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Military Veterans

When Justin retired from the Marine Corps, he returned home to become a fierce advocate for military veterans and their families. In 2012, the Virginia Legislature passed a resolution highlighting Justin’s continued support of veterans and other wounded warriors. Also in 2015, Justin co-founded a nonprofit organization that provides innovative and impactful networking events for veterans and their family members on a national basis. He served on the Board of Directors for the Wounded Warrior Project, and his writing on military and leadership issues were published in The Washington Post, Time, CNN, The Atlantic, Forbes Magazine and other media outlets. 

Among his strongest passions for veterans was helping them find employment. In 2015, he completed his first book, My Battlefield, Your Office, which applies military le adership skills to the private sector. And in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Justin authored the book From “We Will” to “At Will” , an authoritative and interactive guidebook about veteran and military spouse employment. 

In 2018, he became the Chief Business Development Officer for JobPaths, a robust hiring platform for military veterans and their loved ones, as well as people with disabilities, formerly incarcerated individuals, women and minorities. Through his great work with the company, he helped bring the company's robust workforce development tool to veterans across the country thanks to partnerships with major organizations and agencies such as SHRM, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Hope for the Warriors, and New York City's Department of Veteran Services. In addition, he developed training materials specifically for HR managers and recruiters to learn about the best practices in hiring, onboarding, and retaining military veterans and their spouses.