Hire Heroes USA, a national nonprofit organization headquartered in Alpharetta, empowers U.S. military members, veterans, and spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce by providing personalized, one-on-one employment assistance throughout their career search. Job seekers receive a high-quality resume, job search strategies, interview advice, and LinkedIn guidance. Additionally, Hire Heroes connects individuals to other resources such as a job board, virtual events, mentoring services, and training partners. In 2021, Hire Heroes USA assisted a record 12,594 veterans and spouses achieve meaningful employment!
Since becoming a PBPA client in 2018, volunteer and staff attorneys have advised Hire Heroes USA on almost 50 legal matters including privacy, fundraising and tax compliance, remote work and other HR policies, and multiple contracts and leases. Most recently, the organization came to PBPA for legal advice on working with social media influencers. According to Michele Wiesner, Director of Capacity Building, Hire Heroes USA is “a better, stronger organization because of our partnership with PBPA.” She added that “working with such friendly people can make addressing legal questions and issues less intimidating” and “we are fortunate to have such an excellent organization serving Atlanta-area nonprofits.”
Volunteer attorneys who have recently completed projects with Hire Heroes USA include: Richard Kruse (AT&T), Helena Gu (Alston & Bird), Reiko Feaver (Culhane Meadows), Eric Larson (Morris, Manning & Martin), Danny Mack (Seyfarth Shaw), Alina Lee (Your Ad Attorney, LLC), John Bradbury (McKesson Provider Technologies) and Alisha Gibson (Kilpatrick Townsend).