Marsh & McLennan Companies 2017-07-21T19:22:35+00:00

James Tongate                     

Marsh & McLennan Companies


Military Branch: KY Army National Guard; KY Air National Guard
Years Served: 25+
Highest Pay Grade: E8
MOS: 1A291 C-130H Tactical Loadmaster
Age: 49

Job Description:

Program Manager of Military & Veterans Affairs.

How did you get the job?

 I applied to the role via Applicant Tracking System.

Why did you choose this job?

 I saw the value of building a veteran program. Great team/leadership; was ready to engage a ripe culture & change the DNA / build & grow a world-class veteran hiring program from scratch.

What is the best part of the job?

 Interacting with veterans, hiring managers, and leadership – teaching each of these respective groups about opportunities where veterans add value to ANY business.

What was the biggest transition headache?

Consistent, positive onboarding communications with company representatives.

What skills did you bring with you?

Battle-tested leadership, analytical/strategic planning, and a successful tactical execution to accomplish any project/mission.