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Trace Chesser appointed president and CEO of Louisville-based national nonprofit USA Cares

USA Cares, a national nonprofit organization supporting military families in crisis, has announced that Trace Chesser will serve as the organization’s official President/CEO, effective immediately. Chesser has served as USA Cares’ Interim President/CEO since May, following a change in leadership at the organization. The announcement introducing Chesser’s new title was made during the annual USA...

USA Cares to host free career and education expo for veterans, transitioning service members on June 26

USA Cares, a national nonprofit organization supporting military families in crisis, is hosting a career and education expo focused on hiring transitioning military, National Guard and Reservists, as well as veterans and their spouses on June 26. In coordination with the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs (KDVA), the Soldier for Life Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP) and the Army Reserve P3...

USA Cares appoints Army combat veteran Trace Chesser to serve as Interim President/CEO

USA Cares, a Louisville-based national nonprofit organization supporting military families in crisis, has appointed Vice President of Career Transition Trace Chesser to serve as Interim President/CEO, effective immediately. Chesser succeeds Hank Patton, who served as the organization’s prior President/CEO since 2015. “We are delighted to have Trace Chesser assume the role of USA Cares’ Interim...