Hiring Our Heroes: Virtual Career Fair Town Hall


We are teaming up with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes initiative and Disney’s Veterans Institute for a virtual town hall on Wednesday.

The goal of this town hall is to prepare job seekers from the military community for the Hiring Our Heroes – Virtual Career Fair on Aug. 31.

Click here to register as a job seeker or employer for the virtual career fair on Aug. 31.

You can watch the town hall at 10 a.m. PT Wednesday on our 24/7 streaming channel by downloading our ABC7 app for Roku, FireTV, Apple TV and Android TV.

A panel of experts will answer questions about how to help veterans and military spouses transition successfully into a civilian career.

Panelists include:

  • Cappy Surette – Senior Manager, Executive and External Communications at Disney Parks, Experiences and Products and retired U.S. Navy Captain
  • Meredith Lozar – Vice President, Military & Veterans Affairs at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and spouse to an active duty U.S. Marine Corps serviceperson
  • Phil Martin – Talent Acquisition Manager at Enterprise Holdings, Inc. and former U.S. Marine
  • Sonia Garza – Military Spouse Fellowship Program Leader at U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes and spouse to an active duty U.S. Army Special Forces serviceperson
  • Beau Higgins – Senior Manager, Military Affairs at Amazon.com and retired U.S. Marine Corps Officer
  • Check out the following resources for veterans, military spouses, and families:

    Disney Careers/Heroes Work Here: Disney has a long history of respect and appreciation for the U.S. Armed Services. Announced in 2012, Heroes Work here is a company-wide initiative to hire, train, and support returning veterans. Search for open roles by your Armed Forces career area, military rank range, and preferred work location. Also check out the Learning & Development tab to find additional career readiness videos and tools meant to help you prepare for the next step in your career.

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