August 10, 2018 – Cypress, CA – Trident University International’s (Trident) Outreach and Partnerships team has added Jovanka Jaime Franco as Regional Manager for Strategic Military and Community Relations. Jovanka is responsible for military outreach initiatives occurring in the Northeast part of the United States.

Jovanka served for nine years on active duty with the U.S. Marines and is currently a Marine Reservist in Columbia, MD. Roles she has held include Staff Non-Commissioned Officer in charge of the Senate Liaison Office in Washington, DC, Staff Non-Commissioned Officer in charge of the Combat Logistics Regiment 1 at Camp Pendleton in California, and a travel administrator at Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Jovanka’s passion for service in all of its forms, as well as her dedication to the men and women who served and have served, make her a perfect addition to the team here at Trident.Esmeralda Silva, Trident, Vice President Strategic Initiatives & Government Relations/Compliance

Jovanka holds a bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona and an associates degree from Chaminade University in Honolulu, HI. She earned both degrees while serving on active duty.

“There is no better way to achieve your goals than through education,” said Jovanka Jaime Franco. “All service members should take advantage of the benefits available to them.”

In her spare time, Jovanka enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and spending time with her family.

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