Military + Money
MilMoneyCon is the event for financial professionals united by military service. Its mission is to bring service members, veterans, and military spouses together to build and progress their careers, continue their education, and grow their earning power as practicing or rising financial professionals.
Rising tides lift all ships. Coming together will allow us to begin conversations and help each other in ways we have yet to imagine.
- Foster community among military financial professionals
- Ignite conversations on trends, resources, problems & solutions within our community
- Arm military financial professionals with tools and resources to increase their earning power
Closing Keynote Speaker
Kaleth O. Wright is an organizational leadership consultant, executive coach and professional speaker with an outstanding track record of helping organizations to achieve peak performance through training and mentoring executives in the art of servant leadership and motivating multi-generational teams across cultures and geographies.
He currently serves as the CEO of the Air Force Aid Society, where he guides a team that provides $20 million USD per year in emergency financial assistance, scholarships and community programs to service members and their families. He is a thought leader in diversity, resilience and leadership with mastery in the use of interpersonal and mass communications via social media where he currently hosts the Blueprint Leadership Podcast and The New Normal Web Series.
Opening Keynote Speaker
Dr. Eric Elbogen is Director of the VA National Center on Veterans Financial Health and Professor of Psychiatry at Duke University. In 2007, he started running money management groups at the Durham VA for Veterans with serious mental illness. He led a Department of Education-funded study testing a money management intervention for veterans. He also conducted a National Institutes of Health-funded national survey of veterans linking financial strain to suicidal ideation and linking money mismanagement and veteran homelessness.