June 7, 2021
For Immediate Release
Contact: Carrie Wofford: [email protected]; (202) 838-5050
Veterans Education Success Announces the Addition of Will Hubbard
Washington, D.C. – Carrie Wofford, President of Veterans Education Success, announced today that Will Hubbard has joined the organization as Interim Chief Policy Officer. Hubbard’s hire is the first as the organization expands to meet the increasing demand for advocacy for student veterans and military-connected students in higher education.
Hubbard brings more than a decade of experience in policy strategy and advocacy on behalf of the military and veteran community in higher education. He has worked with both government agencies and private industry in a variety of capacities. Most recently, Hubbard served as the Chief of Staff for Student Veterans of America, where he previously served as the Vice President of Government Affairs, during which he led a coalition of veterans and military service organizations that secured the Forever GI Bill in 2017.
“We’re very excited to have Will on board,” said Carrie Wofford, President of Veterans Education Success. “Will’s depth of experience and keen policy acumen will complement our growing team of seasoned experts.”
Hubbard also serves on the American University President’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion, and the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development. Hubbard holds a B.A. in International Relations from American University and a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate from the University of South Florida.
In the coming months, Veterans Education Success plans to broaden the policy roles within the organization and hire more staff to ensure career and education success for service members, veterans, and their families. Additional job openings are listed at: https://vetsedsuccess.org/contact-us/job-openings/.
About Veterans Education Success
Veterans Education Success is a nonpartisan organization whose mission is to advance higher education success for veterans, service members, and military families, and to protect the integrity and promise of the GI Bill and other federal education programs. The organization offers free help, advice, and college and career counseling to servicemembers, veterans, and their survivors and families using federal education benefits, and helps them participate in their democracy by engaging with policymakers. Veterans Education Success also provides policy expertise to federal and state policymakers, and conducts non-partisan research on issues of concern to student veterans. Additional information is available at www.vetsedsuccess.org.