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#33: Navigating Guidance on a Post-Military Career with Lindsey Streeter

A former Command Sergeant Major in the U.S. army, Lindsey Streeter is the current SVP Global Military Affairs ESG Program Manager at Bank of America. Bank of America is an American multinational investment bank and financial services holding company that supports U.S. military veteran entrepreneurs and employees. Veterans can advance their careers by utilizing the training programs and mentorship opportunities provided by Bank of America. Additionally, there are many opportunities for guided mentoring of other service personnel, veterans, and military spouses — aiding them in navigating the uncharted territory of civilian life and their new roles.

Summary

Lindsey Streeter retired as a Command Sergeant Major with 31 years of service in the U.S. Army. During his military career, he served in senior NCO leadership positions at the company, battalion, and brigade levels. He has a wealth of leadership expertise from his time at the U.S. Army Recruiting Command. While there, he participated as a professional witness on recruiting issues before the Senate Armed Forces Committee.

Streeter holds a Master of Commerce degree from Grantham University. His broad range of expertise includes recruiting, training, marketing, community relations, program administration, and leadership. Fittingly, Streeter transitioned from the military to a senior position in the banking industry. He intends to keep in touch through military channels, purely to help soldiers and their families. As an ambassador for the U.S. Army Reserve, he also continues to assist the soldiers in Georgia. In addition, Streeter currently serves as owner of the Savannah Hurricanes professional basketball team and ESG program manager, senior vice president of global military affairs at Bank of America.

Bank of America is an American multinational investment bank and financial services holding company that supports U.S. military veteran entrepreneurs and employees. Veterans can advance their careers by utilizing the training programs and mentorship opportunities provided by Bank of America. Additionally, there are many opportunities for guided mentoring of other service personnel, veterans, and military spouses — aiding them in navigating the uncharted territory of civilian life and their new roles.

Episode Highlights

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00:31 – 05:28: Lindsey Streeter begins by discussing his years of active duty in the U.S. army. By touching upon the transition into becoming a Command Sergeant Major, Streeter also talks about his eventual retirement (after 31 years of service) and the pursuit of a post-military career path.

07:43 – 09:16: Streeter discusses a predicament many veterans find themselves in when transitioning into civilian life: Finding themselves in multiple jobs in short order and being unable to find stable employment. In talking about veteran turnover, Streeter goes into discussing his own career at Bank of America.

09:54 – 15:32: In talking about his job at Bank of America, Streeter emphasizes the company’s larger role in helping veterans and military families across the country with uprooting and employment assimilation.

15:32 – 18:00: Streeter focuses on the importance of “learning how to sell yourself” when transitioning (as a former veteran) into a post-military workplace sphere.

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Gene spent nearly 25 years in uniform, serving in six ships and more than ten duty stations, and visiting over 50 countries serving as a US Navy Surface Warfare Officer and retiring as a Captain. In corporate, he led legislative affairs for a large international defense company from the Washington, DC office. In doing so, Gene gained a detailed understanding of the defense industrial base and supply chains of myriad platforms, systems and capabilities. Then in 2013, he took the leap to start his own business, Capitol Integration. Since then Gene has helped scores of companies improve their federal positions.

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