Founded in 2017, we connect elite military veterans with influential business professionals at our exclusive invite-only networking events.
Military attendees are handpicked by our CEO, John Allen, who is a decorated Navy SEAL.
Business professionals are handpicked by our Chairman, Jordan Selleck, who among other things spent 6 years in investment banking in New York City.
We measure our success by the number of jobs offered to our elite military attendees.
MEET THE TEAM
John Allen - CEO
Navy SEAL. Born and raised in Boston MA. Studied Philosophy and English at UMass Amherst. Coffee, Red Sox and fantasy football addict. Cat and human dad.
Jordan Selleck - Chairman
Startup CEO. Reformed banker. M&A deals $10-250M, Covered PE, 32 countries, Lived in China, BJJ, 4th generation pilot, SCUBA, Mandarin Chinese, Podcast addict, Father, Husband.
Joe Watler - COO
Grew up in poverty. Homeschooled til 10th Grade. Magna Cum Laude College-Educated. Entrepreneur. Patent-Pending Inventor. Stand Up Comedian. Sports Fan. Special Boat Operator (SWCC). Father, Husband.
Jena Mueller - Director
Been apart of the Navy SEAL community since 2006. Resume and personal branding expert. SOF consultant. Served 3,000+ veterans with their transition process in the past 13 years.
Roem - Director
8 year Navy SEAL Officer. San Diego native. Ex-rugby player. Novice surfer. US Coast Guard Academy grad. Conversational in 4 languages. Classic Ford Bronco addict. Home chef. Gardener. Husband.
Melanie Chuaypradit -
Front End Developer & Designer
Freelance front end developer with an eye for design. Transitioning out of 8 years of luxury Retail Operations Management. Traveler, foodie, dog lover.
Andrew Font - CTO
Fullstack developer. Extensive FinTech experience. Co-founded DebtMaven. Built and sold a cryptocurrency-exclusive trading platform. Developer at ADP’s innovation lab (Lifion), Developer at Liquidnet Capital Markets, Built and launched Rumblr the “Tinder for fighting”, Reached 2M people and 100K visitors in less than 48 hours. Featured in TechCrunch & Vice News.
elite meet events
elite meet 1
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 30, 2017
20 Elite Veterans
50 Elite Professionals
elite meet 2
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 23 & 24, 2017
37 Elite Veterans
150+ Elite Professionals
ELITE MEET 3
CHICAGO, IL -
JUNE 12, 2017
14 Elite Veterans
30+ Elite Professionals
ELITE MEET 4
COO - InnoVet
That was an awesome event! Walking away with tons of new contacts, potential hires, and new ideas. Thanks for adding me and getting me funded to come out.
I think everything went great and it seems like a excellent place to start and grow these types of relationships for the future. If there is ever anything I can do to help you out or if you need anything on my end feel free to reach out and we can try to keep a solid network alive.
SENTENTIA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC
Great set up. Impressive what you guys put together and are doing for the guys. Let me know if I can help going forward.
HARVARD MBA, FORMER FIGHTER PILOT
Since the event, I’ve gotten: 3 phone calls. 2 were introductions that will lead to phone interviews. I cannot thank you enough!
Thanks for letting be a part of the first Elite Meet. It was a great experience. This is going to become something big. Keep up the awesome work you are doing!
FORMER NAVY SEAL, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, NASA HOPEFUL
Thanks a bunch. It was a great event, and I actually got connected to one of the head astronauts on the selection board through a contact I met at the event.
EM1 Post-Event Survey Comment
John and Jordan did an exceptional job setting the atmosphere for the veterans and the companies represented. Not only was the entire event results driven, it wasn't watered down at all. This was a TIER 1 operation from start to finish and I would gladly endorse any other venture these two embark upon.
EM1 Post-Event Survey Comments
Elite Meet provided tangible results and immediate opportunities! I'm so grateful for this opportunity.
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