Thursday, January 23, 2014

Genesis10 appoints Swaggert director of veterans outreach

Nick Swaggert.jpgNick Swaggert (MPP '11) joined Genesis10 in fall of 2013 as the director of veterans outreach. He will work to expand Genesis10's program actively recruiting vets for business and technology positions. Swaggert's goal is to leverage his experience as a veteran coupled with the need to deliver unique talent solutions to both optimize veteran's unique personal attributes with client needs.

In the company's official press release, details of Swaggert's position is described:

"Veterans deserve more than a job board. Our program provides the training and mentoring some veterans need to transition from military to corporate careers," Lippman said. "Nick will be instrumental in working with our team and clients across the country, applying his past military experience to increase understanding of and expand opportunities for former service members."

"My appointment to lead veterans outreach demonstrates Genesis10's commitment to developing and hiring talented veterans in all of the company's markets," Swaggert said. "I am very pleased to be joining Genesis10 and look forward to working with the entire team."

Prior to Genesis10, Swaggert was a Marine for Life Program Director with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, responsible for facilitating the transition of former Marines into the civilian sector. He also served as a logistics group leader at Target Corporation, where he managed a supply chain logistics team responsible for expanding the company's online presence and developed new procedures to increase online efficiency.

Swaggert earned a Bachelor's Degree in political science from Iowa State University and a Master's Degree in public policy from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. He received several achievement medals during his service and was selected as a Pat Tillman Military Scholar. Nick currently serves as a Company Commander in the Marine Corps Reserve.

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