Brian Stann

Brian Stann

President / CEO


Hire Heroes USA

Atlanta, GA USA


You cannot expect your first employer or the people that you’re interviewing with to know everything about you and understand your value right off the bat. You’ve got to go in there and show them—you’ve got to compete.

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Milestones

Milestones

My road in life has been direct.
He’d never been someone to sit on the sidelines—when he saw conflict, he wanted to jump in and help to solve it—so after 9/11, he knew he wanted to join the Marine Corps.
Says he’ll never be as good at any job as he was at being an infantry officer.
At one time, he was in command of nine hundred and fifty other people; he was also awarded the Silver Star, the nation’s third-highest award for valor in combat.
While he was on active duty, he became a professional MMA fighter to help pay the bills.
After getting out of the military, he took a job with a medical IT company and spent his time looking through spreadsheets.
Calls that job a waste of his military experience, but also says that it helped him see that employers weren’t going to naturally understand his unique skill sets.
As a result, he decided to use his platform as a well-known MMA fighter to help build Hire Heroes USA from a start-up nonprofit into one of the top veteran organizations in the nation.
The nonprofit pairs veterans with career counselors and transition specialists for one-on-one mentoring and personalized advice.
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Education

Education

highschool
High School
undergrad
Bachelor
Economics, General
United States Naval Academy
Career

Career

President / CEO

I work to create job opportunities for US military veterans and their spouses through training and corporate engagement.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Action Sports
Action Sports
Non-Profit Organizations
Non-Profit Organizations
Helping People
Helping People