Veteran 2 Entrepreneur virtual event scheduled for Tuesday, November 10th

RADCLIFF, KY (November 3, 2020) — Abound Credit Union and the Kentucky Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host their fifth annual Operation Veteran 2 Entrepreneur workshop on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 12pm to 1:30pm EST. This event was developed to help Fort Knox area veterans cultivate their entrepreneurial skills as they leave military service and has been transformed this year to deliver mission-critical content virtually.

This year’s speakers will include: Congressman Brett Guthrie, US Representative Ky 2nd District; Trace Chesser, President & CEO of USA Cares; Jim Iacocca, President & CEO of Knox Regional Development Alliance; Ray Springsteen, President of Abound Credit Union; Chuck Eads, Chief Lending Officer of Abound Credit Union; Patricia Krausman, Center Director of Kentucky SBDC in Elizabethtown; and Becky Ates, Executive Vice President of Abound Credit Union.

“For 70 years, we’ve been committed to improving financial lives and serving the unique needs of our military members remains a vital part of our mission,” said Abound Credit Union President and CEO, Ray Springsteen. “We’re proud to support the needs of those transitioning from active duty service through this ongoing partnership with the SBDC.”

The free workshop provides mission-critical information to help veterans start and grow their small businesses. This year’s event will allow participants to learn from successful Veteran small business owners, meet with valuable small business resource partners and gain management best practices for their businesses.

More information about the free virtual event and online registration may be found here.

About Abound Credit Union

Abound Credit Union, a leader in financial education, has been providing valuable banking solutions to help hardworking Kentucky families thrive for more than 70 years. Today, we have 18 locations, $2.1 billion in assets and over 130,000 military and civilian members. The Credit Union has been recognized for its leadership in financial education at the state and national level. Abound was named a Defense Community Champion 2023, ranked #15 Nationwide for Safety and Soundness by S&P Global Market Intelligence, and is one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 2022, 2023, and 2024. It’s simple to become a Member, visit our website at to see how you may be eligible.


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