Veterans Day at Snap! Raise: A Celebration of Service

Today we honor the impact of our military veterans in the Snap! Raise community and beyond.

At Snap! Raise, our mission is to support youth coaches and educators in empowering the leaders of tomorrow. For inspiration, we don’t have to search any further than our own community – from the selflessness of the educators and hard work of the students in the activities we support, to the profound commitment to service embodied by our nation’s military veterans. 

We are proud to employ veterans of the armed forces at Snap! Raise who live and breathe the values of service and humility every day. In celebration of Veterans Day, we want to take a moment to recognize these hardworking members of our team and their invaluable contributions to the Snap! Raise community nationwide. 

John C. Towns 

Air Force 

Campaign Director, Orange County 

“Very few occupations give you a purpose beyond one’s own agenda... pay, accolades, professional advancement. I chose to work with Snap! Raise because it elicits some of the same emotions I had while serving in the Air Force: a sense of camaraderie, a concise mission, and the overall goal to provide opportunities for others. I believe in Snap’s objective. I consider myself fortunate to have found Snap! Raise in a sea of jobs that consist of meaningless products or services and are only concerned about adding to the bottom line.” 

Mike Telfer

Marine Corps 

West Regional Sales Manager

"Most of what I have done my entire life has been team-based. From being heavily involved in athletics and fine arts to growing up and joining the Marine Corps, every aspect of my life has been in an environment where you need the people around you in order to be successful. Snap! is the perfect mix where I get to work within a team toward a common goal. The best part is that the common goal is making the biggest impact for our communities that we can."



Jason Brown 

Navy 

Campaign Director, Maryland 

“I aim to make an impact with everyone I cross paths with. Snap! Raise was honestly perfect for the type of person I am. I don’t like working in an office – I like to be on the move. I also enjoy working with and for youth. So being part of a company that allows me to do that is a home run.” 



Damien Schlereth

Marine Corps 

Sales Team Captain, Colorado 

“One of the most powerful lessons gleaned from my service in the Marine Corps was the emphasis on teamwork: relying on, trusting in, and demanding the best from your subordinates, peers, and superiors. Those same tenets are readily apparent in the staff here at Snap! Raise. The ability to connect with like-minded, driven individuals engages me daily and drives me to become the best I can be!” 

I chose to work with Snap! Raise because it elicits some of the same emotions I had while serving in the Air Force: a sense of camaraderie, a concise mission, and the overall goal to provide opportunities for others.

- John C. Towns

Much like the coaches and educators Snap! Raise supports, our nation’s veterans serve passionately without any expectation of being recognized. Our team at Snap! Raise looks to veterans like John, Mike, Jason, and Damian who so effortlessly embody this commitment to selfless service and who continue to impact their communities every day. 

From all of us at Snap! Raise, happy Veterans Day. Thank you for your service.

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