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Meet the Veteran Liaisons

​Veteran Liaisons are DePaul students with prior military experience that can help you connect with benefits and resources as well as provide support in transitioning to academic life.

Our Veterans Liaisons

Chris Brady joined the United States Army in June of 2016. After his training in Fort Benning Georgia, he was stationed at Fort Bragg North Carolina with the 82nd Airborne Division in a mortar squad. After four years of service and two deployments he was honorably discharged in 2020. Chris is currently at DePaul University pursing a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. If you have any questions for Chris, feel free to contact him at cbrady24@depaul.edu.

Brandon Carroll joined the Marine Corps in 2016. After training in California, he served in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina as a radio operator in 2nd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, Golf Battery. During his time, he deployed to Syria in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. His enlistment ended with an Honorable Discharge in July of 2020 after four years of service. Brandon enrolled into DePaul before his end of service as a Computer Science major. His goal is to aid his fellow veterans in their transition to college and in future success. He strives to ensure that the DePaul veteran population can come to campus and feel a sense of community day in and day out. Brandon can be reached by email at bcarro11@depaul.edu.

Stefanie Macias joined the United States Army from Chicago, Illinois in October of 2017. After training at Fort Lee, she served the remainder of her time at Fort Hood where she provided area maintenance support across the 3d Cavalry Regiment. While at Fort Hood, Stefanie served as a Small Arms and Artillery Repairer within the Regimental Support Squadron. Stefanie also cross-trained and applied her communication skills to operate JCR systems and SINCGAR radios as an RTO for the Troop. Her enlistment ended in 2021 after four years of service. Now, Stefanie is a student at DePaul pursuing a degree in Business Administration. If you have any questions, feel free to contact her at smacias6@depaul.edu.

Brian Lieu embarked on his journey with the United States Navy after graduating from high school in July 2017. Following bootcamp, he furthered his expertise at the Naval Air Technical Training Center in Pensacola, Florida, specializing as an aviation electrician. Brian proudly served in strike fighter squadrons VFA-106 Gladiators and VFA-103 Jolly Rogers, where he played pivotal roles as a Low-Power turn operator and aviation electrician, providing essential support for F-18E/F Super Hornet fighter jets. After four years of dedicated service, Brian received an honorable discharge in 2021. Presently, he is pursuing a bachelor's degree in chemistry at DePaul University. Should you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact him at blieu@depaul.edu.