OCTOBER 12, 2019

Debra Interview with Lisa

Producer Debra Faris is interviewed by Host of West Coast Weekly, Lisa Lockwood to discuss her books, veterans and this exciting event. The show has 30+ million viewers. Click here.

Getting Veterans Back to Business

Growth and Opportunity for Veterans and other Entrepreneurs

From ARMED SERVICE to CIVILIAN can be a difficult transition for many Veterans. Where does a Veteran begin in this new world?

Our purpose is to assist veterans getting back into the workforce or starting a business.

The producer of this event is the passionate Ms. Debra Faris and the mother of a Veteran who recently transitioned into the workforce. 

What To Expect

  • Mastermind with Experts on New Opportunities

  • Companies looking to Employ Veterans

  • Resources for starting your Own Business

  • Strategies, Solutions & Valuable Insights for Life

  • Networking & Connecting with Influencers

  • Get your FREE “Veterans In LinkedIn” Book

Mark your calendar!
October 12, 2019!


9 am to 11:30 am

Mastermind Luncheon with Experts

11:30 am to 1 pm — Lunch


1 pm – 5:30 pm

Cash Bar, Network & Connect

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Celebrity Auction & Gala

6:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Buffet Dinner, Entertainment & World Renowned Magician
Auctioning Experts & Celebrity Gala
Followed by a Special Awards ceremony
Auction proceeds go to the Charity of the Bidder’s Choice

The First 100 Veterans Are Free


Non-Veterans $97


Problems for Veterans

There are nearly 21 million veterans living in the United States.  Of those, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics there are more than 450,000 Veterans unemployed and seeking a job.

In an article written by Forbes magazine about Veterans in the jobs market stated the top two reasons Vets have turned down or not pursued certain positions is the following: Lacked the training or education to handle the work and Disappointed by salary and benefits offered.

How Many Are Looking for Jobs?

The jobless rate for all veterans edged down to 4.3 percent in 2016 from 4.6 percent in 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ recently released annual Employment Situation for Veterans. Of the nearly 21 million veterans living in the United States.

Among the 370,000 unemployed veterans in 2017

  • 4 percent were age 18 to 24
  • 59 percent were age 25 to 54
  • 37 percent were age 55 and over

How Many Vets in the USA?

In 2017, 20.4 million men and women were veterans, accounting for about 8 percent of the civilian non-institutional population age 18 and over.