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ABOUT US

Ever wondered what Navy SEALs and other elite veterans do once they leave the military?

They go job hunting, just like everybody else looking for a new career. Except special operators and fighter pilots have spent on average 10 or more prime income earning years out of today’s offices and businesses and inside of combat units that demand all of their time, leaving no room for post-military career exploration until their separation is upon them; finding their place in the civilian world can be as big a challenge as anything they have faced in training or in combat.

Elite Meet was founded in 2017 to assist these elite military veterans find civilian employment.

Through a series of large and small events across the country, we place our candidates in the same room as business decision makers and employers looking to hire. In addition to attending events, our candidates take part in our robust #CommitToONE mentorship program, have a team of professional writers standing by to create a personalized 500 word "Hire Me" profile, and have access to a curated list of job openings.


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MEET THE TEAM

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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. Husband. Father.

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Ed Hine

COO

F/A-18 WSO.  Born and raised in Georgia.  Ex-sail boat racer.  US Merchant Marine Academy grad.  Outdoor cooking addict. Husband and father.  

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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.

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Sheri Selleck

 

Director of Outreach

San Diego native. 25 years C-Level Sales, Marketing and Leadership positions with Fortune 100 companies. Reformed corporate shark and road warrior. 3rd generation SDSU Aztec. 20 years with my better half. Avid traveler and Scuba. Rescue kitty.

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Brady Moore

Job Team Program Managaer

Green Beret. Greater NYC Area-based. AI & Machine Learning business development. Home cook and history fan. Los Angeles native. Citadel & Penn State MBA grad. Active local VFW member. Catholic father and husband.

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Dave Auman

Job Team Program Manager

Green Beret, SF Medic 18D. Project Manager in the Telecom Industry. Indiana University Hoosier currently living in New England. Studied Arabic Language in Oman. Father. Travel Enthusiast. Improving my BBQ skills day by day.

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David Phillips

 

Job Team Mentor

CFO/COO, consulting/problem solver to small/emerging markets. Deloitte alum, mentor startups, work for VC's/PE in portfolio companies. Born and raised Detroit area, in Florida for 21 years (Melbourne). Run, swim, surf, SUP, boxing/Muay Thai. Married 31 years to HS girlfriend, three kids (25,22,17). Father lives next door, 93, WWII Army Sgt. Bronze Star V, 102nd Infantry.

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"Roem"

Development Coordinator

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.

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Chris Brantley

Development Coordinator

Green Beret. Ranger. Cleveland, OH native. Corporate Finance. Man Utd fan. Father. Husband. Runner.

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Zach Asmus

 

Associate

Air Force CCT.  Small family business in Houston, TX. Currently pursuing B2B tech sales. Husband, father, dog rescuer.

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Ryan Tuttle

Associate

AV-8B and F-5 Pilot. Currently flying for FedEx. Studied chemistry at the Naval Academy. Dog dad to two shepherds. Backpacker. Skier. Gastronome. Voracious reader of history. Living in sunny San Diego.

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Ryan Williams

Advisor

Startup Sales Leader turned Executive Coach. San Francisco-based super connector. Has launched or worked with the sales teams at AdRoll, InVisionApp, Asana, KeepTruckin, and mentors 200-300 startups per year at startup accelerators around the world. Has given talks at University of Chicago, Singapore Management University, and tech companies such as Adobe, Lyft, and LinkedIn.
 

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Brendan McCarthy

Media

NYC based freelance filmmaker. Grew up in rural Groton MA and on the island of Oahu HI - a contrast that provided him with a unique perspective and voice. Massachusetts College of Art and Design grad. Rock climber. Snowboarder. Adventurer.

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Melanie Chuaypradit

 

Front End Developer & Designer

Product designer (UX/UI), for Citigroup. Former luxury retail operations manager.  Brooklyn based, dog mom, travel addict.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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EMx NYC -

October 29 & 30, 2018

20+ Elite Veterans expected

25+ Elite Professionals expected

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EM SAN FRANCISCO -

November 7 & 8, 2018

25+ Elite Veterans expected

50+ Elite Professionals expected

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EM ATLANTA - *Q1 2019*

20+ Elite Veterans expected

100+ Elite Professionals expected


Previous events

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EMx NYC -

June 2018

20 Elite Veterans

25+ Elite Professionals

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EM HOUSTON -

June 2018

25+ Elite Veterans

100+ Elite Professionals

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EM SEATTLE -

March 2018

25+ Elite Veterans

100+ Elite Professionals

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EMx SFO, NYC, CHI & VA -

November 2017

20+ Elite Veterans

30+ Elite Professionals

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EM SAN FRANCISCO -

August 2017

28 Elite Veterans

50+ Elite Professionals

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EMx CHICAGO -

July 2017

10 Elite Veterans

20+ Elite Professionals

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EMx BOSTON -

July 2017

17 Elite Veterans

50+ Elite Professionals

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EMx CHICAGO -

June 2017

14 Elite Veterans

30+ Elite Professionals

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EM NYC -

May 2017

37 Elite Veterans

150+ Elite Professionals

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EM NYC -

March 2017

20 Elite Veterans

50+ Elite Professionals


TESTIMONIALS

Prior to this event I had submitted 50 resumes leading to only one interview. After Elite Meet, I submitted one resume, and got an interview.
— Navy SWCC

EM fills a vital and often overlooked niche critical to many transitioning vets: it provides direct access to C-suite leaders in an informal setting.
— Navy SEAL

Most of us do not have time for a 2 month training program, but need more than a few hours of class on a Navy base. Three days in a different city is the perfect balance.
— Navy SWCC

Consultation on media foot print, maximizing LinkedIn, working with recruiters, perfecting resumes, practicing interviewing tips, and even compensation negotiation are all hugely helpful insights which I gained from Elite Meet.
— Navy SEAL

These guys aren’t just putting together events... they’re building a community.
— Navy F18 Pilot

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