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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 mentors. “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 [...]
Tracy Grant Announced as New CLO for VBP
Veteran Business Project is pleased to announce Tracy Grant's promotion to Chief Legal Officer. Tracy has been a dedicated supporter of the organization and its mission since its inception, offering her legal expertise to assist with various legal matters
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.
We are proud to sponsor the Fort2Base race on August 28th in North Chicago
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
National Veterans Small Business Week
Join us as we celebrate veteran-owned businesses across the country from November 1-5, 2021The 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.
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
U.S. combat veteran, Eric Quandt runs Colorado Marathon to raise money for other veterans
Eric Quandt is a United States veteran on a very special mission.After serving in the United States military, Eric learned the value of sacrificing self for the benefit of the whole team. He realized that by working together, a group can have a great impact on the lives of those involved in a mission.
VBP helps two SeaBee veterans get into business for themselves.
https://youtu.be/GXrJ2d0SvbE VBP helps two SeaBee veterans get into business for themselves.