WWE has announced a new partnership with American Corporate Partners (ACP), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering returning veterans and active-duty spouses through professional development mentorship programs.

As part of this partnership, WWE Superstar Montez Ford, a former United States Marine, will become the first professional athlete to serve as a registered mentor for ACP.

WWE has a history of supporting active service members, veterans, and their families, and this partnership with ACP further solidifies their commitment to these causes. ACP’s mentorship program pairs applicants with mentors based on career compatibility, experience level, location, and personal interests. The program provides veterans and spouses with resources such as résumé building, interview preparation, career exploration, networking opportunities, small business development, and leadership and professional communication resources.

Sidney E. Goodfriend, Chairman of ACP, expressed excitement about the partnership and noted that post-9/11 veteran proteges often seek career guidance in the field of entertainment. WWE’s involvement in this partnership will provide mentors from a top leader in the entertainment industry, benefiting veterans pursuing careers in this field.

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WWE® ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL PARTNERSHIPWITH AMERICAN CORPORATE PARTNERS

STAMFORD, Conn., January 17, 2024 – WWE®, part of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO), today announced a new partnership with American Corporate Partners (ACP), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering returning veterans and active-duty spouses through one-on-one professional development mentorship programs. As part of the partnership, WWE Superstar and former United States Marine Montez Ford will become the first professional athlete to serve as a registered mentor for ACP.

“WWE has a long-standing history of supporting our nation’s active service members, veterans and their families,” said WWE Superstar Montez Ford, who served in the U.S. Marines from 2008 until 2012. “It is an honor to represent WWE as part of this partnership with ACP and its outstanding mentorship program.”

Launched in 2008, ACP personally pairs applicants with a hand-picked mentor based on career compatibility, experience level, location and personal interests. Today, more than 30,000 veterans and spouses have completed their ACP mentorship, which includes access to résumé building and interview preparation, career exploration, networking opportunities, small business development and leadership and professional communication resources.

“All of us at ACP are excited to begin our partnership with WWE,” said Sidney E. Goodfriend, Chairman of ACP. “Frequently our post 9/11 veteran proteges seek career guidance in the field of entertainment and we are delighted to be able to provide them with mentors from a top leader in the industry.”

This partnership between WWE and ACP reflects WWE’s ongoing commitment to supporting veterans and active-duty military personnel in their career development and transition to civilian life.

What are your thoughts on WWE’s partnership with American Corporate Partners (ACP) to support veterans and active-duty spouses through mentorship programs? Let us know in the comments below.

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