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Emily

Garrity
President, co-Founder

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Expertise: Consultant
Years Experience: 6 - 9 Years
Country: United States
Location: Illinois
Organizations: ConnectVETS.org
Title: President, co-Founder
Number of employees: 5
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Website: ConnectVETS.org
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About Me

 

EMILY GARRITY is the co- Founder & President of ConnectVETS.org, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to “Transitioning Today’s Military to Tomorrow’s Workforce” by connecting United States military Service Members and Veterans to private sector employment opportunities. 

 

She is a Marine Mom, Army wife, Army daughter, Army sister and Army niece.  She has been instrumental in the establishment and expansion of a highly specialized Veterans Employment Transition for Success (VETS) Online Curriculum and the soon to be launched Employer Partner Portal. 

 

In addition to sitting on the National Louis University’s Veterans Advisory Board, she is a member of both the Employment & Training and Education working groups with the Illinois Joining Forces initiative, and is a co-chair of the Small Business Advocacy Council’s (SBAC) Veterans Committee. 

 

Prior to these roles, she was a Board member for the GLMV Chamber, a Board Director for the Lake County Workforce Investment Board, member of Lake County Partners, Antioch Rotary and owned her own businesses.  She is a graduate of Arizona State University.

 


Reason to become an Advisor to Entrepreneurs

To help other small & midsize business owners who want to help and support our military - to directly and easily connect to these incredibly trained, skilled and talented transitioning Service Members, Veterans and their spouses, to successfully hire them, understand what they bring to the table that will help you significantly grow your business.

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