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Geaux Veterans Community

  1. 1. Geaux VeteransOur Heroes…Our Community! Angela E. Guidroz CEO/ Executive Director Office: 225.627.5525 Wednesday, January 05, 2011
  2. 2. For Impact Organization Our Purpose Creating Career Pathways for the Veteran Community. Our Message      Geaux Mentoring® Geaux Work® and Geaux Leaders Institute ® invests in our workforce and communities while serving those Active Military Transitioning, Active Guard and Reserve and all Honorably Discharged Veterans who have served a grateful nation.
  3. 3. The Message Geaux Veterans Create career pathways and mentoring programs that support the individual Veteran's Career Goals while partnering with Employers through national and local best practices that invest in our Veteran/Military workforce in the state of Louisiana The Leaders Institute will further develop those goals into the future for the state of Louisiana Citizens.
  4. 4. The Programs Geaux Mentoring® Central clearinghouse of trained workforce ready Veterans and Employers who hire them at the community level. (efficiency) Geaux Leaders Institute® Developing Louisiana leaders through military leadership principles. (effectiveness) Geaux Work® Creation of sustaining service offerings that will provide Careers for Veterans internally and connect them with external possibilities. (innovation, effectiveness, sustainability)
  5. 5. Sustainability Model Geaux Veterans will focus on sustainability through private foundation funding, public support, corporate sponsorship, philanthropic giving, onsite and ecommerce sale of specialized training programs and services. The Veteran employment goal internally will be at 75% or higher. Service Offerings Certified Microsoft Business Partner Office 365, Cloud Business Implementation Certified Adobe Business Catalyst Partner Non-Profit Technology Consulting and Implementation B2B Consulting Recruitment Training Tax and Business Incentives for Veteran Employment Business Sustainability built around working smarter Technology applications utilizing Geaux Veterans internal model Marketing and Branding as a Military Friendly Employer with actual ROI to measure and report to the community on the succuess.
  6. 6. The Community
  7. 7. The Competition Organizations in need of Funding Mentoring programs offer a coaching relationship for Veterans and business alike. Through partnerships with establish trade apprenticeships, technical schools, higher education and industry, Veterans Administration, Military and Service components … the only truecompetition is fear of the unknown. “What is the definition of courage? Seeing, feeling and experiencing fear, and doing what you have to in spite of it. Going to the fear and pushing forward.”
  8. 8. The Next Steps Commitment to Founding Sponsors Building in Baton Rouge for Geaux Veterans Employer and Legislative Partnerships established. Hire Staff, Write Programs, Enroll Participants and Employers Make it Happen!