February 1, 2018: NextOp Louisiana Launch Party

Following the Veteran Transition Workshop, please join us for complimentary refreshments after the workshop during the official NextOp Louisiana Launch Party!

Attendees from the Veteran Transition Workshop are welcome and highly encouraged to join. Seize your chance to meet other veterans, industry professionals seeking military talent, and connect with organizations assisting with service members’ post-military transition.

Click Here to Register for the Veteran Transition Workshop!

This event is sponsored by: NextOp, Travis Manion Foundation (TMF), New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA), Bastion Community of Resilience (Bastion), and the New Orleans VFW (NOLA VFW)

VETERAN TRANSITION WORKSHOP PARTNERS & SPONSORS

NextOp Veterans

NextOp recruits, trains, and places high-performing middle-enlisted military leaders into Industry careers.

NextOp provides companies with world-class, skilled candidates and coaches them on how to be effective employees. Our mentors work with each transitioning veteran to adjust to their new roles and cultivate the necessary skills to excel in field work, increasing satisfaction and reducing turnover for these positions. We serve those who have served so many—our hardworking veterans.

New Orleans Business Alliance

NOLABA, a non-profit organization, is led by a 17-member board of directors, composed of a cross section of New Orleans leaders, including the Mayor and representatives of the city’s diverse industries. As the city’s official economic development partnership and the hub of its business community, NOLABA can help inform, educate and prepare you to capitalize on the many opportunities New Orleans has to offer.

Bastion Community

Bastion, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is an intentionally designed neighborhood in New Orleans for returning warriors and families. Through our powerful community model which incubates meaningful relationships that endure for a lifetime, we will sustain a thriving recovery from the wounds and casualties of war.​

Travis Manion Foundation

TMF is strengthening America’s national character. In an increasingly divisive cultural climate, they unite and strengthen communities. Our nation needs role models that inspire and we should look no further than the civic assets already living in our communities. Veterans and families of the fallen are leading the charge, pushing us to be better versions of ourselves and improving our collective character.

New Orleans VFW

The VFW was founded in 1899 by veterans of the Spanish American War, and there have been posts in New Orleans since the early 20th Century. VFW Post 8973 was founded by World War II and Korean War Veterans who lived in the Irish Channel Neighborhood and it thrived for decades. As the older generation passed away, the Post went into decline and was almost shuttered. A generation of veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have revived the Post and it has become a place where returning vets can gather and re-kindle the sense of camaraderie they felt while in uniform.

Date and Time
Thursday, February 01, 2018
1700 to 1900
Location
Bastion Community of Resilience
1901 Mirabeau Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70122

NextOp Placements since 2015


February 08, 2018: Industrial Trades Warrior for Life Luncheon

Military Veterans – are you interested in a career in Oil & Gas, Construction, or Manufacturing? Join us for a networking luncheon where you will connect with employers that are passionate about hiring military veterans to accelerate their companies.

This is a FREE event for veterans. You will be matched with employers that are currently hiring for high-demand trades jobs and are seeking out motivated military veterans for priority hiring. Experience in these industries is not required- you just need to have an interest in breaking into one of them.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity – multiple on-the-spot job offers were made at the last event!

Seating is limited, so register today before it’s too late!

If you are a Company that would like to sponsor and/or attend this event, please register here!

IT WARRIOR FOR LIFE PARTNERS

NEXTOP, INC.

NextOp recruits, trains, and places high-performing middle-enlisted military leaders into Industry careers.

NextOp provides companies with world-class, skilled candidates and coaches them on how to be effective employees. Our mentors work with each transitioning veteran to adjust to their new roles and cultivate the necessary skills to excel in field work, increasing satisfaction and reducing turnover for these positions. We serve those who have served so many—our hardworking veterans.

Veterans in Construction

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)

ABC is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. ABC’s membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors.

Lone Star Veterans Assocation (LSVA)

LSVA is the largest post-9/11 veteran membership group in the state of Texas. While they focus on programming and marketing towards the post-9/11 community, they are also an inclusive organization with supporters that include veterans from every era of military service, military spouses, and civilians. LSVA became a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in 2010.

East Harris County Manufacturers Association

The East Harris County Manufacturers Association (EHCMA) is a professional organization that includes more than 130 manufacturing companies. They are dedicated to providing jobs, upholding environmental standards and providing a better quality of life for their neighbors in and around the Greater Houston area.

Date and Time
Thursday, February 08, 2018
1100 to 1300
Location
Partnership Tower – Greater Houston Partnership
701 Avenida de las Americas, Suite 900
Houston, TX 77010

NextOp Placements since 2015