Standing Shoulder to Shoulder with Our Military Veterans: The Business Case for Hiring Military Veterans

Wednesday, November 13
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

TrueBlue, Inc.

Online Registration is Closed.  We look forward to seeing you there and are accepting walk-in's.


8:00 a.m.
                     Pastries, Coffee & Networking

8:45 a.m.     Welcome & Introductions
Robert Battles, Attorney, Eisenhower & Carlson, PLLC
Don Brunell, President, AWB

9:00 a.m.     The Legal Ins and Outs of Hiring a Veteran        Clemencia Castro-Woolery, Attorney, Eisenhower Carlson PLLC
Chad Arceneaux, Attorney, Eisenhower Carlson PLLC
Amy Johnson, MHPA, JD, strategic consultant, AWB Institute
Moderator: Robert Battles, Attorney, Eisenhower Carlson PLLC

9:45 a.m.     I Want to Hire a Veteran- How Do I Find the Right Match for my Business?
Mark Brown, Director, Directorate of Human Resources, JBLM
Todd Burgess Pacific Regional Director, Armed Forces Services Corporation
Mark Winter, Director of Sales, TrueBlue, Inc.
Greg Mowat, Veteran & Business Specialist, Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce              Hilary Cahill, Director of Recruiting, TrueBlue, Inc.
Moderator: Jason Whalen, Attorney, Eisenhower Carlson PLLC

10:45 a.m.     Break

11:00 a.m.     Hiring Veterans Makes Good Business Sense- A Company's Perspective
David Fuller, Marketing Manager NW District, Walmart
Kris Givens, Human Resources Manager NW District, Walmart
Mick James, Manager, Equal Opportunity, Starbucks Coffee Company
Richard L. Truitt MBA/MPA, Regional Veterans Employment Representative, Serving Veterans and Businesses, Renton WorkSource
Jason Whalen, Attorney, Eisenhower Carlson PLLC
Moderators - Clay Selby and Robert Battles, Attorneys, Eisenhower & Carlson, PLLC

Members: $25
Non-Members: $35


TrueBlue, Inc.
1015 A Street
Tacoma, WA 98402