John Wayne Mullins is an officer in the Coast Guard Reserve and the founder of JWM-Coaching LLC. His leadership coaching practice offers entrepreneurs and small business owners a formal process for actualizing structured goals. He writes frequently for LinkedIn about Employee Engagement, Succession Planning, and expanding your Comfort Zone. We discuss his decision to start… Read more »

Bronchae Brown is a former Marine Corps aviator and the CEO of Zoomiee, a company tackling the challenge of providing photography on-demand for attendees at school events, sporting games, and live performances who want to get out from behind their smartphone and be present in the moment. Bronchae left a lucrative career in computer science… Read more »

  Robert Woods transitioned from the Air Force using the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill to earn an education and launch his career. He is now the founder of Banneret Career Consulting, focused on helping other veterans do the same. He also hosts his own show called The Knight’s Tale Podcast where he interviews other veterans, employers, and… Read more »

  Anthony DeToto’s career is in private wealth management and in today’s conversation we hear about his transition as an Army officer, but the reason why we were introduced and the focus of this podcast is on 1836Veterans, an organization he founded to help veterans in the Houston area create small businesses in the lower-middle market…. Read more »

  Bill Kieffer is the President and Chief Advisor for Kieffer & Associates, LTD. He is also a TEDx speaker, former U.S. Army officer, and Ohio native. His career has focused on training, leading, and shaping organizations from within the talent management and human capital department of the companies he has worked for. I was… Read more »

  Josh Duntz is a Navy EOD Master Technician experienced in leading small, high performing and dynamic teams of special operations personnel. Josh has done seemingly everything possible to engage proactively with his military-to-civilian transition. Over the last couple of years he has finished his bachelor’s degree, completed the 6-month transition fellowship with The Honor… Read more »

  Today’s conversation is with John Boerstler CEO of Combined Arms, an organization helping veterans transition to Houston and the greater Texas market after their military service. John and I discuss how he is approaching this mission and the unique way his team is creating a bridge for service members looking to network, go back to school, and… Read more »

  Today’s conversation is with Naval Academy graduate and former nuclear-trained naval officer Tom Schwab. Tom transitioned to corporate America after his service and leads a media marketing business called Interview Valet. His focus is on making introductions between guests and podcasters to help clients tell their story and share their ideas with new audiences… Read more »

  Jon Macaskill is a U.S. Navy SEAL, Mindfulness Practitioner, Expert Monotasker, and Certified Wrong Thinker. After 20+ years as both an enlisted sailor and a commissioned officer, he is transitioning out of the military and launching a mindfulness and emotional intelligence coaching company – Macaskill Consulting, aiming to bring meditation, mindfulness, and EQ to organizations… Read more »

Claude Burns is the CEO and founder of Office Libations. After exiting the Navy following six years as an Information Professional Officer, Claude attended the MIT Sloan School of Management where he earned his MBA, taking the plunge directly into entrepreneurship after graduation. In 2014 he founded Noble Brewer by scaling-up specialty craft beer recipes… Read more »