Entrepreneur Jen Griswold Partners with Accion Texas Inc. to Help Raise Funds and Awareness for Military Spouses in Acknowledgement of Veterans Day

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Successful entrepreneur, Jen Griswold, partnered with Accion Texas to help military spouses start small businesses.

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Accion is a pleasure to work with and I'm inspired to help other military spouses pursue their dreams by starting their own small business like I have.

With Veterans Day right around the corner, military entrepreneur and blogger, Jen Griswold, begins her 4th year supporting Accion Texas in an effort to help military spouses start small businesses. Griswold is currently raising funds and awareness to help spread the idea of entrepreneurism to military spouses who battle employment woes due to frequent relocations and who need flexible employment options.

“Even with advanced college degrees, finding a suitable job under a military spouse lifestyle is almost impossible,” says Griswold.

As a top sales consultant for a leading clinical skincare company and military veteran, Griswold is a leading example for military spouses and entrepreneurs across the country. Griswold saw many educated spouses around her that were underemployed, which sparked inspiration for her to start supporting Accion.

Established in 1994, Accion Texas Inc. offers financial and business-support services so entrepreneurs can strengthen their business stabilize and increase their incomes while creating employment. Accion Texas Inc. has the nation’s largest micro lender portfolio and is committed to providing capital to entrepreneurs who does not have access to loans from commercial sources.

“Accion is a pleasure to work with and I’m inspired to help other military spouses pursue their dreams by starting their own small business like I have,” she says.

Griswold discusses her mission with Accion Texas Inc. on her blog, which also features career tips specific to entrepreneurship.

About Jen Griswold:
Jennifer Griswold is self-proclaimed "milpreneur" dedicated to sparking the entrepreneurial spirit among other military spouses. A former Air Force officer and current military wife, Jen knows maintaining a career when moving constantly can be tough. Jen has made it her mission to provide military spouses with the resources and education to achieve success. For more information please visit http://jengriswold.com

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