BOC is excited to share a video released by the Building Owners and Managers Association of Seattle King County demonstrating the value that veterans bring to the building operations and management field. The video features BOC Graduate and Certification Advisory Commission member Bill Babbitt, who made the transition from the military to building operations. Watch the video here!

The release of the video also coincides with the BOMA Veteran’s Outreach Program Kickoff event. The meeting will be held on Monday, May 19th at 11:00 am at the Red Lion Hotel in downtown Seattle. The following announcement was provided courtesy of  BOMA. For more information on how to register, click here.


Join us for this special May BOMA General Meeting: 
Connecting Veterans to Careers in Commercial Real Estate- a Kick-off event to the BOMA Seattle King County Veteran Outreach Program

Every day we make decisions that impact the lives of others. This program is one that can really make a difference in the lives of United States Veterans. Come to this event and be a part of this effort!

We encourage you to invite those involved in the hiring process from your company to attend.

Location: Red Lion Hotel – Emerald Ballroom, 1415 Fifth Avenue Seattle, WA 98101

Hear personal stories from BOMA members about how they transitioned from the military to their current positions in commercial real estate.

Keynote speaker will be Col. H. Charles (Chuck) Hodges Jr, United States Army, Base Commander JBLM

We encourage all BOMA members to attend and encourage member companies to sponsor the cost of lunch for one or more military veterans. You can sponsor by clicking the sponsor a veteran option online when you register online.

Industry Specific booths will be set up so that people can learn about the different types of jobs within the industry.

This is a kick-off event to introduce the BOMA Veteran Outreach Program which will offer ongoing assistance to veterans interested in transitioning to a career in the Commercial Real Estate Industry. The program will offer mentoring, job shadowing, internships, coaching, and opportunities for veterans to connect with people who have transitioned from the military to the field of Commercial Real Estate.

If you know someone (A Non-BOMA Member) who is currently in the military and looking ahead to careers after serving, or any veteran who is interested in learning about careers in the Commercial Real Estate Industry encourage them to attend. They can attend free of cost by using the promo code Veteran when they register online.

If you have questions, please contact Cori Taniguchi in the BOMA office. Cori.t@bomaseattle.org 206-622-8924 x 103

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