June 1, 2021
For Immediate Release
Contact: Carrie Wofford: [email protected]; (202) 838-5050
Veterans Education Success Announces Will Hubbard as Chief Policy Officer.
Washington, D.C. – Carrie Wofford, President of Veterans Education Success, announced the addition of Will Hubbard as Chief Policy Officer, 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 service members, veterans, and their families 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, and previously as the Vice President of Government Affairs as one of the leaders of the Forever GI Bill coalition.
“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.
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About Veterans Education Success
Veterans Education Success is a veteran advocacy 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.