NaVOBA Names 2019 Veteran’s Business Enterprises® of the Year

DALLAS (November 7, 2019): The National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) announced today the 2019 Veteran’s Business Enterprises® of the Year (VBEOY). The Veteran’s Business Enterprise of the Year award is a prestigious honor bestowed annually outstanding U.S. military veteran business owners. The VBEOY awardees demonstrate the finest attributes crucial in leading a flourishing business; sustained business growth and success; and a strong drive to cultivate veteran entrepreneurship. Additional veteran-owned businesses in the following categories are honored Read more…

NaVOBA Names Top 2019 Best Corporations for Veteran’s Business Enterprises® Companies recognized for creating business opportunities for vetrepreneurs.

NaVOBA Names Top 2019 Best Corporations for Veteran’s Business Enterprises® Companies recognized for creating business opportunities for vetrepreneurs.   DALLAS (November 7, 2019): The National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) announced today the best U.S. corporations committed to working with veteran-owned businesses in 2019 using data and responses from the 2019 Best Corporations for Veteran’s Business Enterprises® (BCVBE) Survey. This prestigious list honors those large corporations that most successfully engage the nation’s certified Veteran’s and Service-Disabled Veteran’s Read more…

VBE Spotlight: Translation Services International

Business: Translation Services International Founder: Frank Semmens, served in the United States Navy from 1957-1962 Frank  told us, ” I founded the business in 1990, in Rochester, NY serving the needs of regional businesses such as Xerox, Kodak, Bausch & Lomb, Dresser-Rand and many regional technical manufacturers.” Who we are: USA-based Translation Services International (TSI) specializes in effective communication around the world. Our team of expert translators and project managers understand language nuance and help you Read more…

VBE Spotlight: Home Captain

Business: Home Captain Founder: Grant Moon, he served in the Army Reserves 1998-2019. Home Captain is a real estate technology innovator, established in 2013,  combining bank, lender, and Realtor® services into a one-stop shop for consumer home buying, selling, and financing. Within its suite of conversion optimization products and services, Home Captain boasts a web and mobile MLS-integrated home search app, an AI-powered chatbot for re-engaging mortgage leads, world-class real estate concierge services, portfolio incubation Read more…

NaVOBA and Capital One announce the 2019 LGBT Veteran’s Business Enterprise® of the Year

NaVOBA and Capital One, in partnership with the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), announced the 2019 LGBT Veteran’s Business Enterprises® of the Year as part of the LGBTUnity Conference in Tampa. NaVOBA’s Veteran’s Business Enterprises® of the Year is a prestigious honor bestowed annually to an elite selection of America’s veteran business owners working as supplier partners to NaVOBA’s Corporate Allies. “NaVOBA’s Veteran’s Business Enterprise® of the Year awards have celebrated the incredible diversity Read more…

Katie Bigelow, Women’s Veteran Business Enterprise of the Year award Finalist

 Katie Bigelow is the President of Mettle Ops and one of the Women’s Veteran Business Enterprise of the Year  Finalists. She served in the United States Army as a Blackhawk Pilot and Medevac. Mettle Ops was created in 2013 in Sterling Heights, MI to offer these services: federal acquisition consulting and business development, engineering services, program management, and procurement.   Mettle Ops has two customer groups.  The first group is the federal government.  The market Read more…

Wendy Perry, Women’s Veteran Business Enterprise of the Year Award Finalist

Wendy Perry, CEO Catalyst Executive Advising and Development Army, Lieutenant Colonel  – 1994- 2015, She joined the  R.O.T.C. to have the ability to afford college. She was a Registered Nurse in the army. We provide Executive / Leadership Coaching; Executive Assessment, Training and Development; Leadership Consulting; Performance Enhancement; Training Seminars, Workshops & Webinars; Keynote Speaking. Our primary customers are C-Suite, Executive-level Leadership, High Potentials, Professionals desiring to move to the next level. I co-founded Catalyst Read more…

Exclusive NaVOBA Discount for the Business Beyond the Battlefield Conference

NaVOBA is excited to work with our friends at the Veteran’s Business Outreach Center at the University of Texas at Arlington for the Business Beyond the Battlefield Conference during National Veteran’s Small Business Week. This event provides an excellent opportunity for Certified VBEs® and SDVBEs® to connect with NaVOBA’s Corporate Allies and other VBEs to grow business relationships. When: November 6-9, 2019 Where: Arlington, Texas The Business Beyond the Battlefield Conference provides collaborative, hands-on, interactive Read more…

VBE Spotlight: Bancroft Capital, LLC

Bancroft Capital, LLC Founded in 2017 by Cal Quinn, Navy Veteran: 1997 – 2002 Services Provided: Institutional Brokerage and Investment Banking Bancroft was founded on the ideal that no disabled veteran should be viewed as a charity but instead a highly sought-after commodity. Their capacity to excel does in fact exceed them as their able-bodied selves; the resilience developed through the recovery process has enhanced their capacity to achieve greatness.  This thesis statement was given Read more…