Vu Nguyen | Senior City Impact Manager, East Region

Office: New York, New York


Virginia Beach, Virginia


George Mason University

Military Service:

U.S. Navy, with one deployment to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan

Proudest moment in my career:

Presenting colors in Camp McCool Bagram Airfield July 4th, 2008.

Job Prior to The Mission Continues:

Program Assistant for the Small Business Innovation Research and Renewable Resources Energy Act Programs at the Department of Agriculture

Favorite movie/favorite current movie:

“Pulp Fiction”

Favorite memory at The Mission Continues:

Serving with the President and First Family.

Favorite sports team:

Oakland Raiders

Most rewarding thing about working at The Mission Continues:

Getting a chance to witness the growth of veterans leading platoons in their community. It’s amazing to be their coach and getting to reflect on how they’ve grown throughout the platoon leader volunteer position.

Guilty pleasure:

Almond butter

Song that describes you:

“Sexy Back” by Justin Timberlake. It actually plays every time I enter a room.

Item on your bucket list:

Attend at least one game at all 32 NFL stadiums.

Who would you dine with (dead or alive):

Samuel L. Jackson