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PRESS RELEASE - How the DVBA Helps Insurance Firms

The DVBA supports disabled veterans through mentorship, advocation, education, and promoting and navigating the joys and pitfalls of business ownership. The Disabled Veteran Business Alliance has formed a task force to assist insurance companies better understand the benefits of working with DVBE’s and can also help them identify corporate ready suppliers across the many services and goods.

Statistical Information
  • - Over 1 million recently discharged veterans go into business for themselves.
  • - 40% of recently discharged (post gulf war)veterans are going into business for themselves as opposed to 10% during Vietnam era
  • - 1 out of every 10 small business in the US are veteran owned, yet we make up less than 1% of the population
  • - 1 out of every 7 franchises are veteran owned · We contribute over $6 billion in annual receipts and employ over 6 million
  • - Veterans are twice as likely to succeed over other small business
  • - Twice as likely to hire our veteran brothers and sisters; which reduces the social burden cost to society in the US, i.e., healthcare costs, prescription drugs, welfare, etc, which helps the veteran, the family, the community and the nation
  • - 8 million military member have served since 1991, 6.6 million are now out of the service, 30% of those have a service connected disability
  • - 2.4 million service disabled veterans are out there since the gulf war
  • - 40% of us will go into business for ourselves
  • - By 2020 the current veteran population will outnumber those who have served in previous wars of the 20th Century
  • - The woman veteran entrepreneurs are the fasted growing small business segment in the country

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PRESS RELEASE - DVBA Announces New Team Members

The DVBA is has successfully created the infrastructure to scale and grow the organization with increased stability.

April 3, 2017 - The Disabled Veterans Business Alliance (DVBA) today announced William Osgood, Michelle Matthews, and Tyler Byrne to its sponsor management, accounting, communications, and event planning departments.

As an experienced business owner and Los Angeles DVBA chapter president, William Osgood will lead the charge in serving as the organization’s primary interface for corporate and member relations.

“William is the perfect candidate for the job since he’s worked with many of our sponsors over the years and already has a working relationship,” said Rene Cota, Executive Director of DVBA. “We’re very proud to have him on board.”

Michelle Mathews has many years of accounting experience and is a UCLA alumni with a B.A. in Economics. Michelle will manage the DVBA’s new hi-tech accounting system, leveraged by Google Drive and Quickbooks Cloud. Michelle will serve as the accounting director for the DVBA.

“Michelle is a tremendous asset to the organization because of her relentless focus on details and improving financial performance for the DVBA.” said Rene Cota.

Tyler Byrne is a bonafide business owner and entrepreneur with many years of event planning, graphic design, web marketing, and communications experience. He has over 15 years of event planning and project management experience at various locations. Moreover, Tyler has planned, produced, and managed twelve successful conventions in AZ, TX, and CA venues which include over 1,200 sponsors and exhibitors per venue.

“With the addition of Tyler Byrne and his diversified skill-set to handle a broad range of technical tasks, the DVBA has the edge and extended capacity to manage information, communications, and marketing,” said Rene Cota. “We’re excited to have him.”


Invitation - Keeping The Promise “Celebrating Success”

Keeping The Promise “Celebrating Success" - APRIL 25 – 27, 2017 THE RIO HOTEL, 3700 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103

Three days of peer-to-peer networking, break-outs, training, speakers, and multiple opportunities to help Veteran & Disabled Veteran business owners and entrepreneurs grow their businesses in 2017.

KTP CELEBRATING SUCCESS is the best place for companies and agencies to connect with a broad base of the DVBA’s qualified & certified Disabled Veteran-owned business and general contractor community.

Many of DVBA’s Veteran business members are engaged, motivated, and actively seeking opportunities needed to move their businesses forward.

For event ticket, sponsorships, or exhibits opportunities, please click below #ktplasvegas #ktpcelebratingsuccess

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