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Skillbridge Fellowship Program

Pallas Advisors is proud to partner with DoD-Skillbridge, a program which prioritizes the future of our service members by supporting their transition between the end of service and the start of their civilian careers. We are excited to continue helping those in uniform through this program to make their transition as smooth as possible.

Interested in becoming a Pallas Skillbridge Fellow? More details can be found here.

Meet the Fellows
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Jonathan Nelson

Jonathan joined Pallas as a DoD SkillBridge fellow after serving 11 years of active duty in the U.S. Navy. He has experience in strategic communications, technical and operational broadcast management, content creation, event coordination, and leadership within the Navy. Jonathan holds a bachelor's degree in communications from University of Maryland Global Campus and will be attending Georgetown's Walsh School of Foreign Service Security Studies Master's Program.
Iris Robare

Iris joined Pallas as a DoD SkillBridge fellow after serving in the United States Marine Corps as a COMMSTRAT Officer. During her time as a Public Affairs Officer, she coordinated numerous multi-lateral press conferences and media engagements with major Japan and Australian media outlets. She also brings legislative affairs experience having held various legislative internships working on mental health care reform. She holds a B.A. from Michigan State University and was a social science scholar, political science scholar, and research fellow at the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research at Michigan State University.
Matthew Bernard

Matthew joined Pallas as a DoD SkillBridge fellow after serving in the United States Navy as a Naval Aviator. Matthew is an MH-60R pilot by trade with experience aboard Cruisers, Destroyers, and Aircraft Carriers. He also brings significant congressional affairs experience having worked with the Appropriations Committee and the Navy Office of Legislative Affairs. He holds a B.A. from The Citadel and a MIPP from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
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