Open House

Re-watch the LIVE stream of the ribbon-cutting and awards presentation by clicking the button below!  

Veteran Business Advocate Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: William (Bill) Elmore

Veteran entrepreneur change agent with a successful history of initiating, creating & managing local & national programs for veterans, service members & their families, including as Co-Creator of the not-for-profit One-Stop Veterans Service Center(s) in St. Louis, Missouri, Co-Creator of the VA Vet Center program nationwide, co-founder of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, creator/owner of DFA, a small business providing research and access to military records holdings of the National Archives & Records Administration. In 1997, as a volunteer, he initiated what became “The Veterans Entrepreneurship & Small Business Development Act of 1999” & was then selected to serve as the first Associate Administrator for Veterans Business Development (AAVBD) in government history. To hear more about his successes, join the live stream. 

Speakers

The Honorable Tishaura O. Jones

Mayor St. Louis City

Maureen E. Brinkley

District Director St. Louis SBA

Joshua Frank

Board Chair

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Give us a call at 314.531.VETS (8387) to schedule your tour