Military, Veterans & Spouses Career Fair

2023 Military, Veterans & Spouses Career and Resources Fair


Career opportunities are available to transitioning military members, Veterans and military spouses at the Military, Veterans & Spouses Career and Resource Fair, on Wednesday, June 14, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at Embassy Suites, 8100 Loisdale Road, Springfield, VA 22150.

Attendees will be able to network with small, local businesses that have career opportunities for transitioning military service men, women and spouses. Work in your community and forget the commute.


Covanta Fairfax

ServiceMaster Restore NCR

Retirement Unlimited Inc. 

Only Bathrooms LLC

MVLC, Inc.

Four Sales Ltd

First Command Financial Planning

Allegra Marketing Print Mail

Military Women’s Memorial

Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services

CALIBRE Systems Inc.

De Lune Corp.

Demaine Funeral Home

Home Instead Senior Care

KW United of Kingstowne

Shiver Managerment Group

Spectra Credit Union

Sunrise Senior Living

Fairfax County Police Department 

Workshops will be presented on preparing for a career in the private sector. There will also be an introduction to starting your own business, how to develop a business plan, and business financing options.


11:15 – 11:45     Is Entrepreneurship for Me? / Anna Rabe,  Institute for Veterans & Military Families

11:15 – 11:45     Interview Ready / Karen Santiano Francis,  Onward 2 Opportunity

12:15 – 12:45     Developing a Business Plan  /  Karlene Sinclair, Community Business Partnerships

12:15 – 12:45     Is Entrepreneurship for Me? / Anna Rabe,  Institute for Veterans & Military Families

1:15 – 1:45         Interview Ready  / Karen Santiano Francis,  Onward 2 Opportunity

1:15 – 1:45         Business Resources for Startup Entrepreneurs / Karen Smaw, FCEDA

The Veterans and Military Spouses Career and Resource Fair is a joint event of Mount Vernon Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, the Transition Assistance Office at Fort Belvoir, Fairfax County Department of Economic Initiatives, and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families.


Wednesday, June 14, 2023
11:00 AM thru 02:00 PM


Embassy Suites by Hilton Springfield

8100 Loisdale Road
Springfield, VA 22150

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