Employee Spotlight: Casey Neff
Translating Military Experience into Corporate Skills
Casey Neff concluded his 25-year career in the U.S. Army on a Friday afternoon in 2007 and then walked into the lobby of the Hartford office on Monday morning to start his first day at Travelers.
“It was the most scared I’d ever been,” says Casey, who has no shortage of courage, having completed four overseas tours and three deployments to peacekeeping or combat zones during his military career. Today, he is Head of the Training and Development Group in Personal Insurance and helps other military veterans transition to civilian careers at private sector companies through American Corporate Partners (ACP).
Since Travelers started partnering with ACP 10 years ago, more than 200 Travelers volunteers have mentored nearly 550 military mentees.
“About five out of every six jobs in the military have direct private sector or civilian correlations,” says Casey, “whether that is in logistics, planning, technology, HR or other functions. It’s a privilege to talk to these individuals and help them translate those skills and accomplishments into something that the right civilian employer is going to find meaningful.”
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