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Business Executives and Firefighters Partner with Military Veterans to Assist in Transition to Careers in Civilian Life

MILITARY IN TRANSITION (“MIT”) FIREFIGHTER FOR A DAY

Kelly Nicholls, real estate advisor at McKinney Advisory Group and event coordinator/co-founding member of MIT Firefighter for a Day said, “I know the harrowing employment statistics and challenges that our local military service face after being discharged. However, witnessing this emotional reality of a major life change first hand was more than I had expected.”

The Healthy IT Guys

2015 HEALTHIEST COMPANIES AWARDS, SAN DIEGO, CA

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers of Southern California has been named a finalist for the 2015 Healthiest Companies Awards, presented by the San Diego Business Journal. NHSocal started its wellness program by accident and competition. CEO and Owner, Kevin Landry is competitive by nature as he was in college and encourages a healthy lifestyle whenever physically possible. Laura, VP and Employee Experience, and him began a friendly competition on their new FitBits. This led to competing with anyone else who had one. Owning a Fitbit to track ones “steps” turned into a companywide competition, and eventually into the start of our program. Now, daily walks around our office building for a break, brainstorming session and even some calls are taken while walking, or competing.

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