CTL Visits KC SmartPort to learn about logistics operations

(Kansas City – June 27, 2016) Chris Gutierrez, president of KC SmartPort hosted a meeting with thirteen CTL associates in his offices in the elegantly refurbished Union Station. Members of the KC Smartport board of advisers also attended including representatives from...
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CTL Hosts Hiring Vets Event with John Buckley from Koch Industries

(Overland Park – June 8, 2016) About 60 business leaders and veterans participated in an event at The GRID, a collaborative workspace, to hear retired colonel John Buckley, military relations manager for Koch Industries. John, a former CTL associate, has facilitated the hiring of...
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CTL Associates visit the Uniformed Service Benefit Association

(Overland Park – May 3, 2016) Six CTL associates involved in the Executive Leadership Transition Program visited the offices of the Uniformed Services Benefit Association (USBA) to learn about the insurance industry and network with USBA leadership. Our hosts were retired Air...
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FastTrac Graduation with KC Mayor Sly James

(Kansas City – April 6, 2016) Nineteen veterans making the transition from military service to the private sector graduated this week from the Kauffman FastTrac New Venture entrepreneurial development program. This program was offered by Fort Leavenworth’s “Soldier for Life”...
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Interview with CTL Associate John Buckley, Koch Industries

(Kansas City – Jan. 25, 2016) After a few months preparing, networking and working with the Center for Transitional Leadership (CTL) in Leavenworth, Colonel John Buckley, who retired from the Army after a tour at Fort Leavenworth, landed a job in September 2014, with Koch...
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CTL graduates second FastTrac class

(Fort Leavenworth, Nov. 20, 2015) CTL and Kauffman FastTrac cosponsored the second FastTrac New Venture class in 2015 graduating 13 students that included officers, NCOs, one DA civilian and three military spouses. The facilitator for the class was John Nelson under contract with...
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CTL participates in veteran hiring panel

(Kansas City, Nov. 12, 2015) Bob Ulin, CEO of the Center for Transitional Leadership was a panelist at a forum about best practices for hiring veterans hosted by Grantham University at the World War I museum and memorial. Retired Marine Col. Steve Waldron, the chief operating...
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CTL associate takes job at city hall

(Kansas City, November 10, 2015) Army Lt. Col. Robert Bennett, an associate of the Center for Transitional Leadership was recently informed of his selection to join Kansas City Mayor Sly James’ team at city hall. “I am very excited about the opportunity to join Mayor James’ and...
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CTL CEO Meets with VA Secy Bob McDonald

(Kansas City, 26 Oct 15) VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald came to Kansas City to chair the Veterans Employment Summit held at the the WWI Memorial and Museum. The event was organized by Dr. Chris Shove, the liaison from the VA to the Greater KC area. Secretary McDonald said that...
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CTL Associates Land Meaningful Leadership Positions

Over the past year, several CTL associates have landed leadership positions in prominent companies. A retired Army colonel is now Senior Vice President and CFO of the Uniformed Services Benefit Association while another colonel is now the Military Relations Manager for Koch...
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