Meet the Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network (GPVN), our 2015 Veteran Services Excellence Award winner! The Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network is a non-profit whose primary mission is three-fold: to assist our veterans, national guard and reservists to find work through career services, programs, initiatives, mentorships, networking and job leads; to educate employers in the Greater Philadelphia area on how to hire local Veterans (Learn, Engage and Hire); and to offer veteran professional leadership and entrepreneurship programs.

Check out our Q&A below with Alex Archawski, Founder & Director of Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network.

Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network will formally accept the honor at our 32nd Annual Excellence Awards Celebration on Wednesday, November 5, 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. at the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia.

What makes your organization special?

The way we empower our veterans and those who support them.

What did it mean to you to receive the 2015 Excellence Award and how does receiving this award impact your organization?

GPVN is honored and humbled to receive this award. The award is being shared with over 1,500 people in our ‘network’ who have been involved with our mission.

How do you plan to grow your organization over the next 5 – 10 years?

We are continuing to build relationships with our referral partners by offering