Back to the Homefront: A Discussion on Training & Employment Opportunities for Veterans

As formal combat operations slow abroad and increased numbers of U.S. servicemembers return from overseas, they look to successfully transition back into civilian life.  A critical part of their transition involves returning to the workforce, many bringing with them new and unique skill sets.  How can policymakers and industry collaborate to tackle the large unemployment rate for veterans and ensure that they are provided with the proper tools to succeed?

12:05 p.m. Keynote Interview with GENERAL GEORGE CASEY, USA (Ret) in conversation with SHEILA CASEY, The Hill & military spouse

12:25 p.m. Remarks from NATE GATTEN, Managing Director and Head of Global Government Affairs, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

12:35 p.m. Panel discussion featuring:

  • ROSS BROWN, Managing Director, Head of Military and Veterans Affairs, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • TODD CONNOR, CEO & Founder, Bunker Labs
  • JOSEPH SHARPE, National Veterans Employment & Education Division, Executive Director, American Legion
  • BILL PEACOCK, Chief of Operations, Cleveland Clinic
  • JJ PINTER, Deputy Director, Team Red, White & Blue

Moderated by ERIC EVERSOLE, Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; President, Hiring Our Heroes and Senior Adviser, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

1:25 p.m. Program concludes


Sponsored by Hiring Our Heroes & JPMorgan Chase