Ep: 108 - Sean Ricks, Founder/CEO of Ricks Roasters

December 4, 2017

In this episode I get to talk with my friend Mr. Sean Ricks.  I had just met. Sean not to long ago at an event at Georgetown University where he was giving out samples of his coffee roasts.  Little did I know at the time that this coffee was going to change my life.

 

Sean has a great story, he is one of our nations Heroes still serving on Active Duty in the Navy and getting ready to retire.  Hear how Sean stared his company Ricks Roasters (www.ricksroasters.com) with the purpose of giving back to the homeless veteran community.  He and his wife are amazing people with big hearts and the work they doing in the community is award winning.  

 

Ever wanted to start your own business?  Maybe you want to roast coffee?  We happen to know the right folks that can help you!  Be sure to check out Ricks Roasters and order your coffee today. Side-note - Try the Heroes United blend… we hear its awesome! www.ricksroasters.com

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Ep: 107 - Travis Mathis Claim Academy

October 27, 2017

Take a listen as I sit down in this episode with U.S. Army Veteran Mr. Travis Mathis.

Hear Travis’s story as he shares his experience in the military and after several combat tours, his “Decision Hour” came upon him which landed him where he is today at Claim Academy claimacademystl.com/ 

Claim Academy is a St. Louis-based developer boot camp that offers 12-week classes in Full Stack Java and .NET/C# programming, as well as shorter classes in software development, technology and career development. Claim Academy promises to transform novices into industry ready, software developers/software engineers through rigorous coursework taught in-person by expert instructors. 

Claim Academy has a 95% placement rate and graduates, make, on average, $58,000 per year as a starting salary. Claim Academy graduates are currently employed, or are contracted with, some of the area’s top companies, including MasterCard, Scottrade, Centene, Mercy, RGA, Daugherty Business Systems, and others.

 Enjoy!

 

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Ep: 106 - Sean Lau - Veteran Recruiter at GoDaddy

October 20, 2017

Was great to sit down and talk with 22yr U.S. Navy Veteran and Veteran Recruiter at GoDaddy Mr. Sean Lau.  Sean talked about his background in the military and his role at GoDaddy.  He spoke very highly of GoDaddy and the Veteran Employee Resource Group and how they welcome new veterans to the company.  We discussed the “Veteran Culture Tour” that will be taking place on Oct 26 at GoDaddy’s Tempe office in Tempe, Arizona.  

 

If you are a veteran or spouse of one, go and check out this open house that GoDaddy is putting on.  This company is all about veterans, and little known fact for those that don’t know… GoDaddy Founder is a veteran. For more informatioon on the event, go to 

https://www.facebook.com/TheDecisionHour/

 

 

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Ep: 105 - Dwayne Paro, Veterans Coach/Author/Podcaster/Speaker

September 27, 2017

Join me as I sit and talk with U.S. Air Force Veteran, Author, Podcaster, Speaker and Coach Mr. Dwayne Paro.

If you are a active duty military or a veteran that has or getting ready to transition then make sure you listen up.  If you ever thought about getting a Business Coach or (Veteran Coach) now is the time to do it and Dwayne is the guy!  Dwayne talks to us about his career in the military, what it was like to transition out for him and why he is helping our nations heroes today. 

Dwayne is the founder of Landmark Life Coaching/T.E.A.M Vets 301-932-5430 www.landmarklifecoaching.com, has a podcast on iTunes called CharlieMike Podcast www.charliemikepodcast.com/itunes (a must listen!) and is a Guest blogger for Veterans on HuffingtonPost.com http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dwayne-paro/

Be sure to follow and reach out to Dwayne.  He can also be reached on LinkedIn here… https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/author/posts#published?trk=mp-reader-h

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Ep: 104 - Doc Collins - Veteran, Author, Speaker and Radio Host

September 20, 2017

Here is a man that you need to keep on eye on!  Take a listen as I talk with U.S. Army Veteran, Author, Key Note Speaker and Radio Host, Doc Collins.  Doc dives right in and shares his journy from being self-employed to joinging the military later on in life. Listeen as he shares his exerience about transitioning from the military to finding a passion for writing.  Here is a little Bio on Doc Collins. 

 

Doc Collins believes in bringing healing, hope, and understanding to the Military Family. His first of a 5 book series will hit Amazon and book shelves everywhere this October. While speaking, in Dallas this spring, he landed a 3 book deal with Scholastic, writing children's books. He'll co Author with his Sons, Titus and Maximus, helping the children of our Nation's Warfighter Community understand the principles of what make Mommy and Daddy so outstanding. He's shared international speaking stages with the likes of Bill Hybels, Dr. Chet Zelasko, and Condoleeza Rice. He's most recently the host of his own show, Patriot Heart Radio patriotheartpress.com

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Ep: 103 - Gabriel Wren, USMC veteran, Country Music Singer/songwriter and Entrepreneur

September 19, 2017

Sit back and relax as I sit down with my buddy, USMC veteran, Country Music Singer/songwriter and Entrepreneur Mr. Gabriel Wren.

 

It’s always great to talk to Gabe.  He always has something interesting to say or story to tell.  Gabe has a great story about his decision hour, from joining the Marines, to country music to buying and running a gun shop in Tennessee. Listen as he share what. He has gone through that helped get him to where he is today and how he keeps faith to continue on.  

 

Lucky to have him on the show and it was years in the making!  This is one you don’t want to miss!

 

Be sure to check out his music and the gun shop websites 

 

https://www.gabrielwren.com

 

https://northsidegunshop.com

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Ep: 102 - Ray Belden, CEO at Cherrywood Technologies Inc.

September 8, 2017

Great interview with U.S. Air Force Veteran and teh CEO at Cherrywood Technologies Inc.(https://cherry.host) Mr. Ray Belden.  Take a listen as Ray shares his story on the path he took to really find what it is that he really should be doing in life! Ray, loves working with computers and all things IT, and in hearing what he has done for jobs you might think otherwise until one day, he's "Decision Hour" came to him!  This is a story I think many can relate to on different levels and one you don't want to miss.

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Ep: 101 - Mathew Torres - Show Me the Cash

August 30, 2017

SHOW ME THE CASH!!!  In this episode that is what we do. Take a listen as I talk with U.S. Army Veteran and Sales Agent at Show Me the Cash, Mr. Mathew Torres.  Mathew is no stranger to the show as a few years ago he used to intern with us. He is off doing biggger things and helping small business get the money they need.  If you own a business and need some cash flow and not having any luck at the banks, then grab a pen and take notes!

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Ep: 100 - Lila Holley - Camouflaged Sisters

August 25, 2017

This was a very special episode. Not only because it was the 100th show we have done but it was who we had as a guest.  In the 100th episode I sit down with U.S. Army Veteran, Visionary Author, Speaker, 3x Award winning, Best selling Author, podcast host, the woman behind the Camouflaged Sisters movement and my dear friend Mrs. Lila Holley.

It’s been a little over a year since Lila has been on the show, since then she has become apart of the Heroes Media Group family with her show “In Sessions with the Camouflaged Sisters” where she sits down and interviews her co-authors of the books she has put together.  Lila, is a true leader in every meaning of the word.  Her vision of capturing the experiences of women who have served makes everything she does educational.  Every episode she has ever recorded, there is something that people can learn from.  

In this episode Lila catches us up on everything that has been going on, from trips, books, expanding the Camouflaged Sisters brand and share with us about a NEW book that is coming out “Behind the RANK”.  This is another must read!  Order your copy today at www.camouflagedsisters.com

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Ep: 099 - Jean South - Hire Served

August 18, 2017

You all are in for a real treat with this episode.  I sit down with my friend and CEO of Hire Served, Jean South.  This Marine Spouse, Former FBI Special Agent turned CEO is working with our nations heroes and the companies looking to hire them.   

 

Jean and I have some on going banter so it was really fun interviewing her.  She really has a big heart and always looking to help our community heroes. She is a wealth of knowledge and she shares some great advice that everyone can incorporate into their lives.  Grab a pen,  give this a listen and take notes! 

 

Also be sure to check out https://hireserved.com

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