Kelle Costa - My Vetforce Story

Kelle Costa – My Vetforce Story

Position at Simplus:



Experience in Salesforce:

3 years


Military Job:

Ordinance then Finance Officer


How did you discover Salesforce?

Husband—He worked for Salesforce


How did (are) you train(ing) to become Salesforce Certified?

Completed trail through Vetforce, got to sit in on a Bootcamp class, then I was hooked.


What is your #vetforcevictory story into Simplus?

I attended a Vetforce job fair event with some friends. I already had a job I loved, but went to support and because there was food there. Joe Carr and John Garvens were next to the hors d’oeuvres.


How has Vetforce made an impact on your life?

Vetforce allowed me to return to the workforce after eight years out raising my kids.


What does the Vetforce community mean to you?

Vetforce has been instrumental in helping me to learn a new skill, guiding me and giving me the support needed to return to the workforce, and helping provide for my family.


What advice do you have for new Vetforce members?

Vetforce is no gimmick. You have nothing to lose and a lot to gain.


What are some career-oriented goals you have?

I would like to get my hands on development in Salesforce and become an architect.


What are some personal (non-career) goals you have?

I would like to raise four kind and loving kids. I would like to spend as much time with them while they are still home.


Personal interests/hobbies:

I like to read, learn to code, and go on trips with my husband and kids.