Rogelio “Roger” Reyes, Marine Corps officer-turned-aviation supplier, has been named the first Hispanic Vetrepreneur of the Year® by the National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA), publisher of Vetrepreneur® magazine, in partnership with Microsoft and Hilton Worldwide. The Hispanic Vetrepreneur of the Year® is an expansion of NaVOBA’s prestigious Vetrepreneur of the Year® award program, which honors the finest role models the veteran-owned business movement has to offer.
Babette Maxwell, Founder and Executive Editor of Military Spouse magazine, has been named one of Folio’s 2014 Top Women in Media, in the Entrepreneur category. The inaugural award program showcases Folio’s annual list of the most influential women in media—“the ones driving the agenda for the industry and in their companies—women who are innovating in new ways and guiding their businesses into new markets…” according to the official awards release.
Victory Media announced the opening of this year’s Military Friendly® Employers survey, an online assessment based on more than a decade of research in recruiting and retaining military talent. Interested companies can qualify for rights to use the coveted Military Friendly® trademarked designation through a voluntary and rigorous assessment available at no cost. The survey is open now through September 19, 2014.
Farmers Insurance and G.I. Jobs® announced a partnership to help support service members’ transition to civilian careers.In celebration of the newly formed relationship, the companies paid tribute to America’s military heroes with a special patriotic paint scheme on NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne’s No. 5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet SS for the July 5 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Daytona Beach, Fla. The design featured the logo of G.I. Jobs, the premier print and digital resource for veterans to find success in a civilian career.