Jerry Davis Joins America's Warrior Partnership Board of Directors
America's Warrior Partnership announces the appointment of Jerry Davis to its board of directors
WASHINGTON, April 6, 2018 (Newswire.com) - Jerry Davis is director and chief information officer at NASA Ames Research Center, where he leads research and development on next-generation technology for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). He is a decorated combat veteran with 11 years of service in the Marine Corps Reserves as a counterintelligence specialist during Operation Desert Storm and Desert Shield.
“Communication and collaboration are essential to success in both the military and IT,” said Davis. “America’s Warrior Partnership has developed new ways to ensure veteran-serving organizations can successfully communicate and collaborate, and I admire the team’s holistic approach. I am more than happy to join and help the organization accomplish its goal of empowering communities to empower veterans.”
Prior to his current role at NASA, Davis served as deputy assistant secretary of information security (IT) at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), where he oversaw information security and privacy across the department’s operations. He directed a team of more than 600 IT security professionals that provided technical services to more than 400,000 VA employees and contractors.
Communication and collaboration are essential to success in both the military and IT. America's Warrior Partnership has developed new ways to ensure veteran-serving organizations can successfully communicate and collaborate, and I admire the team's holistic approach. I am more than happy to join and help the organization accomplish its goal of empowering communities to empower veterans.
“Jerry is an accomplished veteran and IT professional,” said Jim Lorraine, president and CEO of America’s Warrior Partnership. “His leadership has driven successful team efforts everywhere from the VA to NASA, and his voice will be a tremendous addition to our board of directors.”
America’s Warrior Partnership’s Community Integration model is active in nine communities across the country and has served more than 38,000 veterans in three years. This model empowers communities through training, mentorship and structure to conduct proactive outreach to veterans by connecting existing resources and providing tools to create stronger collaboration among existing veteran service providers, bridging gaps in service wherever they may exist. The result is a more coordinated approach that holistically serves each veteran’s individual needs, ensuring no one slips through the cracks or does not receive essential support services.
About America’s Warrior Partnership
America’s Warrior Partnership is committed to empowering communities to empower veterans. We fill the gaps that exist between current veteran service organizations by helping nonprofits connect with the veterans, military members and families in need: bolstering their efficacy, improving their results and empowering their initiatives. America’s Warrior Partnership is a force multiplier for warrior community integration that enhances communities where great Americans choose to live and contribute. For more information on the organization and how to get involved, visit www.AmericasWarriorPartnership.org.
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