Employer Relationship Navigator kmayes@syr.edu

Ken Mayes is the Employer Relationship Navigator at the Syracuse University’s D’Aniello Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Onward to Opportunity program where he is responsible for building and sustaining employer relationships for the Onward to Opportunity employment skills training program. 

Ken is a Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and leader with over 18 years of full life cycle recruiting experience. He has established a formidable reputation as a thought leader that drives brand growth, maximizes operational excellence, and leverages a robust network of professional services to deliver a top-of-the-line learning experience for the military community. He most recently served as the program manager for the Fort Bragg Onward to Opportunity program where he led marketing and operations and managed the programs growth and development. 

Ken is a retiree of the US Army and has an MBA with an emphasis in Human Resource Management from Columbia Southern University. He currently volunteers as the Military Liaison for the North Carolina Society for Human Resource Management.