Ronne Froman Chairman/CEO, RADM USN and Maurice D. Wilson President/National Executive Director, MCPO USN both of the National Veterans Transition Services Inc have been nominated for Today’s Honoree because of their REBOOT Program, which has helped many other military veteran families transition smoothly into the civilian world.
NVTSI is a San Diego-based 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to assisting veterans in adjusting to civilian life and securing meaningful employment by combining best-practice performance social solutions and techniques. The organization was established by a group of retired high ranking Naval and Marine Corps officers and workforce development professionals who seek to fill a tremendous gap in the continuum of veteran services.
NVTSI’s mission is to assist veterans in making a successful transition from military service to civilian life, with all veterans achieving, within their potential, their goals in the transition domains of employment and career, education, living situation, personal effectiveness/wellbeing, and community-life functioning.
NVTSI does this by: Providing early-stage cognitive-behavioral educational intervention, to help veterans “re-boot” from military programming; Helping veterans transition successfully from the battle front to the home front; Assisting veterans in developing a successful reentry plan; Minimizing the effects of stress associated with service; Addressing social problems at their root cause; Helping transfer military training to America’s labor force; Creating an effective model that can be replicated nationally that complements existing services.
Ronne Froman – Chairman/CEO, RADM USN (Ret) A retired 2-star Admiral, Ms. Froman has held numerous leadership roles in both military and civilian life. Prior to retirement from the US Navy, she was the director of Ashore Readiness for the Chief of Naval Operations, responsible for nearly 90 Navy stations and bases around the world and a $7 billion dollar budget. Since retirement she has served in the following civilian capacities: Chief of Business Operations for the San Diego Unified School District, (the second largest school district in California); CEO of the San Diego Imperial Counties Chapter of the American Red Cross; Chief Operating Officer for the City of San Diego (the eighth largest city in the nation), and; Senior Vice President for the Energy Group of General Atomics. Ms. Froman has a reputation as a no-nonsense efficiency expert and is sought for both problem solving and leadership skills.
Maurice D. Wilson, President/National Executive Director, MCPO USN (Ret) Mr. Wilson served 25 years in the US Navy in various positions of senior enlisted leadership and is a graduate of the Navy’s Senior Enlisted Academy. His post-military career includes more than 11 years non-profit experience as the Vice President/Director of Workforce Development for the Urban League of San Diego County. During his tenure with the Urban League, Mr. Wilson conceived, implemented, and managed numerous employment and training programs designed to empower disadvantaged or disenfranchised populations such as: ex-offenders, welfare recipients, youth, older workers, displaced workers, refugees, and veterans. A certified Pacific Institute Workshop facilitator, Mr. Wilson has more than a decade of cognitive science-based instructional experience. He holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in Science in Information Systems Management and Business Administration.
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