Gerard Skiles

As a Veteran Transition Manager for California, Gerard is responsible for providing referral services to veterans and their families in order to connect them with internal and external service providers to address housing, employment, child care, financial assistance, mental health, and other needed services. Prior to joining IAVA, Gerard provided counseling and referral services for veterans at San Diego City College (SDCC). Gerard also helped implement the Veteran Support Network at SDCC to help transitioning veterans who are pursuing their education. Gerard is a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, and obtained his MSW from the University of Southern California with a concentration in community organizing, planning, and administration.

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