Veterans on Wall Street: Honoring and Employing our Veterans

Veterans on Wall Streetâ„¢ Announces Keynote Speakers for Fifth Annual Symposium

Nov 03, 2015

NEW YORK -- Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS), a consortium of more than 50 financial services firms including Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and HSBC, is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for the fifth annual Veteran Employment Symposium and Hiring Fair on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at Goldman Sachs’ headquarters in New York City.

The 2015 Symposium will once again bring together corporate representatives across all industries, transitioning service members and their families, military and government leaders, veterans support organizations and others who have a shared interest in veterans’ employment issues. Featured speakers and panel participants include: 

• Robert A. McDonald, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs
• Bob Woodruff, ABC News Correspondent; Co-founder, Bob Woodruff Foundation
• Ray Kelly, Former Commissioner of the New York City Police Department
• Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA), former Marine Corps officer and congressional representative
• Dr. J.D. Crouch II, CEO and President, USO
• Michael Corbat, CEO, Citigroup
• Jacques Brand, CEO, North America, Deutsche Bank
• Lloyd C. Blankfein, Chairman and CEO, Goldman Sachs
• Patrick J. Burke, CEO and President, HSBC USA
• JR Martinez, former US Army soldier and “Dancing with the Stars” alum

Event 2015 VOWS Veteran Employment Symposium and Hiring Fair

Date: November 10, 2015

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Goldman Sachs Conference Center, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282

Agenda: Morning Veteran Symposium (7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.): Provide veterans and their spouses with information and best practices to assist with their transition from the military to civilian life. Resources include a professional resume review (provided at no cost) and networking lunch.  

“Hiring our Heroes” Job Fair (12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.): As part of “Hiring our Heroes,” a nationwide effort to help veterans and their spouses find employment, participants will have the opportunity to network with more than 50 employers and learn about transition opportunities.

Afternoon Corporate Symposium (12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.): Designed to convene members of the corporate community to address the most critical issues related to the hiring and integration of veterans into the civilian workforce. 

Additional information: Attendance is free of charge, although seating is limited.

For additional information and registration for the Symposium and Resource Fair, please visit the VOWS Corporate Website.

Press RSVPs should be sent to Tiffany Galvin (, 212-357-0019)

Veterans on Wall Street is also the presenting sponsor of the Stand up for Heroes concert to benefit the Bob Woodruff Foundation on Tuesday, November 10, at the Theater at Madison Square Garden.  For more information about Stand up for Heroes, visit

About Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS)
Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) is a consortium of more than 50 financial services firms dedicated to honoring former and current military personnel by facilitating career and business opportunities in the financial services industry. For more information, please visit or follow @VeteransonWS on Twitter.

Media Contacts:
Citi: Kamran Mumtaz,, 212-793-7682
Deutsche Bank: Troy Gravitt,, 212-250-4875
Goldman Sachs: Tiffany Galvin,, 212-357-0019
HSBC: Rob Sherman,, 212-525-6901

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