- Category: Events
- Published: August 13, 2012
- Written by Hispanic-Today
ALPFA, the nation's largest Latino professional association, believes corporations recognize the leadership skills veterans bring to the table and wants to ensure Latino veterans are connected to these career opportunities as well as help them meet their career objectives. This year, ALPFA created the Veteran’s Initiative to help service men and women make the complicated transition into Corporate America, at a time when corporations need them the most.
At ALPFA’s upcoming Annual Convention Career Day on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at Caesar’s Palace Hotel & Casino in
For many veterans, getting through the hiring process and assimilating into corporate culture can be challenging. According to the
“As ALPFA works to build Latino leaders, we want to support Veterans to transition from leadership in the military to leaders in the corporate community," said Manny Espinoza, ALPFA CEO.
In addition, new at this year’s convention will be an exclusive panel discussion for Latino Veterans called, “Military to Corporate -Tips for a Successful Transition.” The workshop will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 9 to 10:15 a.m. at
- USMC Veteran Orley Jose Pacheco, Military2Career.com Lead Staff, ALPFA Veterans Task Force Chair
- USMC Sergeant Major (Ret.) Fenton Reese, CEO/ Founder of Veterans in Pursuit of Prosperity (VIPP)
- Rear Admiral Will
- Lieutenant Colonel Lisa Rosser, US Army Veteran, HR Recruiter & Founder of TheValueofAVeteran.com
If anyone is a veteran or knows a veteran looking for business networking opportunities and professional development, you can learn more about the ALPFA Veteran’s Initiative at www.alpfa.org.