Hancock County Veterans Service Office

Office Staff

Nichole Coleman
Executive Director/County Veterans Service Officer

Nichole has been the Executive Director and County Veterans Service Officer for the office since December 2011. She served as a security specialist in the Air Force for three years and then in public relations for four years. Her husband is a 10 year Air Force veteran; her dad served in Vietnam with the Army and her grandfathers served in the Korean War and World War II. She is a Desert Storm veteran and also served in Bosnia.

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Kyle Frias
Assistant Director/County Veteran Service Officer

Kyle is the Assistant Director and County Veteran Service Officer. He is a four year Air Force veteran where he maintained basewide computer systems. Kyle comes from a family of veterans that include grandfathers, uncles, and cousins. He has been on staff since February 2013.

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Pete Sehnert
Benefits Counselor/Investigator

Pete served in the United States Marine Corps from 1972 to 1976 and was Honorably Discharged. Pete is a former Findlay Police Officer and also served one term as Mayor for the City of Findlay. He has worked for the Veterans Service Office since March of 2012 and is the Benefits Counselor/Investigator.

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Annette Peterman
Office Manager

Annette is the Office Manager. She handles the bills and finances for the office and helps manage all the staff schedules. She previously worked at the County Auditors Office for 18 years. Although she is not a veteran herself, she had six uncles, one aunt, and a father in the military so she is no stranger to the veteran world.

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Jack Oakman Jr.
Transportation Manager/ Office Coordinator

Jack is the Transportation Manager/Office Coordinator here at the Veterans Service Office since July 2013. He is a retired Findlay Police Officer and an Army Veteran having served from 1975-1978.

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Don Bair
Transportation Coordinator

Don has been a Transportion Coordinator for the Veterans Office ​since 2011. He was a Corporal in the Army for 3.5 years and a Morning Report Cleck at Ft. Lawton. He was primarily an owner-operator steel hauler for over 30 years.

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Ron Beuttenmuller
Transportation Coordinator

Ron  has been a Transportation Coordinator for the Veterans Office since January 2014. Ron was in the U.S. Navy for 1 1/2 years. He is a native of Colorado and spent most of his life doing commercial construction all over the country.

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Bruce Hardy
 
Transportation Coordinator

Bruce has been a Transportation Coordinator since November, 2014.  He served in the U.S. Army from 1970 - 1972 as an airborne infantry squad leader in Vietnam.  He has previously worked for the City of Findlay as service director, as a manufacturing engineer for TK Budd and M-TEK, and for Northwestern Mutual Life and Marathon Oil Company.

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Larry Houck
Transportation Coordinator

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 Larry has been a Transportation Coordinator since May 2015. He is a lifelong resident of Hancock County.  He served in the US Army from 1963-1966.  Larry worked for Intersil Corp. prior to retiring from GEM Energy Services.

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​Frank Cline
Transportation Coordinator

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  Frank served in the U.S. Army for 3 years on Active duty and 3 years Inactive reserve.  He retired from Cooper Tire and Rubber Company in 2014 after more than 33 years of service.

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​Warren Krout
Transportation Coordinator

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Warren served in the U.S. Army from 1965-1968 at Ft. Gordon, GA.  He attended Georgia Tech on the Augusta campus. Warren returned to Findlay in 1981 where he was Self Employed for more than 30 years.

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