William Hubbard joined the professional staff of Student Veterans of America to develop the organization’s policy work, and served as the organization’s Vice President of Government Affairs for four years. Mr. Hubbard has been frequently called to testify to Congress on a variety of topics related to higher education and veterans. He continues to regularly advise the White House and senior executives of the Administration on the interests of student veterans and higher education policy.
Mr. Hubbard received his Bachelors in International Studies from American University. After graduating, he spent several years serving government agencies to include the Department of the Navy, Department of State, and the State of Indiana Department of Revenue in his role as a Federal Strategy and Operations Consultant at Deloitte Consulting.
As a National Executive Committee Member of Deloitte's Armed Forces Business Resource Group, Mr. Hubbard was dedicated to the achievement of veterans, and led the successful proposal of two veteran-focused pro bono projects. Prior to his career in consulting, he co-founded a successful startup business in the snack food industry.
Most recently, Mr. Hubbard deployed to Kabul City, Afghanistan and served with the Special Operations Joint Task Force as a member of a small cell of intelligence professionals. Previously, Mr. Hubbard served in Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) to conduct force protection activities including threat assessments, review of the human terrain, and liaison with joint operations units as well as executive-level embassy personnel.
Mr. Hubbard joined the Marine Corps Reserve in 2006 and initially served with 2nd Battalion, 24th Marines. Today, he continues to serve at in an intelligence team Quantico, VA. He has served SVA at both the chapter and national levels, and has been passionate about veterans’ issues since entering the armed services.