Vernon Franklin joined the WOS team in November 2017 as a Client Service Manager in El Paso, TX. Vernon retired from the U.S. Navy in 2017 as a Senior Chief Petty Officer after 22 years of service. His assignments included tours onboard four ships, one major staff command and two tours as an Area Recruitment Manager. During his shipboard tours, he conducted numerous deployments in the Pacific and European areas of responsibility. Vernon brings with him a wide array of leadership, management, human resources and teaching experience.

Vernon holds a Master of Arts in Human Resource Development from Villanova University and a Master of Liberal Studies in Public Administration from Fort Hays State University. He is also certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).