Mr. Mark M. Adams, a principle of The American Legion Small Business Task Force, attended the recent SBA two-day TAP Self-Employment Intensive Training Workshop Pilot at the Navy Submarine Base, Kings Bay, GA on 17 and 18 September, 2012, as an official observer.
Mr. Adams joined observers from the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Navy, the Department of Defense, SBA Headquarters and local Navy and SBA organizations to observe and support the collaborative program among the SBA, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University, the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs. This Entrepreneurial Pilot is part of the larger SBA “Operation Boots to Business” which targets and supports transitioning service members and veterans who are interested in starting their own business.
This two day TAP Entrepreneurial Intensive program is one of many available to veterans. The American Legion and The Small Business Task Force will continue to support and work with the SBA and other agencies and Veteran Support Organizations to refine these programs for veterans so they are timely, relevant and available to the greatest population of veterans as possible. The American Legion wants to insure that the best return for veterans on the resources invested in these programs is achieved. This SBA plot is well on the way to meeting that goal.
The American Legion Small Business Task Force is focused on supporting and engaging veterans into job and small business creation opportunities and is well positioned to observe, evaluate and support this training program and the SBA Operation Boots to Business. Mr. Adams is also a Service Disabled Veteran small business owner, CEO of Wymond Associates, LLC, and The American Legion nomination to the President’s Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development.
21 Sep 2012