Cordell Walker

Cordell Walker, Executive Director

Executive Director

Since 1988, Cordell Walker has dedicated his time to AOVS.

Cordell has served on numerous boards and committees regarding issues concerning homeless and disabled individuals, especially our veterans. Serving over 9,000 veterans throughout his career, Cordell works relentlessly on serving the specific needs of our military veterans. Before coming to Memphis, Cordell worked in Seattle, Washington with the Vietnam relief program. He assisted expatriates leaving Vietnam to assimilate to American life starting with food, shelter, clothing and getting acclimated to the school systems. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Counselor Education from The University of Iowa and a Master's degree in Counselor Education from Penn State University specializing in behavior modification. Although Cordell has received the 2013 Memphis City Council Humanitarian Award he remains a humble servant to the mission of AOVS, “Helping Veterans Help Themselves”, and continues to put the well-being of our veterans above all.