Communications and Strategic Outreach Manager at General Dynamics
TitleMilitary & Veterans Affairs Lead
Dates EmployedAug 2015 – Nov 2018
Employment Duration3 yrs 4 mos
Leading the development of a platform, pipeline and metrics for our veteran recruitment, training, and sustainment strategy at General Dynamics’ Electric Boat facilities. Liaison to our state and federal agencies on initiatives related to veterans affairs.
*Increased percentage of veteran hiring by over 200% from 2016-2017.
*Envisioned and launched Internal veterans’ network focused on outreach, retention and access to veterans services.
*Developed and implemented innovative strategies to engage service members from all branches of the military.
*Oversee outreach programs and communication to a variety of military audiences.
*Created metrics used to drive program decision making.
*Supervise Veterans Affairs Coordinator and oversee our six Veterans Network captains