To enhance veterans' dignity and quality of life, their families, and immediate family members of fallen service members.
US VALOR exists to help veterans transition seamlessly from the structure and organization of military life into the civilian workforce by providing valuable technical training in Cybersecurity, along with essential soft skills, to prepare them for demanding opportunities that await. US VALOR helps veterans establish a new sense of purpose, direction, and community through a shared understanding of passion and mission.
The US VALOR Ecosystem
The US VALOR ecosystem is the heart of our network - it is our partners, programs, and resources that keep us strong and help you lay the pathway on a strong foundation to your new career. Commitment by the founders, Kelly Kendall and Charles Buresh from KNC Strategic Services not only talk about helping veterans, they actually take action. They have committed 10% of the KNCSS profits for the purpose of directly supporting transitioning military, military families, veterans, and veteran families.
Our partners are critical to the success of US VALOR. We have partnered with many great organizations and companies.
Kelly C. Kendall, MBA
President and Interim Executive Director
Kelly is the President and Executive Director US VALOR. Kelly is also the CEO and President of KNC Strategic Services. Kelly is a multi-faceted swiss army knife-like executive with extensive experience in Cybersecurity, Sales, Marketing, Management, and Information Technology. His background is in Business Consulting, B2B Sales, Sales Management, and Marketing within the Information Technology, Financial Services, and Insurance Industries. Kelly served in the Marine Corps Infantry in the mid-1990's. Kelly has an MBA from Colorado Christian University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.
Chairman of the Board
Chuck is a corporate executive with extensive risk management and information assurance experience. He has delivered extremely favorable results to substantial companies in major matters. He has experience across several industrial sectors including the defense industrial base, city municipalities, energy, finance, transportation and higher education. Chuck has an MS in Cybersecurity Operations and Leadership from the University of San Diego, California, an MBA in Management and Operations from the University of California at Los Angeles, and a BS in Business Administration from Michigan State University.