Amauri Espinal

Community Outreach Engagement Specialist

Amauri is currently serving as Senior Engagement Coordinator at DVS. In this role, he is responsible for connecting veterans and their families to employment services, educational benefits, financial services, and business opportunities in Manhattan.

Before joining Team DVS, Amauri served as a Veterans Employment Specialist at the Bronx Workforce1 where he helped veterans and their spouses secure employment. Before moving on to Workforce1, he served as a Case Manager & Outreach Specialist at the Institute for Community Living where he helped house over 300 homeless veterans.

Amauri is a Staff Sergeant in the US Army Reserve where he’s deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom – in 2006 to Umm Qasr, and 2009 to Tikrit. He holds a BS in Public Administration from John Jay College and is currently pursuing an MSW from Fordham University. Amauri enjoys watching The Simpsons and NBA basketball.