DALLAS, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Behringer Harvard and HonorGuard Network (HGN) announced today that they have formed a partnership to connect military personnel transitioning from active service to civilian employment opportunities offered by Behringer Harvard.
"We are pleased to do our part in supporting HGN's visionary leadership in providing services that demonstrate gratitude for the sacrifices made by our military heroes," said Bob Aisner, President and Chief Executive Officer of Behringer Harvard. "Through this partnership, we are encouraging qualified veterans to celebrate their return home by considering the career opportunities offered by Behringer Harvard."
Behringer Harvard joins other leading corporations that are partnering with HGN to support a nationwide effort to expand the services available to former military members seeking employment."HGN has created a Web portal designed to make it easier for veterans to connect directly with companies that welcome applications from qualified military candidates. HGN will provide Behringer Harvard with a dedicated PartnerWindow SM to help promote awareness of career opportunities available at Behringer Harvard," said Jeff Wohlwend, Chief Executive Officer of HonorGuard Network. HonorGuard Network is a one-stop Web portal providing access to job listings through a nationwide employer database, guidance about varied aspects of transitioning from military service to civilian life, complimentary connections to several social media channels, live feeds of military and business news, and information about foundations and organizations dedicated to providing services for veterans. For more information about the partnership, please visit Behringer Harvard's PartnerWindow SM at HonorGuardNetwork.org/Partners.aspx. About Behringer HarvardBehringer Harvard creates, manages and distributes global institutional-quality alternative investment programs for individual and institutional investors. Programs sponsored and managed by the Behringer Harvard group of companies have attracted equity of more than $6 billion and made investments into more than $11 billion in assets. For more information, contact our U.S. headquarters toll-free at 866.655.3600 or our European headquarters at 011 49 40 34 9999 90, or visit us online at behringerharvard.com. About HonorGuard NetworkHonorGuard Network was founded on the principles of honoring and expressing gratitude to military service members and their families by providing comprehensive job-search assistance and guidance about transitioning to civilian life. The unique, one-stop HGN Web portal directly connects veterans and transitioning military personnel to corporate employers who share HGN's commitment to promoting the development of civilian careers for veterans. For more information, visit honorguardnetwork.org. SOURCE Behringer Harvard