Founder & CEO
Mike Schindler is an award-winning author, the national podcast host of The Military Wire/VISION2020 and an effective trainer who has been featured in USA Today, CBS Radio, Entrepreneur Radio, the Lars Larson Show, the Boston Globe, Q13 FOX, Yahoo Finance, and others.
A U.S. Navy veteran, Mike is known throughout the US as a subject matter expert on leadership development, government relations, and veteran transition issues. He has interviewed some of America’s top HR Experts and provided training to hundreds of transitioning service members on how to profit from their transition. Mike has over 20 years of experience in project management, coaching, and process improvement working in and with the military, startups, federal and state agencies, nonprofits, universities, and Fortune 500 companies.
He is the founder and chief executive officer of Operation Military Family Cares – a 501(c)(3) veteran service organization that provides proven pathways for Veterans to discover and deploy their greatest gifts in family, work, and life.
Schindler also served as the Program Manager of Community Engagement & Innovation for the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University. He helped develop a collective impact network of over 150 non-profit providers throughout two states.
Mike is a guest writer for several national publications and the author of two books: “U.S. Veterans in the Workforce: Why the 7% are America’s Greatest Asset” and “Operation Military Family” – which was endorsed by retired General Tommy Franks and retired General Peter Chiarelli.