The podcast has officially reached more than 10,000 hits. We are truly grateful that all of you have taken the time to listen. This week continues the trend of great interviews with Navy Veteran Jared Lyon. Jared is the President & CEO of Student Veterans of America. Jared was our #VeteranOfTheDay in January 2016.
Jared Lyon was appointed President and CEO of Student Veterans of America (SVA) on January 4, 2016, overseeing all aspects of the organization. He initially joined the professional staff of SVA in 2014 as the chief development officer and executive vice president of operations. In this role Jared forged critical partnerships and secured record grant funding for SVA. Named National Student Veteran of the Year by SVA in 2011, Lyon has come full circle to lead the organization he credits with his educational success.
Covered in Episode 18:
- Q&A from our Facebook Chat on Wednesday
- Interview with Navy Veteran Jared Lyon
- Enlisting in the Navy
- Getting a letter from his dad
- Transitioning and becoming a student Veteran
- Serving as President of SVA
- Advice to student veterans
- Exploring education benefits offered by VA
- #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Jeremy Holt
The full transcript for this episode can be found here.