Military Entrepreneur Show | A Resource for Transitioning Veterans
By Dan Evans
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The Military Entrepreneur Show is the premiere resource for business minded veterans. If you are entrepreneurial and want to learn how others like you made it in business and as entrepreneurs; this show is for YOU! As I prepare for my own transition, my goal is to help others who are getting out of the military supplement their transition process from the stories of veterans who've made it in real-world business.
||Noah Currier | Marine & Founder of OscarMike.org||In 2003, 21 year old Marine Corporal Noah Currier from Poplar Grove, IL, was deployed to Iraq with Charlie Co 1st LAR as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Three days after arriving home from combat Noah and a fellow Marine were in a vehicle headed back .||9/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Justin Constantine | Professional Speaker & Leadership Consultant||As a Marine officer, Justin Constantine volunteered for deployment to Iraq in 2006, and served as a Civil Affairs Team Leader while attached to an infantry battalion. While on a routine combat patrol, Justin was shot in the head by a sniper.||8/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Anthony Garcia | CEO & Co-Founder of Guide-On.com||Anthony Garcia is the CEO & co-founder of GuideOn, Inc. GuideOn's Mission is pioneering technology solutions for the transitioning Veteran.||8/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Ryan Michler | Founder of Order of Man||Ryan Michler served in the National Guard and is the founder of Order of Man, a podcast dedicated to taking back what it means to be a man. His program focuses on learning from the best men our world has to offer,||8/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Michael Zacchea | U.S. Marine & Veteran Advocate||Michael Zacchea served in the Marine Corps. Mike has been involved in several key business geared to help Veterans. He founded the CT Veterans Chamber of Commerce 501(c)6 organization in 2013, the only veterans organization registered to lobby in the C.||8/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Raphael Hernandez | CEO of Phase 5 Strategies||Raphael Hernandez served as the Chief Marketing Officer for the Marine Corps Recruiting Command, United States Marine Corps and in coordination with J. Walter Thompson Atlanta, the Marine Corps' advertising agency, led a strategically aligned,||7/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||AJ Richards | CEO of Rush Club Nation||AJ Richards served in the Utah National Guard and started a few businesses over the years. AJ is also an entrepreneur and the CEO of Rush Club Nation.||7/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Mika J. Cross | Workplace Transformation Strategist||Mika J. Cross is a seasoned Workplace Transformation Strategist specializing in innovative global workplace initiatives, culture change, strategic communications, knowledge management, next generation/future workplace predictions,||7/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Garth Massey | MLMethods Chief Leadership Officer||LtCol. Garth Massey is the Chief Leadership Officer for MLMethods, a learning and development firm based out of Los Angeles, CA. Building on his military experiences, Garth is currently serving as an infantry battalion commander in the reserves.||7/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Gordon Whitehead | Developing Emerging Leaders 24×7||Gordon Whitehead specializes in leadership and organizational development with a particular interest in helping emerging leaders accelerate their leadership growth.||6/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Dan & Stephanie Evans | Thoughts on Preparing to Leave Military Service||Dan & Stephanie talk candidly about preparing to leave military service. They discuss how they came to the decision, faith, and planning for the road ahead.||6/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Kevin “Rabs” Bemel | Navy Rabbi & Entrepreneur||Rabbi Kevin Bemel joined the United States Navy after spending over 20 years in the business world. After nine years on active duty, he returned to civilian business to help veterans find high-paying jobs and start businesses.||6/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Travis Scott Collier | Author of Command Your Transition||Travis Scott Collier, a Georgia native- graduated from the US Coast Guard Academy and spent his career immersed in the Coast Guard’s military training system. He holds a Master’s in Instructional & Performance Technology from Boise State University,||6/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Justin M Sloan | Marine Turned Creative Genius||Justin Sloan served in the Marines for five years, He went on to study fiction in the Master of Arts writing program at Johns Hopkins and interned with the Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review. He's authored several fiction books and nonfiction books alike.||5/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Heather MacArthur | Executive Management Coach||Heather MacArthur has been career coaching individuals at all levels and across various industries for fifteen plus years. Her career has spanned from serving in the Air Force as a Russian Linguist for the National Security Agency,||5/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Sarah Plummer Taylor | Marine Turned Author, Speaker & Entrepreneur||Sarah Plummer Taylor, MSWc is a holistic health coach and social scientist who practically, personally, and inspirationally encourages others to enhance all areas of their well-being. A former Intelligence Officer in the Marine Corps and Military Olymp.||5/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Nick Bradfield | Founder of Divvy Investments||Nick Bradfield is the founder of Divvy Investments LLC, a registered investment advisor with the SEC. He started his career in financial services as a financial advisor with a large brokerage firm. Through this experience,||4/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Dan Myatt | Air Force EOD Officer Turned Social Entrepreneur||Dan Myatt left the stability of his job serving in the United States Air Force in 2015. He is the co-founder and CEO of Mavuno, a 501c3 nonprofit organization started while on active duty. Mavuno is committed to ending extreme poverty in eastern Congo.||4/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Eric Wright PhD | Navy Veteran & Co-Founder of Vets2PM.com||This week's episode of the Military Entrepreneur Show features Navy Veteran turned MPM, PhD & PMP, Eric Wright. He is a two-service, two-era Military Veteran; Co-Founder and CEO of Vets2PM; an experienced, credentialed project manager and recognized me.||4/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Dr. Theresa Larson | Marine Officer & Warrior||Dr. Theresa Larson received her doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Saint Augustine in San Diego California. She is a former Marine Corps Engineer Officer and Combat Veteran. She played professional softball in Italy as well as semi-pr.||4/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Dean Bundschu | Executive Director of Bunker Labs RDU||Dean Bundschu currently serves as the Executive Director of Bunker Labs Raleigh-Durham. He is an entrepreneur, accomplished sales professional and business advisor who has spent his entire career building successful businesses.||3/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Annelle Despaignes | US Army to Fox Sports||Annelle Despaignes served in the United States Army Reserve for ten years. Upon transitioning out of the Army, she sought out an opportunity with Fox Sports, she currently works as a Production Operations Coordinator.||3/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Brandon Knotts | Fighter Pilot & Entrepreneur||Brandon Knotts served as a fighter pilot in the Marine Corps Reserve, he went on to found multiple companies to include a technical recruiting and IT firm, Dash2 Group.||3/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Scott Levy | U.S. Marine & Actor||This episode of the Military Entrepreneur Show features Marine turned acting professional, Scott Levy. We'll dive into his journey from when he left the Marines, to developing key skillsets. Scott reveals how he turned his passion for acting into a hig.||3/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Michael Penney | Infantry Marine Turned Podcaster & Military Entrepreneur||Michael Penney enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and began his service in Twentynine Palms, CA with 3rd Battalion 7th Marines, Weapons Co. He served in two tours of duty, both to Ramadi, Iraq. After re-enlisting in 2007,||3/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Mark Babbitt | USAF Vet Turned Leadership Expert & Entrepreneur||This week's Military Entrepreneur is Mark Babbitt, a renowned business speaker, author, and leadership expert. He served four years in the United States Air Force, he managed to master the art of building relationships in his transition.||2/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Brandon Buttrey | FMF Corpsman Turned Entrepreneur||This episode of The Military Entrepreneur Show features a candid interview with Brandon Buttrey, entrepreneur and founder of Counter Strike Coffee & also the Marketing and Social Media Manager for the Lone Survivor Foundation.||2/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Rick Yost | Entrepreneur & Co-Founder of VeteransList||Rick Yost is a serial entrepreneur, attorney, author, and the co-founder of VeteransList. A service-disabled veteran himself, Rick brings his 12 years of military experience as an Army officer, extensive education (MBA/JD),||2/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Lydia Davey | Marine Combat Correspondent Turned PR Pro||Lydia Davey is a vision-driven communications strategist and the Founder/CEO of Moriah Creatives PR. She leads a team of gifted designers and storytellers to elevate small business and consultancy client brands nationwide.||2/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||James Brobyn & Chris Maloney | Two Marine Officers Turned Entrepreneurs||This week features James Brobyn and Chris Maloney- two Marine Officers and friends who recently left active duty and started their own business. We discuss why they left active duty, family, entrepreneurship, and their newest venture- CauseEngine||1/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Byron Chen | What Veterans Must Know About Salary Negotiation||Founder and Host of the SuccessVets Podcast, Byron Chen tells us what veterans must know about salary negotiation before its too late. For most transitioning servicemembers, getting into corporate terrain can appear cloudy and unfamiliar- the thought o.||1/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas | Marine Captain, Author & Entrepreneur||Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas earned her PhD in Health Promotion and Health Education. She is an assistant professor at Charleston Southern University. A former Captain in the Marine Corps, she loves to work with other military veterans.||1/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Aaron Walker | Success with Mastermind Groups||In this episode of the Military Entrepreneur Show, Aaron Walker talks about how he accelerated his success over the last decade with mastermind groups as a catalyst. Learn the intricacies of assembling and hosting a group of like-minded individuals to .||1/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tom Schwab | Naval Academy Grad & Marketing Entrepreneur||Thomas Schwab graduated with honors from the United States Naval Academy in 1987 with a degree in mechanical engineering. He served for 5 years as a Naval Officer and left the military with a young family to work at Stryker.||12/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Michael Brito | U.S. Marine Turned Social Marketing Pro||In this episode of the Military Entrepreneur show, Michael Brito and I discuss digital strategies for transitioning service members to build a personal brand. Michael feels that in some cases, there is a disconnect between companies and the tremendous .||12/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Matt Butler | Air Force Officer & Rollors Entrepreneur||United States Air Force LtCol. Matt Butler is the inventor of Rollors, a popular outdoor game that can be enjoyed in the backyard with the family, on the beach, or with friends tailgating.||12/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Air Force Pilot Turned Franchise Entrepreneur Matt Miller||Matt Miller spent the first 9 years of his career as an Air Force pilot, before entering the corporate world to work at both Abbott Laboratories and Valassis. While a top performer for both companies, his long term desire was to start a business and be.||11/18/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Nicole Heffel Navy Veteran and Attorney at Law||Nicole Heffel served in the United States Navy as a Master-at-Arms for 5 years, under both Marine Corps and Navy commands. During her active duty enlistment she was able to complete her undergraduate degree, despite the high demands of the military.||11/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Aaron Saari | Army Officer & Growth Strategist||Aaron Saari is a growth strategist and entrepreneur living in San Francisco. He graduated from West Point in 2007 and soon thereafter deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. He served as an engineer officer before leaving the Army in 2012.||11/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Wes Schaeffer Air Force Veteran & Sales Whisperer||Wes Schaeffer is The Sales Whisperer ®, a ruthlessly pragmatic entrepreneur, sales trainer, copywriter, and speaker who believes marketing is just selling in print. A graduate of the Air Force Academy, he spent 5 years on active duty with assignments i||10/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Amber Robinson | U.S. Army Veteran & Nonprofit Leader||Amber Robinson is a non-profit vice president and communications director, public relations freelancer, writer, editor and Army Combat Veteran. Amber entered the military as a Public Affairs soldier at the age of 24.||10/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Paul A. Dillon | Vietnam Veteran & Entrepreneurship Advocate||Paul Dillon is a a U.S. Army Reserve veteran, he served in Vietnam as a 1st Lieutenant, and was awarded 2 Bronze Star Medals. Paul is also a Certified Management Consultant with more than 37 years of experience in the professional services industry.||10/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tom Morkes Army Veteran & Founder of Insurgent Publishing||Tom Morkes is a West Point grad, Iraq War veteran, and founder of InsurgentPublishing.com, a company that helps authors launch their books to bestseller. You can get inside his brain at Tommorkes.com where he applies what he learned leading troops in c.||9/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Sam Meek U.S. Marine & CEO of Sandboxx||Honorably discharged as a Sergeant of Marines, Sam Meek began his career with WR Platform Advisors, a hedge fund investment platform, where he supported the executive team as Vice President of Business Development.||9/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Jim Perkins | Army Officer & Founder of Military Mentors||Jim Perkins is an Army officer and the founder of Military Mentors. He is a nerd at heart who currently lives in Washington, DC with his wife while attending business school. He is passionate about leader development,||8/31/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||USMC Captain Byron Chen Founder of SuccessVets||Byron was a Captain in the United States Marine Corps and a graduate of the United States Naval Academy. His six years of active duty included one deployment to Iraq and two company commands. He currently resides in Santa Rosa, California.||8/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Nate Scott | Army Veteran, Author of Life Is Rich & Entrepreneur||Nate Scott's personal mission is to live each day principle-centered based upon biblical teachings, to be a person of value and personal influence. He specializes in teaching people how to think versus what to think about living a rich life.||7/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Adam Contos | From U.S. Marine to RE/MAX||In this episode of the Military Entrepreneur Show, you'll learn about Adam's journey from the Marines to law enforcement, entrepreneurial ventures, and valuable lessons he learned along the way. He shares his thoughts and connects the dots on the envir.||7/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Koka Sexton | U.S. Army to LinkedIn||Koka Sexton is a veteran of the United States Army and served his country as a military police officer. Today, he is one of the most recognized social experts in the technology industry.||7/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||U.S. Marine Captain & Entrepreneur Dr. Gordon Whitehead||Ep. 4 U.S. Marine Captain & Entrepreneur Dr. Gordon Whitehead||5/22/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Dan Evans U.S. Marine & Founder of the Military Entrepreneur Show||Dan Evans is interviewed by his wife, Stephanie about his aspirations and journey from the Marines and transitioning into a new career. Check out this episode!||5/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Heather Dopson | U.S. Air Force Veteran & Social Media Entrepreneur||Heather Dopson is a proud Texan and veteran of the United States Air Force. After serving four years, she got a job with Texas Instruments and later on became a police officer. She currently helps brands understand how to incorporate social media into .||4/21/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Eric L. Mitchell Founder of Social Hangout Team||Military entrepreneur and unstoppable force behind #SocialHangout, Eric L. Mitchell has never been accused of being shy. This hard-charging Marine attacks issues with the same enthusiasm and drive he displayed while defending our country.||4/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Military Veteran Entrepreneurs
Dan, thanks for providing such a valuable resource for transitioning service members, especially those looking to start their own businesses. I have really enjoyed listening to these interviews.
Great nuggets of success!
Dan does a great job diving into the heads of his interviewees. He asks thoughtful questions about starting/running businesses and overcoming challenges along the way. Every episode provides nuggets of success to arm fellow vetrepreneurs (and future ones) to be able to attack entrepreneurship. Thanks!
A Must Follow for All Veterans Looking To Transition!
The work Dan does for veterans is amazing! Every episode he adds value to the veteran community by hosting guests who have been through the transition process and are helping to pave the way for the next generation of veterans looking to change the world!
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