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The content below is taken collectively from our May 3, 2017 CMTE™ hosted by the Cleveland Clinic, and our event hosted by the Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce on May 18, 2018. Other slides with the (♠) notation, were left-in, and are from the 2016 Spring Conference series that was conducted at Lorain County Community College, Cuyahoga Community College, and Lakeland Community College.

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Welcome Slides ♠
Rick DeChant, Executive Director, Veterans Initiative, Cuyahoga Community College
Founding Board Member, NEOVETS

Military 101 for HR Professionals
Bryan A. McGown, President | CEO, GunnyRet Consulting, LLC.
Founding Board Member, and Chairman of the Board, NEOVETS

Certified Military Talent Employer™ (CMTE™) ♠
Wendy Matthews, Your Human Resources Business Partner
Founding Board Member, NEOVETS

John Gallagher, Component Repair Technologies

Hire Drilling Reserve and National Guard Members. Your Business Will Thank You!
Lisa Priolisi,  Ohio Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Military Outreach Coordinator, State Director EIP/NE OH EIP Rep

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
Gary Reeve, Attorney at Law

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Act (USERRA) ♠
Adrian Adrian C. Ribovich, Esq. Brennan, Manna & Diamond, LLC

PTSD Myths and Misconceptions
Tim Oldani, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs / Parma Vet Center

Keynote Speaker, Robert P. Stall, Major General, U.S. Army (Retired)

Practices that Work, Courtney Byham, Recruiting Program Manager, Joe Kocsis, Technical Support Team Lead, and John Crum, QA Team Lead,  Hyland, creators of OnBase® 

Tools for Employers Hiring Veterans & Military, Rick DeChant, Commander,  US Coast Guard, (Retired)

Military Compensation and Benefits, Gunnery Sergeant Brian Grimm,     U.S. Marine Corps


PTSD Myths and Misperceptions Jaymes Poling of gives us a Personal Perspective and Insights into his non-profit!

Military Candidate Screening – Andrew Guenther, Hero Experience, Cleveland Clinic


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