NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative

Working Groups


Chairman: Allison Gilmore, Northern Virginia Technology Council

The Communications working group defines the communication strategy necessary for delivering the messaging of VEI. In addition, the group develops comprehensive public relations campaigns to promote outreach and increase engagement by NVTC member companies.


Adm. (Ret) Mel Williams, Associate Provost, Military & Veterans Affairs, GW. Vadm1@gwu.edu

The Education working group identifies the pathways to professional opportunities through higher education and professional certifications.

Human Resources

The Human Resources working group works to educate the professional community on the body of knowledge related to veteran employment. Additionally, this group networks within their professional spheres to promote the recruitment, hiring, training and retention of veterans and military spouses in the civilian workforce.


Steve Jordon, Northern Virginia Technology Council

The Outreach working group is charged with building relationships in the community which help promote and support the Veterans Employment Initiative. The group works with both corporate and veterans engagement.