Veteran Project Manager Mentor Alliance
Empower and equip military service members, veterans, and spouses to achieve project management career greatness through mentoring and professional development.
Realize the full potential of military veterans and spouse project managers by developing top talent and accelerating careers.
Founded in 2017
In December 2017 Eric “Doc” Wright and Joe Pusz, PMO Joe started a proof of concept which eventually became VPMMA. A select few Veterans and Mentors connected to try to concept, pairing a Veteran seeking a career in Project Management with an experienced PM. The results were immediate and VPMMA was born.
Service Members, Veterans, and Military Spouses
Mentoring with experienced Civilian Project Managers to help you start, navigate and advance your project management career.
What People Are Saying
Here are just some of the great stories being made here at VPMMA
“This program helped me understand that I already had the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the Project Management Profession. My mentor showed me how to translate my military experiences into business language and how to be successful in an interview. “
“I love working with these folks. It feels so rewarding to be a part of their success journey and to give back.
I think I always learn as much or more from being a mentor than they do. “
“I am not a Project Manager but I wanted to give back to those that serve our country. This has been the perfect outlet.
It feels great to be a part of this organization and help wherever I can.”
Latest VPMMA Articles
Having served in half a dozen countries, Dr. Gerald Lowe knows that career paths do not always follow a straight line. Dr. Lowe will walk through career phases with us, and based on where you may be in your respective careers, will look from a practical perspective at what steps can help you to Level Up in your career.
The session will provide veterans with perspectives in areas of student resources, postgraduate degree programs, STEM degree programs, research,...
The first portion of this session will focus on topics revolving around knowing yourself and how you can leverage that information to lead. The second portion will focus on how to respond vs. react during troublesome times. The last portion of the session will be a discussion focusing on the great opportunities and challenges provided in our lives and how we can level up because of them.