Attendees will have the opportunity to listen to amazing experts who will share their knowledge and insights about transitioning from military to civilian life.


Patty Barron

Director, Family Readiness Program

Association of the United States Army

Chris Birk

VP of Mortgage Insight and Director of Education

Veterans United Home Loans

Eric Brew

Manager, Veteran Career & Transition Services - Chattahoochee Valley Region

Still Serving Veterans

MCPO (R) Leilani Cale-Jones

Independent Business Owner, Treasurer, SSLA

Defense Home & Property LLC

LT. Cmdr. Theresa Carpenter

Public Affairs Officer, Joint Enabling Capabilities Command

U.S. Navy

Gary Cheek

Director, Bass Military Scholars Program

Vanderbilt University

SMA (R) Daniel Dailey

Vice President, NCO and Soldier Programs

Association of the United States Army

Holly Dailey

Military Spouse Advocate

Veterans United Home Loans

LaShawn Dobbins

National Recruitment Advisor

Department of Homeland Security

CMSAF (R) Jim Finch


Jim Finch, Inc.

Scott Frazier

Project Manager

State of Tennessee

Dee Geise

Chief, Soldier & Family Readiness

Department of the Army

Dr. Alex Giberson

Executive Director of Admissions

Purdue University Global

SMA Michael Grinston

16th Sergeant Major of the Army

U.S. Army

Ted Hacker

Co-Founder & President

American Freedom Foundation

Andrea Hall

Senior Manager of Diversity & Inclusion

General Dynamics Mission Systems

GEN (R) Carter Ham

President & CEO

Association of the United States Army

MCPON (R) Jim Herdt


Herdt Consulting, Inc

Eric Horton

Managing Director of Growth

Keller Williams

Thomas Jones

Team lead for Veterans and Diversity Recruiting


LTG (R) Larry Jordan


LNJ Group, LLC

Jennifer Liddle

Manager, Global Career & Transition Services - Virtual

Still Serving Veterans

GEN Joseph Martin

Vice Chief of Staff

U.S. Army

Aaron Martin

Military Recruiter

Orion Talent

Will Martin Jr

Chief Operations Officer

Cushion Employer Services

Capt. Moira McCarthy

Principal Cybersecurity Engineer

MITRE Coporation

Michael McCoy

Corporate Recruiter/Military Outreach Program Lead

Premise Health

SMMC (R) Alford McMichael


McMichael Services Group, LLC

Ben McQuerry

Manager, Career & Veteran Services - Huntsville

Still Serving Veterans

Emily Miller

Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship

U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration

Maj. Evita Mosqueda

Chief of Protocol, Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command

U.S. Marine Corps Reserve

COL Vanessa Moye

Director, Soldier For Life Program

U.S. Army

BG (R) Eden Murrie

President & CEO

Operation Stand Down Tennessee

CSM Diedre Nevels

Sergeant Major, Soldier For Life Program

U.S. Army

LTC Olivia Nunn

Director of Communication, Soldier For Life Program

U.S. Army

MG (R) Gary Patton

Vice President and Director of the Military and Veterans Affairs Program


MCPOCG (R) Vince Patton

Senior Vice President for Leadership Development

NewDay USA

Paul Plasencia

Veterans Employment Program Manager

Department of Homeland Security

SMA (R) Kenneth Preston

13th Sergeant Major of the Army

Michael Quinn

President & CEO


Paulette Risher

President & CEO

Still Serving Veterans

MAJ Jenna Russell

Director, Veteran and Spouse Employment,Soldier For Life Program

U.S. Army

Voices of Service

Mike Slagh


MAJ Bryan Spear

Director of Health & Wellness, Soldier For Life Program

U.S. Army

Clay Stackhouse

Regional Outreach Manager

Navy Federal Credit Union

Pam Swan

Vice President of Military Relations

Veterans United Home Loans

Herb Thompson



SMA (R) Jack Tilley

Co-Founder & Chairman

American Freedom Foundation

Charles Tulaney

Military Relations Manager, Talent Acquisition

Lockheed Martin

CSM (R) David Turnbull

Executive Director Military Solutions

Purdue University Global

Honorable Robert Wilkie

Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Department of Veterans Affairs

LTC Keith Wilson

Regional Director, South US, Northeast US and Europe, Soldier For Life Program

U.S. Army

Tonya Wright

Project Manager

Department of State

Megan Youngblood

Associate Vice President

Vanderbilt Health Services