Helping veterans find jobs is more than a passion for Karen Ross—it’s a business.
Programs that aim to help veterans when they return from combat are under major scrutiny amid headlines about unscrupulous activities by some organizations.
Most programs with a mission are publicly funded. Yet there’s one private company that doesn’t want anything to do with federal or state money. That’s because the CEO sees the opportunity to help veterans as a viable business model in itself.
“I am in this for the money, and it just so happens that it works for all parties involved,” said Ross, the CEO of Sharp Decisions’ VETS Program.