The inaugural StaffingHub Live charity dinner will be a fundraiser for Team Rubicon, a nonprofit that taps the skills of experienced military veterans to rapidly deploy emergency response teams to areas in need. Team Rubicon provides military veterans with purpose, community and self-worth through volunteer service using their unique skills for disaster response, humanitarian crisis intervention, and community service.

Closing Keynote by Jake Wood, CEO and Co-Founder of Team Rubicon

Jake Wood, the CEO of Team Rubicon, will be closing out StaffingHub Live with his keynote address.

Wood co-founded Team Rubicon following the massive earthquake in Haiti in 2010.  He is also the co-founder of POS REP, a mobile, proximity-based social network designed exclusively for the active-duty military and veteran community. POS REP is the first niche social network of its kind.

Jake’s awards include the University of Wisconsin “Forward Under Forty” award; the Big Ten Conference’s “Live Big” award; GQ Magazine’s “Better Men, Better World” award; and in 2012 Jake was named a CNN Hero.

As a leading veteran advocate, Wood is a member of numerous veteran-focused committees, including the Clinton Global Initiative, the Aspen Institute Franklin Project, and the VA Emergency Response Committee. Additionally, Wood speaks around the country at conferences, universities, and companies on issues such as veteran reinegration, social entrepreneurship, leadership, and service.

Support Team Rubicon’s Dorian Relief Efforts

Team Rubicon is currently assisting those affected by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. You can get a head start on giving by donating to Team Rubicon’s Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund today.