Jake Wood to Receive Pat Tillman Award for Service at The 2018 ESPYS

The Pat Tillman Award for Service was created to honor former NFL player and U.S. Army Ranger Pat Tillman. Tillman left a successful NFL career to enlist in the U.S. Army in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks. After giving himself to service, Tillman ultimately lost his life in eastern Afghanistan. The annual Pat … Read More

Puerto Rico Update: 100 Families Served

As you’ve heard us mention once or twice before, we have a bias for action. We may get a thing wrong here or there but we get it right more often than not. Our response to the enormity of the housing crisis in Puerto Rico has been confirmed as the right call by more than 100 … Read More

Carhartt Joins Team Rubicon in its Mission to Serve Those Impacted By Natural Disasters

Carhartt, America’s premium workwear brand since 1889, today announced a partnership with Team Rubicon, a veteran-led global disaster response organization. Helping victims of disaster get back to work is a key component of Carhartt’s community affairs initiative, and through this partnership, the workwear company will help support Team Rubicon’s effort to provide the greatest service … Read More

Memorial Day: A Call to Action

Here is a call to action. Do one thing to learn more about the significance of Memorial Day. Do one thing to learn more about a person or a battle; visit a battlefield, national cemetery, or maybe the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Do one thing to remember and honor the military service members who have given … Read More

Team Rubicon named one of America’s Best Workplaces of 2018

As organizational cultures go, TR’s is pretty unique. For that reason our CEO, Jake Wood, and other leaders, often get asked to speak on leadership, culture and team-building. We get invited to take a lot of surveys, measuring what’s special about TR. We ask our employees to spend a lot of time assessing and reflecting … Read More

As We Lead, Build Trust

Trust is one of the most binary emotions we have. Do you trust me? Do I trust you? If that answer is anything other than yes or no, we are probably fooling ourselves. Trust is earned. It is an emotional, sometimes irrational, truly instinctual feeling — it is experienced, sometimes with joy and often with … Read More