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 in a popular, high-converting medium. Their slogan is, “You are the guest, we take care of the rest.”

Tom’s career began in the early 90’s in medical device sales where he quickly found his strength introducing people and helping create new conversations. This led him to develop a career in technology and conversation-based marketing strategies, ultimately found a business that gives him the ability to do what he loves while employing a team of 16 geographically-dispersed, remote-work marketing professionals.

Listen to this episode if you’re curious about what it takes to make a start in the medical device sales industry, how that skill set and experience helped someone like Tom transition to small-business ownership, and eventually entrepreneurship as a founder and CEO.

If you’re curious about how Tom and his team are helping companies meet and engage with new audiences through the medium of Podcast Interview Marketing, check out Interview Valet. You can download Tom’s 9 Secrets to Getting Booked on Your First Podcast and his Ultimate Podcast Guest Checklist.


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