Meet Our Leadership
COL William Clark
COL(R) William (Bill) Clark served in the United States Army for a period of 30 years. During his tenure with the Army, Bill commanded at every level from platoon through Brigade, serving a total of 13 years overseas, which included operational deployments to Afghanistan, Iraq, Kosovo, and Bosnia. As a Cavalry Squadron Commander, COL Clark deployed the first Stryker Brigade Cavalry Squadron into Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. Bill retired from the Army in 2014, culminating his military career as the Garrison Commander of Fort Riley, Kansas. COL Clark’s awards include the Legion of Merit and two Bronze Stars.
Ms. Ginger Wooten
Ginger Wooten is the Vice President with primary responsibilities in the areas of Admissions, Advancement, and Marketing. The 2018- 2019 school year marks Mrs. Wooten’s twentieth year at SJMS. During her tenure, she has also served in the positions of Academic Counselor, Director of Admissions, and Academic Dean.
Mr. Wayne Grigsby
Mr. Wayne W. Grigsby Jr., is the Dean of Academics at St. Johns Military School. Most recently he served over 33 years in the Army culminating as a Major General, Commanding the First Infantry Division. Prior to becoming the Dean, he taught History and Homeland Security at Georgia Military College. He graduated from Salisbury State University, earning his Master’s Degrees in Military Arts and Science from the School of Advanced Military Studies and in National Security Strategy from the National Defense University.
He is married to Mrs. Kristina Grigsby and has 7 children and 3 grandchildren. His hobbies are Fitness, Golf, Fishing, Hunting, most importantly being a Husband, Father, and Grandfather and building leaders every day.
CSM Raymond Joseph Nunweiler III
Command Sergeant Major Raymond Joseph Nunweiler III joined the St. John’s Family in 2017. He obtained Eagle Scout in 1983. He joined the United States Army in 1986 and was selected as the Honor Graduate of Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training.
He led a squad and a fire team while deployed to Central America and led a fire team during Operation Desert Shield. He attended Ranger School in 1995 and was selected to serve in the 75 Ranger Regiment as a Ranger Platoon Sergeant during several deployments and an Infantry First Sergeant during several other deployments. He also served as an infantry squad leader while assigned to the Republic of Panama.
He retired from the Army in 2010 and then served as a Sheriff’s Department Patrol Supervisor and Tactical Trainer until coming to St. John’s.
Board of Trustees
He joined Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust Company in Chicago from 1964 until 1966 as a trainee in the Executive Management Training Program. In 1965, he joined the Colorado National Bank in Denver Colorado and was named CEO and President of the Bank in 1985, serving concurrently as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Colorado National Bancshares. He retired from the bank in 1992.
In 1968 Created and served as CEO and President of Rocky Mountain Bankcard System, the largest processor of credit card transactions in the western part of the United States, from 1968 until 1985 and as CEO and Chairman of the Board from 1985 until 1992.
Mr. Browning created and served as CEO and President of Plus Systems Inc., the “first” and largest shared ATM program in the United States- today the largest in the world, from 1976 until it was sold to Visa International in 1993.
He went on to serve as Senior Consultant to the Board of Visa International for the delivery of Debt Card Programs in Europe and Asia from 1993 to 1995, before serving as CEO and President of Procard Inc. from 1996 to 2001. 1142Procard was the largest processor of Corporate, State Government and Federal Government debt card transactions in the United States and was sold to Total Systems in Georgia in 2001.
Additional Services to his Communities:
Served as Chairman of the Executive Committee for Retail Banking Division of the American Bankers Association 1975-1977.
Served as a member of the Executive Advisors Committee of National BankAmericard Inc. (became Visa Inc. in 1976) from 1968-1976. The Committee was involved in the creation, organizational structure and operation of the first national credit card program in the United States.
Served on the Board of 22 various religious and non-profit organizations during professional career.
Served on the Board of Downtown Denver Association from 1986-1990.
Served on the Board of Trustees of St. John’s Military School Salina Kansas since 1975 to present.
He is a member of the Advisory Board to UMB National Bank of America, a director for the Salina Surgical Center, Board of Trustees of St. John’s Military School and Board of Trustees of the Salina First Presbyterian Church. He is happily married to Kelli and has two children, Will (27) and Carolyn (25). He enjoys mountain biking, golf, snow skiing, camping, and fishing.
Kenny earned a Bachelor Science Mechanical Engineering (BSME) from Kansas State University. Prior to returning to school to get his engineering degree, he also previously worked as a licensed plumber/pipefitter. Kenny played baseball and ran track in college.
Kenny has been a youth baseball and fastpitch softball coach for 30+ years, and provides pitching lessons for girls ranging in ages from 10 yrs to college age. He was a Rule 10 (non-faculty) softball coach at Salina South High School for 20 years.
He is married to Melanie, and has a step-daughter and step-son, and an 8-yr old granddaughter and 5-yr old grandson. Hobbies include hunting, fishing, coaching, working out, and working in his shop restoring muscle cars.
In 1972 Tim joined his father, brother and two sisters in the family owned business, Union Power Construction Company, located in Denver, Colorado. The company installed electrical transmission, distribution and substation systems throughout the western United States, working with public and private utility companies, REA’s and government DOE agencies. In 1997, Union Power Construction Company was one of four founding companies of Quanta Services Inc. (PWR), a publicly traded NYSE company. Tim was a Founding Member of the Board of Directors of Quanta Services from 1998 to 2000.
He is a past member of the Board of Trustees of St. John’s Military School, Salina, Kansas, a member of the Board of Trustees for the joint NECA/IBEW Line Construction Benefit Fund from 1987 to 2012. He was Chairman of the Board of Republic National Bank from 1987 to 1993. He is currently President and a member of the Board of Directors for the Soule Family Foundation.
Tim is currently retired. He and his wife, Suzan reside in Castle Rock, Colorado.
Trey is married to his wife, Kim; together they have one son, Hunter. Trey and Kim are actively involved in Hunter’s sports and school activities with spare time devoted to hunting, fishing, and managing their farm property.
Trey attending the University of Kansas, Kansas State University and Washburn University School of Law and holds a Bachelors Degree in Business from Kansas State and his J.D. from Washburn.
Denny was married to Judy for 54 years until her recent death earlier this year from complications of Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia. He has two children, David and family in Littleton, CO and Pam and family in Moorpark, CA. He has three granddaughters and one grandson. Denny’s son David is a 1987 graduate of SJMS and former board member of SJMS. Denny served as a founding board member of the Endowment board and served for a number of years in that capacity.
the firm for 38-years. The company, founded in 1919, has served the regional general construction and construction management markets with emphasis on Health Care, Private Commercial, Manufacturing and Food Production facilities. In addition, he co-operates a production agriculture operation focused on Cow-Calf and Hay production at Tescott, Kansas.
Bob is a graduate of The University of Kansas with a B.S. degree in Business Administration and holds a Master Builder designation from the University of Iowa. Married to wife, Linda, for 37-years, they have 2-sons, Lance and John, and a daughter, Melanie.
Current Board-Related Activities:
Salina Technical College: Board of Trustees and Past President
Kansas State University Polytechnic: Dean’s Advisory Council
Past Board-Related Activities:
St. John’s Military School Board of Trustees
Salina Airport Authority Board of Directors and Past President
Ashby House Board of Directors
Salina Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
Salina Construction Association Board of Directors and Past President
Associated General Contractors of Kansas Past Board of Directors