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Joanna DeMott, MHR, PHP

Joanna DeMott is on a mission to help service members, veterans, and military spouses start, maintain, and enhance their careers.


Joanna holds a Master of Human Relations degree from the University of Oklahoma, a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Maryland Global Campus, and a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute.


Throughout her career, Joanna moved all over the world - from Germany to Japan, East Coast to West - through many different career paths.


Joanna was gainfully employed, unemployed, and underemployed. She worked and volunteered with many different organizations in a variety of roles while raising 3 boys and navigating multiple deployments. Joanna worked in many career fields, including Government Contracting, Marine Corps Personal & Family Readiness, Higher Education, Non-profit, and Business Development.


In 2019, Joanna’s husband retired from the Marine Corps. Joanna and her family are now

navigating retirement while she shares her experience as a military spouse, student, mother, and professional to assist those currently serving, veterans, military children, and military spouses in navigating the many resources available to help them complete their education, find gainful employment, increase career readiness, start businesses, and create the network they need to succeed.


Joanna is the CEO of JDeMott, LLC providing military cultural training

to corporations interested in attracting and retaining military-connected employees.

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