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Find more information on your local chapter at the links below and plug in at any of the upcoming events listed to the right.

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Quarterly VLC Panel & Happy Hour – Thursday, April 11th, at the Hubbard Inn

Mark your calendars for our Quarterly VLC Panel & Happy Hour – Thursday, April 11th, at the Hubbard Inn.  We’ll be hearing from a panel of experts, talking on a variety of industry & career-related topics. The panel will include: Eric Gardiner, project manager for legal entity restructuring with General Electric Transportation. Eric is a U.S. Navy…

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Chicago, IL – March VLC Member Networking Breakfast (3/19) @Rivers Restaurant

The mission of the VLC’s monthly breakfast meeting is to provide a small group setting in which VLC members can develop long-term, mutually beneficial business relationships with other like-minded veterans who are focused on developing a stronger network, creating referrals, and increasing business. Register here:

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Washington, D.C. – Professional Networking Event with McChrystal Group Recap – 1/31/19

On January 31, 2019, the Veterans Leadership Council gathered at McChrystal Group in Old Town, Alexandria.  The group was fortunate to hear from Jeff Eggers, the co-author of Leaders: Myth and Reality.  Jeff challenged the group to rethink traditional definitions of leadership. Special thanks to the McChrystal Group team and David Piatek for supplying appetizers…

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VLC Chicago – 2019 Signature Event Recap

Once more, we would like to thank our panelists and sponsors for making our second annual Signature Event another great success. If you missed this year’s event, here are some of the highlights: 6 senior executive panelists discussing digital transformation 7 very generous sponsors 200+ attendees making new connections Presentation of the Edelman Award 3 promotional…

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Washington, D.C. – VLC D.C. and Tableau Event 11/7/18 – Recap

On November 7th, the Veterans Leadership Council D.C. met at Tableau Software for a professional networking event.  Over 60 veterans and supporters showed up to connect and learn.

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Washington, D.C. – VLC D.C. and FourBlock Networking Event Recap – 8/9/18

The Veterans Leadership Council D.C. teamed up with FourBlock to host a networking event at Deloitte where attendees learned more about the VLC and FourBlock.  Peter Pin, a senior executive with Verizon, passed on “advice they don’t teach you” when someone makes the transition out of the military.  Our next event will be in October. …

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Washington, D.C. – Bunker Brews D.C. Summit with the Veterans Leadership Council D.C. Recap – 6/14/18

The Veterans Leadership Council D.C. was privileged to be a part of the Bunker Brews D.C. Summit.  The event drew over 100 people from across a nationwide ecosystem designed to empower veterans to become leaders in entrepreneurship and innovation. If you’re in D.C. metro and interested in getting involved with Bunker Labs, please reach out…

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Washington, D.C. – VA Home Loan Seminar and Happy Hour Recap – 5/9/18

On May 9th, 2018, the VLC D.C. brought its members together for a VA Home Loan Seminar for those interested in learning more about the VA Home Loan benefit.  David Piatek and The Keri Shull Team graciously provided awesome information, food, and drinks for all those in attendance.  

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Washington, D.C. – Professional Networking Event Recap – 4/19/18

We were honored to be hosted by Dog Tag Bakery and the Georgetown University Student Veterans Association (GUSVA).  We had over 50 veterans and spouses attend this networking event.  Megan Ogilive, the CEO of Dog Tag Bakery, and Briana Thompson, a current MPP candidate at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy, gave remarks highlighting the…

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