Businesses that Support Veterans
The businesses in this category have dedicated a significant portion of their work to ensure that veterans, military service members, and their families have a number of diverse resources and opportunities available to them. These companies recognize the challenges that veterans face during the transition into civilian life, and as such, have created impactful and purposeful programs that provide a benefit to the veteran community. The individuals selected for this category are those that led the charge for these companies in 2016, promoting veteran-specific initiatives that aim to highlight the skills, leadership and experiences of the veteran community.
Greg Call, Linkedin, Amazon
Greg Call serves as Talent Leader at Amazon and is a Board Member at the Travis Manion Foundation. Greg is a veteran of the Marine Corps where he served in a variety of billets with 1st Battalion 4th Marines including Rifle Platoon Commander, Intelligence Officer, and Company Executive Officer. In his last billet as Advisor Team Officer In-Charge, Greg led an advisor team attached to an Afghan Army Reconnaissance Company during combat operations in Afghanistan.
Greg holds Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Michigan and Master of Accounting Degree from Michigan State University. Since leaving the Marine Corps, Greg has dedicated his professional career to building programs and technology to eliminate the barriers to civilian employment for our veteran community. Before joining Amazon, Greg served as Head of Veterans Program at LinkedIn where he was responsible for all military veteran initiatives including specialized product features, government and nonprofit collaboration, and veteran data analysis and dissemination.