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Nov 11, 2019

Change the Narrative, Ignite Imagination!

Let's change more lives in 2020, together! The COMMIT Foundation is refining a high-impact, individualized approach to t...

Let's change more lives in 2020, together! The COMMIT Foundation is refining a high-impact, individualized approach to transition services for our nation’s high performing veterans. We are dedicated to addressing the many challenges US military servicemembers face as they transition out of the military and into civilian life and to helping servicemembers and veterans discover their purpose, both personally and professionally. When you provide information, bolster confidence and ignite imagination, you change lives for the better. Join us in changing the lives of our transitioning servicemembers and veterans! VIDEO: Emily Miller - Pay It Forward

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  • Oct 29, 2019

    The COMMIT Foundation is Hiring for a Director of Veteran Services!

    The COMMIT Foundation is changing the way veterans and Corporate America think about military transition by providing high touch transition support that becomes the standard nationwide so veterans in all communities can access services helping them identify their passions, build strong networks, and leverage their skills in civilian careers. The organization seeks a Director of Veteran Services dedicated to assisting a diverse population of veterans find meaning and purpose after their time in uniform. Benefits Include: Competitive Salary, Paid Time Off, Health Insurance Coverage for Employee, Matching IRA, Cell Phone Stipend Please see (PDF) to learn more.

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  • Oct 15, 2019

    COMMIT's 6th Annual Gala in Honor of Transitioning Veterans

    The COMMIT Foundation will gather the evening of November 8, 2019 at The Four Seasons in Washington, D.C. for the 6th Annual Changing the Narrative Gala. Once a year, we break bread with friends, supporters, veterans and servicemembers to celebrate our transitioning veterans and support COMMIT programming. Secure your table today through sponsorship of the event. Details available HERE Contact Shannon Kopp at shannon.kopp@commitfoundation.org with inquiries about sponsorship and table purchases.

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  • May 6, 2019

    The COMMIT Foundation Announces Growth Strategy Including Promotion of Executive Director and Hiring of Two New Officers

    SEE OUR NEWSLETTER HERE FOR DETAILS COMMIT is hiring a Chief Operating Officer and a Chief Development OfficerCOMMIT Executive Director named Chief Executive OfficerFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Bozeman, Montana, May 6, 2019 - The COMMIT Foundation (COMMIT) announced the latest move in the veteran service organization’s growth strategy. Anne Meree Craig, Co-Founder and formerly Executive Director, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer. And, in alignment with organizational growth, the Board of Directors is pleased to announce the creation and opening of two new positions - a Chief Operating Officer (COO) and a Chief Development Officer (CDO). The COO and CDO positions are open for application immediately and will remain open until May 16. The COO is responsible for overseeing day-to-day administrative and operational functions of the business. The CDO is responsible for expanding and diversifying COMMIT’s donor base, working closely with the CEO, COO and Board of Directors to build a multi-year development strategy. Those interested in applying for the COO position should send a cover letter and resume to Charlie Bailey at charlie.bailey@commitfoundation.org. Those interested in applying for the CDO position should send a cover letter and resume to Maggie Collins at maggie@commitfoundation.org. 2018 was a year of tremendous growth for COMMIT. Having served almost 600 veterans and raising over $1M, the organization is realigning staff leadership to meet the demand for COMMIT services. The COMMIT Foundation is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to help exceptional American servicemembers and veterans into successful roles and careers post-service. COMMIT provides individualized, high touch transition services to post-9/11 US servicemembers and veterans, helping them identify their passions, build strong networks, and leverage their skills in civilian careers. For more information, please visit www.commitfoundation.org or contact the CEO below: Anne Meree Craig Chief Executive Officer The COMMIT Foundation info@commitfoundation.org (571) 306-1323

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  • Apr 15, 2019

    The Latest Newsletter From COMMIT April 2019

    The COMMIT Foundation is excited with 2019 after our most successful year to date! See our latest NEWSLETTER that caps off activities with highlights in support of the veteran community. We are honored to play a role in the transition of our nation’s finest as they separate from military service. COMMIT continues to grow well into 2019 with exceptional workshops led by expert facilitators, veterans and veteran spouses supported by high-level executive mentors in the private sector. A special thank you to an incredible network of mentors, partners, and donors. A Team of Teams that make such a great impact on our program participants and the VSO space.

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  • Mar 2, 2019

    Phil Caruso JD/MBA '19 HBS Blog Entry

    Phil Caruso, JD/MBA '19, has served as a U.S. Air Force officer for seven years on active duty and four years in the reserve. He continues to pay his luck forward as a Co-Director of the Harvard Veterans Organization and as the Corporate Secretary of The COMMIT Foundation, at which he helps veterans find personal and professional purpose after military service. In this three-part series, Phil Caruso discusses how to set career goals after the military, how to pursue a JD/MBA, and how to get the most out of your graduate education. - Harvard Business School MBA Voices Blog See the full article here!

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  • Feb 6, 2019

    The COMMIT Foundation Welcomes 2019!

    The COMMIT Foundation is excited to kick off 2019 with workshops in Hobe Sound, FL and Bozeman, MT this week. Despite tripling our numbers served in 2018, COMMIT continuously found ways to increase the impact we had on the people we served. Tailored to every individual, the effectiveness of our approach is reflected in our survey results which include over 99% stating they would recommend COMMIT programming to a friend or colleague. Please see our 2018 Impact Report! Additionally, we are thrilled to announce the recent launch of COMMIT’s new website and Digital Library! With hundreds of new videos from COMMIT mentors located across the country and in a variety of industries, the Digital Library is an example of COMMIT’s unique ability to provide insight and perspective on the most important questions our veterans face as they transition.Thank you to all of the COMMIT Alumni and Mentors that made this possible!

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  • Nov 15, 2018

    COMMIT conducts a workshop in Bethesda, MD focused on Management Consulting

    The COMMIT Team provides another high impact workshop at Bethesda, Maryland for another Pursuing Your Purpose transition workshop for those interested in Management Consulting on November 7th and 8th. A very special thank you to BCG for hosting this event and the many mentors and coaches who facilitated in this workshop. Sixteen outstanding service members participated in the workshop where they spent time discussing their transition from service, planning their next steps, and engaging with a group of exceptional mentors with various industry and extensive background experience.

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  • Nov 10, 2018

    The Latest Newsletter from COMMIT for the 3rd Quarter

    The COMMIT Foundation releases its recent Newsletter to cap off activities for the third quarter in support of the veteran community. We are honored to serve such exceptional veterans! COMMIT gathered friends to celebrate our 5th Annual Changing the Narrative Gala in Washington, DC on November 9, 2018 that celebrated our transitioning veterans and to raise funds to support COMMIT’s transition programs. The COMMIT Foundation was highlighted in both Annual Reports for Guggenheim and Tuck’s Next Step Program at Dartmouth. Our Executive Director Anne Meree Craig pens article about Leading with Values as part of the Inaugural Stand-To Veteran Leadership Cohort with the George W. Bush Institute. Anne Meree Craig was one of 33 individuals in the inaugural Stand-To class. With our new Digital Library, COMMIT has more than doubled its pool of mentor interviews which are specially focused on the subjects that transitioning servicemembers find most difficult to overcome: COMMIT’s Digital LibrarySee our Newsletter

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  • Oct 10, 2018

    COMMIT conducts a Pursuing Your Purpose workshop in Seattle, WA!

    The COMMIT Team provides another high impact workshop at the Starbucks Headquarters in Seattle, Washington for another Pursuing Your Purpose transition workshop on October 9th and 10th. A very special thank you to the many mentors and coaches who facilitated in this event. Sixteen outstanding service members participated in the workshop where they spent time discussing their transition from service, planning their next steps, and engaging with a group of exceptional mentors with various industry backgrounds.

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