justin collins - Chief Executive Officer / Chairman
Justin Collins serves as Chief Executive Officer of Badge of Honor Association (BOHA).
He brings 14 years of active law enforcement experience. In this position, Justin oversees day-to-day operations and works with the executive team to set and implement the organization’s strategic vision. He is responsible for ensuring Badge of Honor’s free, direct programs and services continue to have the greatest possible impact on officers, caregivers, and families we serve.
When our police officers return home from being involved in critical incident, they rely on Badge of Honor and the organization’s dedicated team to provide necessary physical and mental health services, as well as economic empowerment and engagement programs,͟ says Collins ͞Being part of an organization committed to this important mission is a sacred duty and solemn responsibility.͟
Justin is the founder of the Badge of Honor and for the first decade he has overseen all of the organization’s development, outreach programs, marketing and volunteer recruitment. Justin is also a Sergeant with the Rochester Police Department. He has spent 14 years with the Rochester Police Department in both unique and challenging positions.
Justin’s continued dedication to the police brotherhood and communities they serve has resulted in him receiving numerous awards. With the Rochester Police department, Justin has received 11 Excellent Police Officer awards and was named Officer of the Month four times. In addition, Justin has been honored by his department for leadership with Dr. Samuel Macree award for leadership and community service. Just has also been honored by numerous community group to include the Rochester Rotary Henry Jensen award for leadership and community engagement and most recently, in the spring of 2016, Justin received the ESL Jefferson award for leadership.
Gina bamonti - CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
As Chief Program Director/Chief of Staff for the Badge of Honor Association, Gina Bamonti is responsible for leading the operations, marketing/communications, development, and membership teams as they work to fulfill the mission and purpose of the Badge of Honor Association.
Gina provides strategic direction, management, and implementation for Badge of Honor’s programming and events. In addition, she works directly with the chief executive officer (CEO) to ensure effective and efficient relationships with internal and external stakeholders developed and strengthened over time.
Through the years, Gina has led the way in creating several new programs and business teams since joining Badge of Honor in 2016. Before taking on her current position, Gina led the marketing, strategy and innovation team, overseeing the creation programs and development of business analytics and outcome measurements.
Prior to this, she led the economic empowerment team, focusing on programs for Badge of Honor Officers and their families. In addition to her to duties with Badge of Honor, Gina is the Regional Marketing Manager for Toshiba Business Solutions. Gina graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology (2017), with her Executive MBA and resides in Rochester, NY.
Brandon Bartl - CFO
Brandon Bartl is the Chief Financial Officer for the Badge of Honor Association. He is responsible for overseeing all financial decisions of the organization and ensuring there is proper funding for all Badge of Honor Association.
He is the Assistant Controller for H&C Tool Supply Corp., a Rochester-based wholesale distributor of metalworking tools and fasteners to manufacturers. Previously, Brandon was head of finance for his family-owned manufacturing business, before guiding the company through an acquisition and sale.
Brandon is also founder of TimberBrook Capital & Co., LLC, a private investment fund manager. Having graduated Summa Cum Laude from Rochester Institute of Technology's Saunders College of Business with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.
A strong supporter of law enforcement throughout his life, Brandon enjoys using his skills in pursuit of initiatives that provide aid when needed to those placing their lives on the line every day to protect the community. Outside of work, Brandon enjoys playing tennis, golf and platform tennis, staying active, and spending time on the water boating.