience in outreach and client relations. He is an NC state alumni, former member of the NC State club fishing team- BASSPack and currently lives in Cary, North Carolina. His favorite lakes to fish are Jordan Lake and Lake James. Ryan is extremely excited to help grow Take A Warrior Fishing, Inc and give veterans the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.


Don Tylecki
Board of Directors

Don is originally from New Jersey but has been residing in North Carolina for 16 years. He works for Wake County in the Fleet department. Don is an avid supporter of our Military Community and is from an Air Force family. In his free time, Don enjoys all the outdoors, including hunting and fishing.

Ashley Alford
Board of Directors

Ashley is a North Carolina native who currently resides in Fuquay Varina and is married with 2 daughters. He is the owner of Seegars Fence - Fayetteville. Ashley comes from a military and law enforcement family. His father is an Air Force and Law Enforcement Veteran. Ashley loves the outdoors, especially golfing and fishing. Who used to be a competitive Bass fishing but now just loves to relax and fish.

Brad Pace
Board of Directors

Brad is a Fire Training Specialist with Wake County Fire Services with 20 years of service. He started out as a firefighter with Garner Fire Department in 2003 and left in 2014 as a Lieutenant. He then moved to the training center as a Training Specialist and is still there today. He also continues his service as a firefighter and is a volunteer with Swift Creek Fire Department. Brad currently resides in Raleigh with his wife and two kids. He enjoys fishing, and spending time with his family out on the lake.

Amy Eury