Posted by:Lt.Col. (Ret.) Kathy Lowrey Gallowitz
Retired LtCol Kathy Gallowitz was heavily influenced by military service, growing up as a Navy ‘brat’ and serving nearly 30 years as an Air Force Officer. She is the author of Beyond ‘Thank You For your Service,’ The Veteran Champion Handbook for Civilians and has Masters degrees in Nursing and Political Science. As an award-winning businesswoman and the Veteran-Hiring Advisor for the Arizona Society of Human Resource Management, Kathy coaches employers how to excel with hiring and retaining Veteran talent. A highly sought-after talent pool, less than 3% of Veterans are unemployed, while more than 30% are underemployed. Kathy’s “Veteran Talent Academy” equips employers to find, fully employ and retain Veterans. Kathy also equips volunteer faith community leaders to build Military Ministries to cultivate mutual support, a sense of belonging and spiritual resiliency for Service members, Veterans and their families.