Come join us for our monthly meeting Virtually. Each month we have unique sponsor who present their services to our partner to help grow their business. There will be great networking opportunities, food & drinks and an informative presentation.
5:00pm – 5:15pm - Chapter update and official business
5:15pm – 5:45pm - Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) - DoD Skill bridge program by Joe Wallis, Director of Military Engagement, Microsoft Military Affairs & Dan Shumate, Lead hiring partner engagement, Microsoft Software and Systems Academy (MSSA).
Joe Wallis is the Director of Military Engagement, Microsoft Military Affairs.
Joe is a retired Lieutenant Colonel from the United States Marine Corps Reserve. Upon commissioning as a Second Lieutenant, Joe served over five years on active duty as a Communications Officer and Recruit Training Commander. He continued serving in the Marine Corps Reserve with 28 years of combined active and reserve service. After 9/11/2001, Joe served over 5 years on active duty. He supported NATO accession in Eastern Europe with the U.S. European Command and led training for United Nations Peacekeeping Missions in Central and South America for the U.S. Southern Command. Joe completed his reserve time on active orders with Headquarters Marine Corps Manpower Management in Quantico, VA.
Joe’s corporate experience has been in talent acquisition, and engagement. He has held staffing, consulting and leadership positions with Bradley-Morris, Accenture, A.T. Kearney Executive Search and Washington Mutual Bank. His recruiting experience spans over 20 years supporting IT, Manufacturing, Finance, Consulting and Supply Chain. His experience in recruiting has largely been focused on transitioning service members. He is honored to have a role at Microsoft that allows him to serve military veterans.
Joe has a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in Political Science and a M.A. from the University of Miami in International Relations. He has also studied at the Naval War College, Joint Forces Staff College, and the National Defense University.
Dan Shumate, Lead hiring partner engagement, Microsoft Software and Systems Academy (MSSA).
With hundreds of companies who have hired MSSA graduates, and new companies engaging regularly, he facilitates communication between MSSA participants and hiring partners.
An Army veteran and MSSA graduate himself, Dan helped launch three, and manage four, separate MSSA locations before shifting into his current role. Since completing MSSA, he obtained a BS in Technical Management, MS in Project Management and attained the PMP certification. In support of MSSA, Dan has helped hundreds of transitioning military members and veterans find meaningful employment.
5:45pm – 6.15pm - Core note
6:15pm – 6.30pm - Closing
We hope to see you all there!
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