The focus of BAC is to provide effective training, professional development and veteran mentoring programs or to enhance existing programs to fulfill employers’ retention goals while obtaining a return on their investment in efforts to reduce rising attrition costs.
BAC provides the support to encourage a welcoming culture to job-seeking veterans by enhancing existing program initiatives to maximize the strengths, skills and talents of veteran employees.
- Our team has extensive experience in the coordination of multiple projects and meeting tight completion deadlines.
- Our strong commitment to drive on time and within budget results to any project while providing outstanding support, quality and service to our clients.
- A value for most organizations is the emotional connection they’ve established with their employees. Through our five-step process, our goal is to save employers money on hiring and properly placing veteran employees as a critical component to employee retention.
- Additionally, our engaging training curriculum equips clients with the tools to make the best veteran hire for their organization.
Our BAC Team
BRIDGETTE AUSTIN, MBV – PRESIDENT & CEO
A proven Businesswoman and Human Resources Professional, with over 28 years of experiences in military leadership and civilian employment. Provides services as a Professional Consultant and Career Transition Coach specializing in finding ways to leverage the divide in talent, communication & skill translation by tracking the gaps in veteran re-integration within the civilian workforce. Has earned a B.S in Administration Management from Excelsior College and a Master’s in Business from the University of Southern California.
Currently serves as a member of the Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) Advisory Council for the California Department of Veteran Affairs.
KIM RODRIGUEZ – SR HR | STRATEGIC BUSINESS PLANNING
Human Resources Professional with 23 years of experience in positions of increasing responsibility in strategic benefit plan design, benefit administration, Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) and Analytics. Expert in critical thinking, anticipating long term impacts and effectively collaborating with partners to resolve issues, strengthen service delivery and improve process efficiencies.
RANDOUS WALLACE – BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ANALYST
Founder & CEO of Mending Minds founded in 2010, Randous is the subject matter expert and our top resource for serving Veterans in need of support on challenges with emotional matters to include grief, identity crisis, divorce and the physical, emotional and mental barriers resulting from post-traumatic stress and other challenges.
DEB BOSTWICK – WEBSITE | CONTENT | SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR
THOMAS E. LADEGAARD – BUSINESS ATTORNEY
DANNY WASHINGTON – CFO | SR TAX ADVISOR