Gray Tompson is a graduate of the US Naval Academy and served as a Nuclear Trained Surface Warfare Officer. He’s now an Account Executive for a major energy firm based out of Raleigh-Durham, NC; in this episode, we talk about how his job search evolved following a gap year he took to focus on family and to set new priorities for his life as a civilian. We also discuss how his time aboard a nuclear powered aircraft carrier positioned him to solve problems for his clients and to be able to succeed in a business discipline that requires professionalism, customer service, and technical communication skills.