According to the Small Business Administration, there are around 3.7 million veteran-owned businesses in the country, averaging yearly receipts of around $450,000. Compared with the billions that many of the conglomerates earn each year in the pet food industry, it makes many people wonder how a small veteran-owned pet food company can survive.
Jason Phillips, Cisco Vice President of Digital HR and Chief of Staff, agreed to sit down recently for a Q & A with U.S. Veterans Magazine. This man who spent over 11 years in the Marine Corps didn’t hold back.
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AFWA’s Find A Pro Directory provides a resource for business owners and individuals to identify accounting and finance partners. Continue reading Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance Launches Directory of Accounting and Finance Professionals
Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced the firm’s Chief Executive Officer and artist, Lawrence R. Armstrong, has designed a first-of-its-kind Post 9-11 War Memorial to honor the military service men and women who have lost their lives in the war on terror.
The transition from active duty to civilian life can be filled with countless roadblocks, and many veterans find it challenging to secure a career that fulfills their needs and ambitions, which often result in periods of joblessness and uncertainty.
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Fire Dept. Coffee is pleased to announce they’ve partnered with the Dallas-based nonprofit Sons of the Flag to raise funding for cutting edge burn treatment technology.
Continue reading Fire Dept. Coffee Partners with Sons of the Flag to Aid Burn Survivors
As America prepared to celebrate both the creation of the U.S. Army and mark Flag Day, Walter Lynch, chief operating officer, signed a Statement of Support for American Water employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve. Joining Lynch were several employees, veterans, and Don Tretola, chair of the New Jersey Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Committee. The event was held at the company’s Voorhees, NJ headquarters on the eve of Flag Day and the Army’s 242nd birthday.
The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. has announced a new $5 million, four-year commitment to support nonprofit veteran service organizations, with a focus on education, transition services and job placement assistance.
Continue reading PwC’s Charitable Foundation announces $5 million, 4 year commitment to support nonprofit veteran service organizations
The United States Veterans Chamber of Commerce (USVCC) is a 501c3 and 501c6 veteran organization connecting corporate America, government, and small businesses to our Nation’s veterans and veteran owned businesses. Through various programs including financial, contracting, educational and many other USVCC tools, the Chamber is a one stop shop for both corporations seeking bid-ready veteran owned businesses(VOB) for procurement and VOBs interested in corporate contracting.
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Eric J. Glenn, CPSM, CPSD , Sourcing Agent – Corporate Supplier Diversity Development with PPG has endorsed the National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) for its work on behalf of Service Disabled and Veteran Owned Businesses (SD/VOBs) across America. Continue reading PPG TOUTS THE ADVANTAGES OF NVBDC CERTIFICATION.