Bridging life’s transitional gaps for veterans, service members, and military families.
OJRV was founded in 2007 as the Crane Learning and Employment Center for Veterans with Disabilities – with a focus on helping veterans find employment at Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division, located in Southwest Indiana.
Employment Transition Manager - Illinois
Employment Transition Manager - Mississippi
Employment Transition Manager - Ohio
Recruiting and Retention Manager - Indiana
Employment Transition Manager - Wisconsin
Employment Transition Manager - Kentucky
Community Outreach Director
Employment Transition Manager - Indiana
Our Board of Directors
As the organization grew to serve veterans in Central Indiana, the group changed its name to the Career Learning and Employment Center for Veterans (CLEC). CLEC is a 501(c)3 organization. In 2012, the organization opened the program to all veterans and moved its headquarters to Indianapolis. In 2013, CLEC adopted the d/b/a, Operation: Job Ready Veterans, to more clearly communicate our mission.
Director | Operations, GEODIS, Contract Logistics
Brigadier General, U.S. Army (Ret.)
Board Vice Chair
Dorothy Simpson-Taylor, PhD
Compassion Consulting & Coaching
Colonel U.S. Army (Ret.)
Kimberly D. Bloodgood, M.Ed.
Director, Center for Veteran and Military Students, Indiana University.
Judge David Certo
Indianapolis Veterans Court
Founder Deep End Talent Strategies
Danny Portee, MBA, HCS
CEO/President Professional Management Enterprises Inc.