Today we have Eric Engquist on the show, Eric serves as Assistant Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Military Transitions for Enterprise Innovation at USAA. He leads USAA’s ability to anticipate and proactively respond to the functionally and emotionally distinctive life events that typify a military member’s career and pose a challenge to their financial security.

Eric’s passion for serving USAA’s military service members and their families enabled his expertise in creating exceptional experiences that drive customer engagement. He is a leader in driving consumer-centric business design and his Military Transitions program provides a single source for advice, education, decision support, advocacy, and relevant financial products.

Prior to joining USAA, Eric served our country in the Army as an Infantry Officer. He served in units both within the U.S. and overseas, and deployed to Kosovo and Iraq. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and received his MBA from the University of Texas, San Antonio. Eric and his family live in the Texas Hill Country.


Resources from Today’s Show

Some more you will hear in the show:

  • The best places in the nation for veterans to find employment
  • You need to appreciate the challenges transitioning will bring
  • Everyone is going to separate at some point, you need to be prepared
  • Leverage your Soft Skills while you’re learning the Hard Skills
  • You need 18-24 months of runway to be financially prepared
  • A one-stop solution for our military members