Rory Brosius is a consultant focused on supporting the well-being of veterans, service members and their families.
From 2017 to 2018, Rory served as a Vice President at ScoutComms, Inc., where she managed communications, strategy, and outreach efforts for corporate and non-profit clients supporting service members, veterans, and their families. Prior to that, Rory served for four years as a policy advisor on veterans and military families to the Obama Administration as the Deputy Director of First Lady Michelle Obama’s and Dr. Jill Biden’s Joining Forces Initiative. Joining Forces was a national initiative launched to engage all sectors of society to support service members, veterans, and their families through concrete commitments in employment, education and wellness. Throughout her tenure, the initiative achieved success in advancing veteran and military spouse hiring efforts, reducing veteran homelessness, driving mental health awareness and engaging the healthcare and educational communities in support of the military and veteran communities.
Prior to joining the Obama Administration and while completing her master’s degree in social work, Rory completed clinical social work training in San Diego, California, and Washington, D.C. She also served as a Match Support Specialist for Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County, where she was responsible for the growth of the Operation BIGS program, a mentoring program supporting children of deployable military personnel. Rory has also worked as a career civilian employee for both the Marine Corps and the Army.
She holds a bachelor’s degree from Clemson University and a master’s in social work from the University of Southern California. She is the recipient of a Presidential Volunteer Service Award, the Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service, and a Marine Corps Certificate of Commendation. She serves on the boards of the Code of Support Foundation and Bastion Community of Resilience.