Keith Streicher

Director
Veterans Upward Bound

Keith Streicher is a decorated Iraq War Veteran. Following his service, Mr. Streicher completed his bachelor’s degree at the Catholic University of America and an Executive Entrepreneurship Certificate Program from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has served Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton as an intern, Congressman Beto O'Rourke as a Military Legislative Assistant, and the Obama administration as a White House intern and United States Department of Veterans Affairs Secretarial Appointee advising the Secretary, the second largest federal agency, and the United States Congress on veterans' issues as a veterans' expert.
He is the former Assistant Director of the American Legion National Headquarters Veterans Rehabilitation division and Outreach and Recruitment Director for the National Association for Black Veterans. Keith Streicher is the founder and former Chairman & CEO of a DC based nonprofit known as the Veterans Leadership Coalition or VLC (VLC mission is to bridge the gap of individual silos of veteran’s services and provide information, resources, and advocacy on behalf of the veteran, service member, guardsmen, reserves and their families).
Recently, Keith Streicher has served as the Business Operations Manager for Rocketship Transformation Prep and Program Director for the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce. Keith sits on the Rite Hite YMCA advisory board as Chair of the Annual Giving Campaign and Social Responsibility committee, Board of Trustees for Milwaukee’s Finest Scholars, and Board of Directors of Outpost Natural Foods, Milwaukee County War Museum VEI Committee, and the City of Milwaukee’s African American Male Initiative. He currently serves as Director of the Veterans Upward Bound Trio & Pre-College Department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Keith Streicher is the recipient of the following awards, medals, and campaign ribbons: 2 Army Commendation Medal; Army Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Korean Defense Servicer Medal; Iraq War Campaign Medal with Campaign Star; Army Service Ribbon; and Overseas Service Ribbon.

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