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Who's known for his heart and passion on the football field how could anyone forget this moment from former New York Giants receiver.
-- -- cocky in the 1986.
On the giants' final pass of the game.
The player who personified patience and persistence.
-- on Super Bowl.
You know what do -- -- there's the dagger to this bronco fans start by Conti also a dedicated patriots serving his country in the US navy.
And now he's giving back his company academy securities as a mission to hire and train our military veterans still look cocky joins us live this -- Com San Diego great to see -- Phil.
Thanks -- it's great to be with you -- you didn't crush my spirit a little bit as a young bronco fan.
But you've served your country well you're continuing to do so today tell us why your company.
Is so determined to hire veterans you want 5050.
Workforce split why.
Well academy securities is a.
Figure -- registered broker dealer were certified disabled veteran business enterprise -- -- only control.
By military veterans.
Our goal is to create a first class financial services firm.
We put -- together sees an industry experts and military veterans.
And by bringing in military veterans were bringing him.
The best of the best I mean these people on their characteristics.
Are incredible and we've partnered with JPMorgan Chase.
To get to a 5050 split.
To hire veterans and JPMorgan's investment in our farm will help -- train and attract.
More veterans as we go along and build our business.
And help is indeed needed to check out the numbers and unemployment rate in 2011 among eighteen to 24 year olds.
When it comes to veterans almost twice that of the non veteran population you don't want to just help.
Curb that number you say these are great employees talk about some of the characteristics that you just mentioned that make veterans a great hire for you.
And other companies across the country.
Look were all in highly competitive industries and to bring on military veterans that have the integrity.
The leadership skills problem solving I can go on -- not.
And all you need to know -- their character is that most of these people join the military they volunteered after we were attacked on September 11.
After war started.
They -- they joined up.
So that's all you need to know and those are the kind of people that we get a -- we want on our team that JPMorgan wants -- their team we recognize.
How valuable they are in the steals that they.
Provide and what they can do.
For not only are companies but for our country -- listen you know.
After World War II those people saved us and they they brought us peace and then they brought -- prosperity.
When they came back.
-- and -- transition to civilian life and these returning veterans can do the same thing and they can help propel our country to better times yet these young vets have been to Iraq and Afghanistan they're not about to buckle under the pressure.
Corporations back here but let me ask you about the transition you just mentioned why isn't so difficult.
For troops today.
I think -- you just mentioned there's economic headwinds that we're facing -- a job crisis here.
But I think for a lot of these people there are skills that they have that they learned in the military.
And for them to try to translate those into the corporate world is a little difficult that's like JPMorgan.
And -- 100000 jobs mission in -- office of military veteran affairs and academy.
-- trying to assist those people and in translating those skills into civilian life and not only that but tell employers.
What those skills are that these veterans have that can assist their companies.
We've we just hired a young man -- make feeders here's a young guy with a family a sex successful career and pharmaceutical sales in 2007 he decides.
I've got to do my part I've got to serve he joined the military.
He was injured he's now -- stable transition back to civilian life.
But those who doesn't wanna -- -- feeder on their team Fox News wanted Joseph -- right at all on either team.
Absolutely it's great -- academy services it's great -- -- is doing as well thank you for what content for being with us we appreciate it thank you for his services -- thanks.
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