Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode to off. 2. Hit enter to expand a main menu option (Health, Benefits, etc). 3. To enter and activate the submenu links, hit the down arrow. You will now be able to tab or arrow up or down through the submenu options to access/activate the submenu links.
eBenefits Access Your VA & DoDo Benefits 24-7

Montgomery Regional Benefit Office

Meet Our Leadership Team


Cory A. Hawthorne

Director: Cory A. Hawthorne

Cory A. Hawthorne was appointed Director of the Montgomery Regional Office in March 2014. Mr. Hawthorne comes to Alabama from St. Louis, Missouri where he has served as Director of the St. Louis Regional Office since 2012. He manages all VA benefits and services in the Montgomery Regional Office service area for more than 403,982 Veterans and their families.



Erica P. Worthington

Assistant Director: Erica P. Worthington

Erica P. Worthington was appointed to this position in July 2011. She assists the Director in managing VA benefits and services to Veterans in the RO’s service area.



Jamie Bozeman

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Officer: Jamie Bozeman

Jamie Bozeman was appointed in November 2014. She is responsible for overseeing this program, which currently assists approximately 3,600 Veterans.



Lolita McClung-Shepherd

Veterans Service Center Manager: Lolita McClung-Shepherd

Lolita McClung-Shepherd was appointed to this position in March 2015. She is responsible for overseeing this program which pays more than $91 million monthly in compensation and pension benefits to more than 82,000 Veterans, widows, parents and children.