• Financial Wellness Vice President - Atlanta, GA / Chicago, IL / Jacksonville, FL / Nashville, TN / New York, NY / San Antonio, TX / San Diego, CA / Seattle, WA / Washington, DC

    Job Locations US-FL-Jacksonville | US-GA-Atlanta | US-IL-Chicago | US-DC-Washington | US-TN-Nashville | US-NY-New York | US-WA-Seattle | US-CA-San Diego | US-TX-San Antonio
    Job ID
    Economic Empowerment
  • Job Summary

    This position can be located in any of the following cities: Atlanta, Chicago, Jacksonville, Nashville, New York, San Antonio, San Diego, Seattle or Washington, DC.


    The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Financial Wellness Vice President identifies business, government, and non-profit partnership opportunities and develops and sustains those relationships in support of WWP vision, goals, objectives, and programs, with an emphasis on increasing veterans’ employment opportunities and connecting them to those employment opportunities.  The Financial Wellness Vice President provides strategic leadership to the WWP veterans’ employment team, benefits team, resource center team, and financial wellness team, leading and supporting these geographically dispersed teams of professionals as they deliver WWP services to wounded warriors and their families across the country.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Provide strategic direction to WWP’s employment, benefits, and financial programs, and the WWP resource center, ensuring programs are employing best practices and delivering the highest quality programs and services to wounded warriors and their families. Translate strategic objectives into operational goals and priorities, communicating effectively, and creating accountability for actions and deliverables.
    • Lead geographically dispersed teams focused on delivering benefits counseling and representation services (WWP Veterans’ Benefits Services), career employment services (WWP Warriors to Work), financial services (WWP Emergency Financial Assistance), and other types of resources (WWP Resource Center) for wounded warriors and their families.
    • Increase veteran hiring initiatives and increase veterans’ retention of employment.
    • Work with corporate, government, non-profit organizations, and other key stakeholders to identify partnership opportunities to increase veterans’ employment. Collaborate with these partners, develop employment opportunities, and connect our WWP warriors to work.
    • Initiate and sustain employment programs to hire veterans and increase veterans’ tenure.
    • Present WWP vision and values to potential partners, describing the benefits of WWP programs and services, and inspire them to contribute to WWP vision.
    • Develop and steward professional relationships with corporate business executives, government officials, and non-profit organizations in support of WWP goals and objectives.
    • Provide fiduciary oversight and manage operating budget of the Financial Wellness portfolio.
    • Work collaboratively and effectively with other WWP leaders as part of the WWP Executive team.
    • Lead strategy and advocate for veterans’ benefits including legislative initiatives.
    • Analyze and report performance metrics for Financial Wellness programs, providing quarterly scorecards and reports on programs’ achievements and status.
    • Other related duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • High energy level. Self- starter; willing to take initiative.
    • Demonstrated understanding of relationship management and partnering.
    • Excellent presentation skills. Confident communicator, with demonstrated ability to present effectively to large audiences, small groups, and individuals including C-suite executives, government officials, and other organizational leaders.
    • Demonstrated understanding of business development and sales principles.
    • Demonstrated understanding of budget management and fiduciary oversight principles.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Proven leadership and influencing skills.
    • Proven management skills. Demonstrated success leading, coaching, and mentoring teams to accomplish critical missions in a corporate environment.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills.
    • Unequivocal commitment to the highest standards of personal and business ethics and conduct.
    • Mission-driven, guided by core values, and a pleasure to work with.

    Education & Experience Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Ten years of experience leading geographically dispersed teams.
    • Seven years of experience developing and stewarding partnerships, e.g. corporate, government, departmental, or non-governmental partnerships.
    • Seven years of demonstrated relationship building and partnering skills with executives, leaders, or officials.
    • Five years of budget management and fiduciary oversight experience.
    • Five years of business development or sales experience.


    • Master’s degree
    • Ten years of experience supporting veteran needs in veteran employment, disability, or financial wellness.
    • Seasoned business-to-business partnership development and stewardship skills.
    • Demonstrated relationship-building and partnering skills with C-suite-level executives.

    Certifications & Licensure


    • NA






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