American Dream U

Founded 2003

Our ADU community is strong and growing

 Event Attendees

1000s of military families lives changed


More events coming to more bases


Including the Pentagon

Meet The President

Phil Randazzo

Founder of American Dream U

After working with a special forces soldier who was in 24/7 fight or flight mode, pre-diabetic, and not able to sleep through the night, I was able to help him change a few things about his morning and evening routine to get him on track to create the life he wanted.

This led me on a mission to help other veterans and military personnel, and in 2003 I founded American Dream U, a military transition program (both online and in person) that helps transitioning military members find their dream job or start a business after they leave the military.

American Dream U offers two main services for transitioning veterans:
  1. Online programs and educational workshop events. American Dream U’s online programs (ADU LIVE) are catered to helping veterans become successful professionals in the world of business, with breadth in courses; everything from entrepreneurship to the intricacies of setting up a LinkedIn profile.
  2. American Dream U’s workshop events are fueled by the same purpose; offering unique, differentiating benefits when paired with the online courses such as networking and connecting with other veterans, as well as hearing personal success stories of post-service careers.
Who We Help
Military, Veteran and spouses are our mission and the stats below reflect the need. Here at American Dream U, we believe that a smoother transition will go a long way in improving these stats in the future.
  • The unemployment rate for all veterans in February 2021 was 5.5 percent, currently it is at its high at 7.6%
  • About 500,000 veterans across the country actively looking for jobs
  • Approximately 264,000 servicemembers transition from military service to civilian life each year, according to DOD
  • 2 out of 3 new veterans will find it difficult to transition
  • 22 – 28 veterans will commit suicide each day


Contact Details