Hiring our heroes
Firm's mission to hire, train vets
- Duration 4:16
- Date Oct 2, 2012
Firm's mission to hire, train vets
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First heart and and passion on the football they'll remember New York Giants receiver -- -- -- moment in the 1986.
On the giants' final pass of the game.
The player who personified patience and persistence.
Received the ultimate.
Touchdown in Super Bowl.
No right thoughtful borrows hands to -- look -- hands but god is not only giant is dedicated patriot serving his country in the navy before going pro.
He's now got a new company is -- giving back in this way his company is called academy securities and have a mission to hire and train our military veterans -- -- cocky.
Good memories first off -- -- -- to read a -- that good hands.
He -- one earlier he's one of the best of all times and decides that he's a member of academy securities currently.
I great so I listen what is first up before we get to academy securities what did serving in the military do -- -- football career.
Well I think the big thing is it made me realize.
That no excuses accepted nor tolerated.
When you're in the military you've got to do your job you've got to do it perfectly and you've got to do it every time because.
Your life depends on it and others lives depend on it -- football it may not be that extreme but.
To win to become a champion to become a world champion.
-- Bill Parcells would always say no excuse is -- nor tolerate it and when you understand that as a as a military person.
As an athlete you get more body yourself you contribute more to your team in your organization so that's -- you wanna do that to you deftly brought to the team who's excited watching you play.
So you form this academy you realize that a lot of people realized unemployment rate for veterans coming out of the military's double with the national rate is.
How do you help it.
Well it's sky high academy securities is a -- registered broker dealer.
-- certify disabled veteran business enterprise we offer our clients municipal finance trading funds placement investment -- he.
We bring together industry experts.
And military veterans to create a first class financial services firm.
Currently our workforce is almost 40% military veteran.
We hope to get to a 5050 ratio and JPMorgan.
Is our mentor under the US department treasuries mentor protege program.
They'll enhance our capabilities allow us to get to that 5050 ratio and to go out and to seek military veterans if you think about it.
Corporations today they spent tons of money going outside of their organization to bring -- people to teach their managers to our employees about leadership.
About service about teamwork.
These people that are transitioning from the military back to civilian life back to corporate life.
They embody all those qualities why don't you want them in your organization to enhance what you do to help you grow to be a better than you can -- wreckage.
But these guys in the heat and sand for three years in some cases ten years what how -- they apply it to your academy.
Well they've got discipline they have -- you train them meals.
We will train that we bring them and we will train them and for financial securities you have to have a series seven series 63.
If -- in construction services that there are certain qualities and skills you need there.
Fox News you've got different areas of need these people all have skills unique skill sets that -- Learned in the military and specialty skills that can be transitioned back to civilian life for a if you bring an industry expert.
Next to a military veteran and help train those people -- it it can only make your company better -- how do we find out more.
Well you can go to academy securities dot com -- go to JPMorgan.
100000 jobs mission there's a huge initiative by corporate America to help employ these people they've got a goal of a 100000 jobs over the next two years they've already hired.
There's mom and pop with five bowl watch C three organizations going on -- help -- to help the we'll do that and we'll put that on FOX & Friends that come Phil thanks so much great would you do it for the country great which he did for the giants -- -- -- time thanks so much for.