Veterans in Media & Entertainment
Frances A. Cheever
Director of Operations, Washington, DC Chapter
Aug 2017 - May 2022 · 4 yrs 10 mos
Advisory Board Member 2022-
Frances facilitated 40+ jobs for Veterans in performance and production since launching the VME DC Chapter in September 2017.
The outstanding work, professionalism, and commitment to excellence by our VME members have raised community awareness of our talents and ignited curiosity and growth in our Media & Entertainment relationships to include an increase in hiring opportunities. Frances and D.C. team will continue with the hard work and dedication in a collaborative effort with the LA chapter to build a platform we can all stand on.
About VME. Founded in 2012 as a grassroots movement and 501(c)3, VME is a professional association of U.S. military veterans working in or aspiring to work in media and entertainment. Members come from creative and corporate leadership positions to production trades, artisans, and at all career levels. With 3,000 members nationwide, our footprint is currently concentrated in film, television, digital media, theater, music, and gaming. VME is headquartered in Los Angeles with new chapters in NYC, Chicago, Nashville, Atlanta/Savannah, and Washington, DC.