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Lamarr Wheeler

Veteran Peer Coordinator

Lamarr is currently serving as the Senior Veteran Peer Coordinator (VPC) at DVS. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the housing process for homeless veterans in emergency shelters and transitional housing. As the Senior VPC, Lamarr ensures his caseload of veterans have transportation, necessary documentation, and any other peer-to-peer housing assistance they need.

Before joining Team DVS, Wheeler served as Program Manager for DoD Contracts at the NY Council on Accreditation. In this capacity, he was responsible for the management and implementation of DoD contracts, creating project goals, and monitoring performance measures. Wheeler also previously worked at Services for the Underserved as the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program Director and Senior Coordinator for Vet-to-Vet Services.

Wheeler is a veteran of the US Navy, achieving the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer before being honorably discharged in 2000. He is currently pursuing a project management certification through Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families and is a certified workforce development professional.