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Launch of the Veteran Connect Center

April 10, 2019: 4:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Join CEG and the Veteran community for a reception and announcement of the Veteran Connect Center (VCC) on Wednesday, April 10 at the Desmond Hotel. 
(There is no charge for this event, please register below).


4:45pm: Registration Opens

5:00 – 5:50pm: Reception & Networking | King St. Courtyard

6:00 – 6:45pm: Program, including announcement of the mission of the Veteran Connect Center followed by Keynote speaker Justin Constantine | King St. Ballroom

Keynote Speaker: Justin Constantine

Justin Constantine served in the Marine Corps for sixteen years, both on active duty and as a Reservist, and retired at the rank of lieutenant colonel.  He suffered a gunshot wound to the head while in Iraq, and survived thanks to the Navy Corpsman and other Marines with him that day.

Despite his injury, Justin continued to practice law at the Department of Justice and with a counter-terrorism unit at the FBI, and in 2014 graduated with honors from Georgetown University with an advanced law degree in National Security Studies. In 2015, Justin wrote, My Battlefield, Your Office: Leadership Lessons From the Front Lines, taking celebrated leadership practices from the Marine Corps and applying them to the private sector.  

Justin is a Presidential Leadership Scholar, was named a Champion of Change by President Obama, and was also one of the wounded warriors painted by President Bush in his book, Portraits of Courage.  Justin’s latest book, From “We Will” to “At Will”, was recently published by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  Justin is now the Chief Business Development Officer at JobPath, the most robust and fastest growing veteran employment platform in the country.


There is no cost to attend, however registration is required.

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About the Veteran Connect Center:

The Center for Economic Growth’s Veteran Connect Center (VCC) serves those who have served us by connecting Veterans and their families to career, educational, and community resources. The Center provides programming and information to businesses and institutions in New York’s Capital Region interested in hiring, educating and supporting our Veterans.

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April 10, 2019
4:45 pm - 6:45 pm


The Desmond Hotel
660 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, NY 12211 United States
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