Daniel Acosta is a combat wounded veteran, who served seven years in the United States Air Force as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technician and held the rank of Staff Sergeant. After military service, Daniel became an advocate for severely injured members and an accomplished public speaker, executing numerous speeches to senior military officials, executive civic leaders and non-profit organizations that assist severely wounded servicemen and women. He put his skills and experiences from the military and the veteran advocacy community to use in the Risk Management industry as an Account Manager, where he served for 6 years. Today, Daniel remains heavily involved in the veteran community by working with local and regional governments, corporations and non-profit organizations to advocate for increased employment for veterans and their spouses. Daniel has a deep passion for helping our veteran community and is proud to serve as a Veteran Services Officer for Will County Veterans Assistance Commission.