Speakers also include Lindsay Bradford – Vice President of Military Spouse Programs and Joseph Pennington – Allstate Director of Military & Veteran Programs.
Vice President of Military Spouse Programs, Victory Media
After being named the 2016 Armed Forces Insurance Navy Spouse of the Year, the opportunity arose to become part of the team that stands behind these spouses, and she immediately knew this is where she was meant to be. In her role, Lindsay oversees the Military Spouse brand, which includes digital, print and the Town Hall and Military Spouse of the Year programs. The brand provides an outlet to ensure the military spouse community is heard and respected, as well as creating an environment of open communication that allow for discussions to solve issues. Lindsay loves the intense passion and drive that you find within the military spouse community, and cannot wait to be part of the 2017 MSOY Week.
Director of Military and Veteran Programs, Allstate
Joseph Pennington is the Director of Military and Veteran Programs for Allstate and a dedicated advocate for veteran employment in the military community. In his role, he leads the development and execution of a broad strategy, including aspects of corporate social responsibility, employee engagement, communications and recruitment. Following his 12 years as a U.S Navy Seabee, Joseph served as the Veteran Employment Director for the Veteran Outreach Program of Illinois and has created and led numerous military hiring programs in the private sector. Joseph continues to be a strong voice for service members and Veterans through board memberships of various charitable organizations.