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VALOR: Veterans and Allies Leading for Organizational Results

Partners with American Corporate Partners (ACP) to host an event for military service members on transitioning their careers from the military to the corporate world.

S&P Global’s Partnership with American Corporate Partners

American Corporate Partners (ACP) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist veterans in their transition from the military to the civilian workplace.

In this video, S&P Global's Michael Mell and Shaun Wurzbach (Co-founder of VALOR) are joined by Timothy Cochrane (President of the ACP Citizens Program) and Kevin R. Flike (ACP alumni and founder of Wounded by War) to discuss our partnership with ACP and the impact that ACP has on veterans and their families.


S&P Global's Impact:

-       Since 2016, 99 veterans have received mentorship from 73 S&P Global Mentors.

-       As of November 2018, there are 36 active S&P Global mentorships.

-       Since 2016, 26 veteran Protégés have noted obtaining employment during their S&P Global mentorships.


What veteran protégés say about the program…

-       73% refined civilian career goals and professional ambitions

-       60% learned the language and culture of Corporate America

-       60% improved résumé and interview skills

-       57% built a network of professionals

-       100% would recommend ACP to a fellow veteran


What mentors say about the program…

-       100% are glad S&P Global is participating

-       100% would recommend ACP to a colleague

-       100% would participate again

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