- Past Graduate of the STAR Program
- Volunteer time and effort with partner to build friendship.
- Understand operational sensitivities to the military with regards to personal information.
- Share in the same value system as the military; Integrity, Trust, Accountability
- Should be willing to open doors and solve problems along the way.
“I can't say enough about what the STAR program is doing for transitioning senior leaders in the Special Operations community or what it has done for me in the process.”Shawnretired Colonel, Army Ranger
“I'm a recently retired Green Beret Colonel with nearly 3 decades of experience in global special operations and commanding bases overseas. The dedicated mentors at STAR opened doors to opportunities I wouldn't have had access to. Transition was challenging, but through STAR I found a VP role shaping the operations and strategy of a Tampa Bay Times Top 20 Workplace.”Edretired Colonel, Army Special Forces
“I'm a retiring SEAL Captain with a 29-year military background that has included various leadership roles throughout the SEAL Teams. My next chapter is the result of working with STAR, which helped me focus on “what’s next” by introducing me to key community members in several industries. As a result, I have taken a path I would never have considered before STAR.”Johnretired Captain, SEAL
“I am a retired Army Special Operations Aviation Colonel with a diverse background in operations, resourcing, and acquisition. Through STAR I discovered how to market my passion for leader development, resulting in multiple academic and commercial business opportunities. Ultimately, I found a role working with high net worth individuals to develop strategies to achieve personal and financial goals for a leading financial group based in Tampa.”Joelretired Colonel, 160th SOAR (Night Stalker)