Local Veteran-Focused Nonprofit Names New Chairman, Operations Manager

Retired Marine Corps Capt. Derek Herrera has been appointed chairman of the board of local nonprofit MedTechVets (formerly MVPvets) — which helps employ veterans at science and medical device companies — it was announced Wednesday.

“I am thrilled to find new ways to support transitioning military veterans. As I left the military I found meaning and purpose in the medical device industry. I am so excited to help veterans make meaningful connections to explore industries that are focused on improving patients’ lives,”

Derek Herrera said.

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