It's been a short time since I transitioned out of the military and began a new career in Corporate America. Since then, I’ve had a minute to reflect back on what I now clearly know was overcoming one of the biggest hurdles of my adult life— reinventing myself.
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 his own boss.
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. He also consults for businesses on growth with his own company, Base of Fire, where he applies Silicon Valley technology and principles to automate operations, and op ...[Read More]
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 in South Korea and the Middle East, among others.
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. He developed several successful marketing strategies for the firm while playing a key role in operations and technology. Sam currently serves on various charitable boards that support t ...[Read More]
Dr. Gordon Whitehead is a leader with experience in business management, business development, information technology, and bringing new products to market. Gordon received his Bachelor of Arts from Oregon State University in Business with concentrations in both Business Administration and Finance, and a Minor in Japanese. He later graduated from George Fox University, a private liberal arts univer ...[Read More]
You’re in line at your favorite restaurant one day and out of the blue you recognize a familiar face. In walks the person who has the power to change everything about your life, your sanity, your income; it’s your dream job gatekeeper. It’s time to make a solid first impression…but you don’t.