Veterans Employment Symposium of Northwest Ohio

TOLEDO, OH- A local public-private partnership has formed to present the 2014 Veterans Employment Symposium of Northwest Ohio.

The Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, Job1USA Veterans Division, Ohio Means Jobs, and McGladrey Accounting are proud to present the Veterans Employment Symposium of Northwest Ohio. This event will be held on December 9th 2014 from 8:30am to 12:00 noon at the Toledo Club. The keynote speaker of the event is Marine Corps Veteran Josh Mandel, the Treasurer of the State of Ohio.

This a unique event, geared toward employers and Human Resource professionals who either currently hire or are considering hiring veterans. The goal of the event is to share best practices in sourcing, hiring and retaining veterans. Bruce Rumpf, the CEO of Job1USA, and a Viet Nam Era Veteran, feels “Hiring veterans is the smart thing to do, and it is good for our businesses.”

This event is a public-private partnership with speakers who will cover several topics including Federal Tax Credits for hiring qualified veterans, the Value of Hiring Veterans, Veterans Hiring and Retention Best Practices, and Dispelling the Myth of PTSD. The event is free to attend and will begin at 8:30 am with networking and refreshments; speakers starting at 9:00 am. The event will conclude at 12:00 noon, speakers and additional resources will be available for questions after the event.

For reservations please call (419) 315-1997 or email You can also find reservations at under the Veterans Employment Symposium. Spaces are limited and will be available on a first come first serve basis.


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