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NATIONAL VETERANS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (NVBDC) INITIATES A NEW “MILITARY AND VETERAN ORGANIZATION TASK FORCE”

NVBDC leadership is expanding to bring organizations together whose purpose is to develop and promote the success and growth of Service Disabled and Veteran-Owned Businesses.

Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Kathy Poynton, Director, NVBDC MVO Task Force Kathy Poynton previously worked with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation as the National Director of Event Operations & Specialty Events, “Hiring Our Heroes”. Where she created, organized, and executed Veteran hiring events stateside and overseas. She supervised and mentored a team of seven event planners that have executed over 1,100 hiring events resulting in employment of 31,000 veterans nationwide. Kathy personally executed 147 hiring events. Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Kathy Poynton served over 32 years in service, over 24 of those years in active duty status. During her military career she has deployed to Honduras, Panama, Turkey, Kuwait, and Afghanistan. Kathy received numerous awards during her service including Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal and Iraqi Campaign Medal.
Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Kathy Poynton, Director, NVBDC MVO Task Force Kathy Poynton previously worked with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation as the National Director of Event Operations & Specialty Events, “Hiring Our Heroes”. Where she created, organized, and executed Veteran hiring events stateside and overseas. She supervised and mentored a team of seven event planners that have executed over 1,100 hiring events resulting in employment of 31,000 veterans nationwide. Kathy personally executed 147 hiring events. Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Kathy Poynton served over 32 years in service, over 24 of those years in active duty status. During her military career she has deployed to Honduras, Panama, Turkey, Kuwait, and Afghanistan. Kathy received numerous awards during her service including Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal and Iraqi
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NATIONAL VETERANS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (NVBDC) INITIATES A NEW “MILITARY AND VETERAN …

Detroit, MI, Sept. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) Certification is the leading certification organization to ensure credible and reliable documentation exists of Veteran status, ownership and operational control. NVBDC has become recognized as the source for corporations seeking certified Service-Disabled/Veteran Owned Businesses (SD/VOBs). Our organizational structure consists of the Board of Directors, Advisory Board, Officers and Staff, and is designed to bring diverse teams together to create a force that strengthens the visibility of Veteran business owners of all sizes in the corporate marketplace.  

“Over the past seven years since we created the NVBDC we have seen limited efforts by the major Military Service Organizations (MSOs) and the Veteran service organizations (VSO’s) in trying to help our veteran business owners succeed. We have watched the launch of many government and educational programs designed to help Veterans learn to start and grow a business. Unfortunately,

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