Who We Are

Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) is an initiative dedicated to honoring former and currently military personnel by facilitating career and business opportunities in the financial services industry.

With the help of its strategic charity partner, the Bob Woodruff Foundation, and through a combination of educational initiatives, mentoring, outreach to the military, employee affinity groups, and an annual conference, VOWS promotes career development, support, and retention of veterans throughout the global financial services industry. [read more]

About Us

VOWS Pledges...

...to continually recognize and support our country’s service members and their families in peace, in crises and in war.

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...to fully recognize, honor and enforce the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act (USERRA).

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...to ensure their managers and supervisors will have the tools they need to effectively manage those employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve.

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Veterans Find Your Next Career

We've partnered with corporations nationwide to help veterans, transitioning service members and military family members find their next role. Through our career portal, you can build your resume, search for employment and access training.

And if you're an employer looking for that perfect candidate, you can recruit through our site, too.

Whether you're searching for work or recruiting for an open position, visit our career site where we can help with both - at no charge.


Since 1993


History of VOWS

  • 2010

    VOWS is founded as a 3-year coalition of 5 bulge-bracket...
  • 2013

    VOWS renews its mission based on industry interest; partners with...
  • 2015

    VOWS expands remit to year-round events; launches Task Force; expands...
  • 2019

    Veterans on Wall Street engages year round efforts with over 100 active...


Gridiron Capital Logo, Presenting VOWS Partner
HSBC Logo, Presenting VOWS Partner
UBS Logo, Presenting VOWS Partner


Citi Logo, Legion of Merit Partner


Assured Guaranty Logo, Bronze Star Partner
Barclays Logo, Bronze Star Partner
BNP Paribas Logo, Bronze Star Partner
RBC Capital Markets Logo, Bronze Star Partner
NEAR Logo, Bronze Star Partner


Amazon Military Logo, Purple Heart Partner
BlackRock Logo, Purple Heart Partner
Bloomberg Philanthropies Logo, Purple Heart Partner
Goldman Sachs Logo, Purple Heart Partner
Salesforce Logo, Purple Heart Partner
World Wide Technologies Logo, Purple Heart Partner


Academy Securities Logo, Commendation Partner
AmeriVet Securities Logo, Commendation Partner
Breakthru Beverage Group Logo, Commendation Partner
CME Group
Cross River Logo, Commendation Partner
Drexel Hamilton Logo, Commendation Partner
DTCC Logo, Commendation Partner
Macquarie Logo, Commendation Partner
Mischler Financial Group Logo, Commendation Partner
Napier Park Global Logo, Commendation Partner
Skadden Logo, Commendation Partner
Slate Logo, Commendation Partner
TD Bank Logo, Commendation Partner
Tudor Group Logo, Commendation Partner
Webster Bank Logo, Commendation Partner

Make an Impact

Interested in more? Have an idea for an event that may benefit a veteran seeking a career? Learn more about becoming a sponsor.