VEL Institute helps Veterans, Entrepreneurs, and Leaders connect and develop through collaborative learning. Connect with like-minded people. Develop leadership and entrepreneurship skills. Collaborate to learn from one another.
Why Veterans, Entrepreneurs, & Leaders?
Our military invests an average of $209,000 in the professional development of each service member.
U.S. small businesses employ 49.2% (120 million people) of the U.S. workforce.
Leadership is the #1 skill employers desire.
Ways to Connect & Develop
Community-wide events designed to inspire positive community action, foster valuable relationships and promote VEL Institute’s key development programs. Learn more…
Leadership Development Course
Leadership development course designed to establish valuable relationships and strengthen Veterans, Entrepreneurs, and Leaders who demonstrate a heart to lead. Learn more…
Personal Growth Course
Personal growth course designed to establish valuable relationships and strengthen Veterans, Entrepreneurs, and Leaders who demonstrate a heart to lead. Learn more…
Start-up & Business Essentials Course
A course designed to teach the essential principles needed to start or run a business in early stages. The course is taught by specialized successful entrepreneurs from the community. Learn more…
Recognize Veterans, Entrepreneurs, and Leaders, who through exemplary leadership, put others before self.