• November 2014 - General Motors announces to support the mission of the VOBRT

    While attending the Veterans Expo in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the Supplier Diversity Director of General Motors, Reggie Humphries, provides the VOBRT a formal letter stating their intent to support the VOBRT's mission as a Corporate Member.
  • October 2014 - VOBRT launches the ``Veteran Business Directory`` mobile app in the Google and Apple Play Stores

    The Mobile Application provides members the opportunity to be found by anyone who is willing to conduct business with Veteran Owned Businesses. The Mobile App provides allows decision makers to find detailed information on our members based on their industry and determine if the member is a good fit for their corporate diversity program.
  • September 2014 - Ford Motor Company becomes a Corporate Member

    Ford Motor Company becomes a VOBRT Corporate Member and announces their support of the VOBRT's mission to assist Veteran Owned Business with acquiring contracting opportunities within Ford's Supplier Diversity Program. Carla Preston, Supplier Diversity Director, played an instrumental role on the behalf of Ford Motor Company in establishing the relationship between Ford and the VOBRT.
  • August 2014 - The VOBRT's 1st Annual Golf Outing @ the Grosse Ile Golf & Country Club

    On August 22, 2014, the VOBRT held its first Golf Outing at the Grosse Ile Golf & Country Club in Grosse Ile Township, Michigan. Over 125 members and non-members attended with prizes for closest to the pin and the longest drive. Hole and Cart sponsorship were available and the VOBRT is looking forward to the August 2015 event.
  • July 2014 - The VOBRT elects Peter Vazquez as the new Communications Chair

    As part of the organization's ongoing effort to communicate its value proposition to its members, the VOBRT elects Peter Vazquez as the new Communications Chair. Vazquez is the CEO of Brand Echo Media Solutions, a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Service-Disabled Veteran owned (SDVOSB) Interactive Advertising Agency located in Troy, Michigan.
  • March 2014 - Ford Motor Company announces 3% spend with certified VOB and SDVOSB's

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  • November 2013 - Greg Stachura is announced the new President of the VOBRT

    Formerly the Vice-Chair of the VOBRT, Greg Stachura moves up to the position of ``President`` and replaces Keith King who went on to serve as the President of the National Veteran Business Development Council
  • 2005 - Veteran Owned Business Roundtable is formed as a non-profit organization

    The Veteran Owned Business Roundtable was formed in 2005 in response to State of Michigan legislation establishing a goal of 3% of state contracts to be awarded to Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business.

VOBRT founded in 2005