Retired Marine Lynn Lowder’s Chicago eatery pays homage to America’s heroes: ‘Good food and good service’

'Fox & Friends' brings in 'Rosie's Home Cookin' owner and Purple Heart recipient Lynn Lowder to hear about how his business pays tribute to veterans.

By |2023-03-08T20:45:30-06:00March 8th, 2023|News, Video|

Veteran Business Project Receives Nearly $1M Donation from Duchossois Family Foundation.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Duchossois Family Foundation donates nearly $1M to Veteran Business Project CHICAGO, IL, (Feb. 20, 2023) -- Veteran Business Project is pleased to announce The Duchossois Family Foundation (TDFF) has donated $935,000. The funding, spread over a three-year period, addresses projected expansion goals, provides technology and marketing support, and the hiring of additional business coaches. “We deeply believe in the Veteran Business Project and their efforts to help launch the next generation of veteran entrepreneurs,” said Mary Ann Roeser, President of The Duchossois Family Foundation. “Small business is the backbone of the American economy and veterans are hard-wired for success in this arena - they just need access to capital, networking, and mentorship. The Veteran Business Project provides this critical support and much more.” “Veteran Business Project is proud to enter this long-term partnership with The Duchossois Family Foundation, one of the country’s most committed and generous philanthropic organizations, and we are grateful for their support,” said Lynn Lowder, U.S. Marine Corps veteran and CEO of the Veteran Business Project. To learn more about the Veteran Business Project, see About The Duchossois Family Foundation: Established in 1984 by first- and second-generation family members, The Duchossois Family Foundation strives to empower individuals to enhance their quality of life through wellness and economic opportunity. Their strategy is to focus on the veteran population and veteran-serving organizations. About the Veteran Business Project: The Veteran Business Project promotes military veterans and spouse small business ownership opportunities. Through our unique [...]

By |2023-03-23T11:57:33-05:00February 20th, 2023|News, Press Release|

Clint Karamath appointed to Veteran Business Project’s Advisory Board

Veteran Business Project is pleased to announce the appointment of Clint Karamath to its Advisory Board. Clint is a proud “Army Brat” who lived in various military installations around the world. Upon graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY in 1991, he was commissioned as an Infantry Officer.

By |2022-08-04T10:55:06-05:00August 4th, 2022|News|

Veterans Business Outreach Centers

Veteran Business Project was recently introduced to the leaders of the various SBA Veterans Business Outreach Centers (VBOCS) nationwide, 22 organizations in all. The VBOC program is designed to provide entrepreneurial development to transitioning service members, and military spouses interested in starting or growing a small business. VBP will be a readily-available asset to assist the various VBOC organizations in delivering their important entrepreneurship service mission. #military #smallbusiness #business #development #entrepreneurship #veterans

By |2022-08-04T06:43:09-05:00May 8th, 2022|News|

National Veterans Small Business Week

Join us as we celebrate veteran-owned businesses across the country from November 1-5, 2021

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates, connects, and empowers aspiring and current service members, veterans, National Guard and Reserve members, and military spouse entrepreneurs during National Veterans Small Business Week.
By |2021-10-28T16:51:42-05:00October 28th, 2021|News|

Preeminent attorney Mark Spognardi joins Veteran Business Project to help military veterans buy businesses.

Attorney Spognardi, of Spognardi-Baiocchi offers his time, knowledge, and experience to help veterans acquire and build their own businesses.

Mr. Spognardi focuses on representing management in traditional and non-traditional labor and employment law matters, including counseling, litigation, and appellate work. His practice includes representation in unfair labor practice and representation proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board; union-free campaigns; employment discrimination matters before federal and state anti-discrimination agencies and federal courts; Section 301 lawsuits; contract negotiations and arbitrations; drug and alcohol testing; occupational safety and health (OSHA
By |2021-10-28T14:22:48-05:00October 28th, 2021|News|
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