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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Ft. Leavenworth FastTrac New Venture Graduation

(Fort Leavenworth, August 14, 2015) Transitioning military personnel from Fort Leavenworth participated in a 30-hour FastTrac® New Venture™ entrepreneurial development program co-sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation and the nonprofit Center for Transitional Leadership. Fort...
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CTL Associates Visit Kansas City Southern RR

(Kansas City – May 5, 2015) Transitioning military personnel from Fort Leavenworth who are associates of the Center for Transitional Leadership (CTL) visited Kansas City Southern (KCS) lines to learn about the rail freight industry. The visit was organized by Daniel Bozung, an...
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CTL Sponsors FastTrac Program on Fort Leavenworth

The FastTrac NewVenture program for the veteran entrepreneur, developed by the Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City, is being made available at no cost for transitioning military personnel and veterans on Fort Leavenworth. This program is sponsored by Kauffman FastTrac and the...
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