Johansen joined IVMF’s Advising Services team in October of 2017. As an Advisor, Johansen is responsible for assisting students with the completion of their Onward to Opportunity in Partnership with the Veterans Career Transition Program course curriculum, referring students to additional resources they may find helpful as they prepare for industry certification exams, and supporting students through their industry certification application and registration steps. Johansen also serves as a liaison between O2O-VCTP students and our career services partner, Hire Heroes USA.

Johansen is originally from Stillwater, New Jersey and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and Human Resource Management from the University of Maryland University College. Prior to joining the IVMF team, Johansen was a Yeoman for the United States Navy from 2004-2013, as direct support for Patrol and Reconnaissance squadrons on Naval Air stations in Jacksonville, Florida and Brunswick, Maine. She finished out her career with a tour at Navy Information Operations Command Fort Meade, Maryland.