Our Community Impact

We pledge to give back and continuously improve our community not only through the value and quality of the projects that we undertake, but by supporting local organizations that contribute to this growth as well. Founder & CEO Michael Waldrop, is heavily involved with many organizations in Central Florida that provide support, therapy, and financial assistance to active and inactive military personnel and their families.

A Dedicated Leader

Michael T. Waldrop, Founder & CEO

  • City of Orlando’s Veteran Council – Chairman
  • Florida Association of Veteran Owned Businesses – Founder
  • Founding Board Member – Camaraderie Foundation, Inc. 501(c)3
  • West Orange Chamber of Commerce – Chairman, Board of Directors
  • Salvation Army, Advisory Board of Directors – Past Vice-Chairman
  • Orange County Industrial Development Authority – Past Vice-Chairman
  • Leadership Orlando Class #53 – Graduate
  • Orange County Public Schools Foundation – Past Board of Directors
  • Downtown Orlando Partnership – Past Board of Directors
  • Central Florida Veterans Association
  • Life Member – Military Order of the Purple Heart
  • Life Member – Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • American Legion – Member
  • Top Inductee – 2019 State of Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame

Our Partnerships

A non-profit organization, The Camaraderie Foundation seeks to provide Service Members and their families with support, encouragement and counseling to alleviate the stress associated with their transition from the battlefield back into society. Through the healing of their invisible wounds, The Camaraderie Foundation is truly saving marriages, saving families and saving lives.
The Florida Association of Veteran Owned Businesses is a Veteran’s Chamber of Commerce advocating for its fellow Veteran Business Owners in the state of Florida. Its efforts are to enhance supplier diversity to benefit Veteran-owned Business within local, state and with large private corporations’ small business programs and bring awareness to the innovative and talented entrepreneurs in the Veteran community.
The Mayor’s Veterans Advisory Council has a proud history of serving our community through education and outreach. This dedicated group of volunteers, representing more than 20 veterans’ organizations, puts together quality events that raise awareness of significant milestones, holidays and veteran-related topics.
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