The Office of Veterans Services is located in Mandeville Hall, Room 394.

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Hank Gillen

Hank Gillen is an Army veteran, teacher, and entrepreneur. During his twenty years’ active and reserve Army service in the United States and Europe, he served in a variety of leadership and operations positions. He taught Russian at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and led the international student division ofHank Gillen the Army’s Artillery School at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Following his military service, he co-founded ATI International, Inc., a business development firm targeting emerging markets in Eurasia. He spent ten years in project management with frequent travel to the oilfields of Siberia and guided clients through tasks from winning contracts to joint venture sustainment. During this time, he also served as an adjunct instructor of business courses. More recently, he has been focused on community non-profit leadership, serving in multiple roles with scouting, sports, and economic empowerment, and has been active in the Philadelphia area veteran community.

Hank is a 1978 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and holds a Master of Arts degree in Slavic Studies from Cornell University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Long Island University. He speaks German and Russian. His academic interests include international relations and the technical and psychological aspects of personal investing.

As Director of Veterans Services, Hank coordinates campus-wide programs for veterans and service members, spouses, dependents, and survivors. The office has also designed two entrepreneurship programs for veterans who want to start their own business. He’s committed to telling the story of veterans’ success at SJU.

Hank can be reached at 610-660-3263, or Hank.Gillen@sju.edu.