Meeting of the Minds 2020 - Critical Impact September 8 - 10 2020
Bret Anderson, Ph.D. is the President of h2 Communication, LLC® (h2C). h2C is a Veteran Owned Small Business Job Readiness Training and Executive Coaching and Frontline Leadership Development company comprised of human communication specialists who focus on human interaction issues (human-2-human/human-2-technology), which can impact a wide array of life planning situations and business endeavors. Our goal is to provide real-world, active learning strategies, one-on-one counseling practices, and social science research to help businesses overcome and transcend everyday struggles and help employers find and keep the right candidate for their business needs. For more information about h2C please visit www.h2communication.com
Research and publication focus areas for Dr. Anderson include but are not limited to Career Development for Homeless & Incarcerated Veterans, Employment Retention remedies for Returning Veterans with PTSD and/or Cognitive Impairment, and Exceptional Employer Outreach Strategies for Homeless Veterans. Additionally, Dr. Anderson has focused research and education services in Personal Finance readiness for the DoD staff and bankruptcy filers.
Before establishing h2C, Dr. Anderson worked with the National Veterans Training Institute (NVTI) for 28 years. During his time at NVTI he performed several key duties and responsibilities, including senior trainer, training revision and development manager, training manager, and lead curriculum developer. Courses Dr. Anderson directly developed and/or revised include:
• Personal Financial Readiness 101 for Air Force A&FRC personnel • Job Coaching for the Incarcerated Veteran/Offender Population (JCIV & JCOP) • Developing the Career Readiness Coach (DCRC) • The Transition Assistance Program Facilitator Course (TAP) • Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program (IVTP)
Dr. Anderson earned his Ph.D. in Psychology from Northcentral University, his Masters in Communication, and Bachelors in Communication from the University of Colorado Denver. He holds the following certifications/credentials:
• Certified Career Services Professional – Instructor (NCDA) • Accredited Financial Counselor (AFCPE) • Offender Employment Retention Specialist (NIC) • Offender Workforce Development Specialist (NIC)