195: The Business Bridge: Veterans’ Journey to New Opportunities (Youtube Live)
Today’s episode is a salute to our veterans. Join me and our esteemed guests, Daren Gerrish, Eric “Doc” Wright, and Stu Smith, as we dive into the realm of possibilities awaiting our military heroes in the business landscape.
We kick off with Daren Gerrish, offering a captivating look at the Space Coast chapter of FAVOB and its transformation since 2016. Daren’s insights reveal the incredible journey and support available for veterans transitioning into civilian jobs. Next up, Eric “Doc” Wright takes the mic. With a track record of aiding over 11,000 veterans into Corporate America, Doc shares invaluable insights into the routes to success for our veterans in the business world. And of course, we can’t overlook Stu Smith, CEO of FAVOB. Stu’s discussion sheds light on the pivotal role his organization plays in empowering and connecting veteran-owned businesses. His passion for supporting veterans is truly inspiring.
In this episode, we’ll be exploring how organizations like FAVOB facilitate the transition from military to civilian jobs. That means diving into specialized training, certification opportunities, and how military experience perfectly aligns with civilian job requirements.
And let’s talk networking! Discover how crucial networking, especially at conferences, can open doors to lucrative government contracts. Plus, we’ll explore certifications like PMP and how they empower project managers in leading and directing projects.
Whether you’re a veteran seeking new opportunities or someone eager to support our heroes, this episode is a goldmine. Get ready to unlock a brighter future for veterans in 2023 and beyond.
Click on these links to learn more:
Eric “Doc” Wright LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/docwright2012
Stuart (Stu) Smith LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ceofavob
FAVOB – FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESSES website: https://favob.net
Daren Gerrish LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daren-gerrish
Email at CEO@FAVOB.ORG