The Value of Hiring Veterans and Recruitment Strategies

    November 19, 2020
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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    Virtual - Zoom


    How can we say thank you to our Veterans? Help those who need help.  Many need jobs.  There are 2.1 million Veterans in the U.S. and 736,000 or 9.8% reside in North Carolina.  If you are a veteran, know a veteran, work with veterans, or seek to hire veterans this is the event for you. 

    Speakers: Both Veterans

    Kenneth Mayes 

    Installation Program Manager for Fort Bragg’s Onward to Opportunity (O2O), a champion for the professional training and certification of transitioning veterans and their spouses.  Ken’s background includes over 14 years of full life cycle recruiting, supported by 26 years of  service in the U.S. Army, an MBA with emphasis in Human Resources and a BS in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resource Management.  The Institute for Veterans and Family Members at Syracuse University and its staff of more than 100 professionals deliver world-class leading programs in career, vocational and entrepreneurship education and training, providing service members, veterans and their families with the skills needed to be successful in education, work and life. 

    Michael Piper: Representing Lowe’s, one of the top two employers of veterans in NC

     As a military recruiting strategist, Michael is responsible for working with business partners to develop a strategic vision around hiring, development, candidate engagement, and company priorities around the military community.  Before joining Lowes’s, Michael worked at Family Dollar and Dick’s Sporting Goods.  Michael is a U.S. Air Force veteran, where he spent six years as an Aerospace Ground Equipment Journeyman. 

    This event is hosted by ASIS Chapter 65 Military Liaison Representative 



    $5.00 Donations are greatly appreciated to help cover chapter operational costs

    $5.00 Donations are greatly appreciated to help cover chapter operational costs