Mayor de Blasio Announces Veterans Services' Commissioner Loree Sutton Stepping Down, Appointment of Lt. Col. James Hendon as Successor
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that Loree Sutton, MD, Brigadier General (ret.), will step down as Commissioner of the Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) during a press conference today at the Intrepid Air, Sea & Space Museum. Sutton will be succeeded by James Hendon, former Director of the NYU Veterans Lab and a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves who serves as the New York City Lead for the 75th Innovation Command. … James Hendon most recently served as the Director of the NYU Veterans Future Lab, a small business incubator for practicing and aspiring entrepreneurs who are U.S. Military Veterans or Veterans' Spouses.