Veterans & Military Council of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce to present 2024 Veterans Leadership Summit

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LEHIGH VALLEY, PA – The Chamber’s Veterans & Military Council is proud to present the inaugural Veterans Leadership Summit on Wednesday, June 12th, 2024 from 7:30 AM – 12 Noon at University Center at DeSales University (2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA).

Join us for a half day focused on veterans in business, veteran entrepreneurs, student veterans, and HR leadership, recruiters, or any business leader/owner looking to hire veteran talent in their workplace. The summit’s goal is to foster innovation and collaboration amongst the military veteran business community to further empower veterans in business.


7:30 AM – Breakfast/Registration/Networking

8 AM – Welcome Remarks

8:15 AM – Opening Keynote

  • Brigadier General Maureen Weigl, PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

9:00 AM – How to successfully hire and retain a veteran workforce

  • Crystal Houser (U.S. Army) -Director of Bureau of Workforce Partnership & Operations at the PA Department of Labor & Industry
  • Robert Opp (U.S. Army) – Veteran Recruitment at TD Bank
  • Mihai S. Sofronie (U.S. Army) – Veteran Employee Resource Group (ERG) Lead and Global Category Director, Professional Services at Olympus Corporation

9:50 AM – Break

10:00 AM – The entrepreneurial spirit of a military veteran

  • Jeffrey Hanks (U.S. Army) – Military Personnel Division Chief, TAP Transition Assistance Program Coordinator, U.S. Army War College
  • Daniel “PJ” Kohli (U.S. Marine Corps) – Founder of veteran-owned Prize, and Bunker Labs graduate
  • Andrea Grannum-Mosley (U.S. Army) – Dean of Workforce, Community Engagement & Technical Education at Lehigh Carbon Community College

10:50 AM – Break

11AM – Noon – Closing Keynote

Tickets include breakfast, networking, keynote presentations, panel discussion, vendor exhibits

Who: The Veterans & Military Council 

What: The Veterans & Military Council’s Veterans Leadership Summit

When: Wednesday, June 12, 2024 from 7:30am-12:00pm

Where DeSales University – 2755 Station Ave, Center Valley, PA 18034

Register here



Information provided to TVL by:
Bailey Muhl
Member Relations Manager
Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce