Episode 36: Ron Adams, From U.S. Army Drill Sergeant to Franchise Owner

Veteran Entrepreneur and Franchise Owner

Ron Adams, Former Army NCO, Owner N-Hance Revolutionary Wood Renewal, Columbia, SC

Ron Adams is the owner of N-Hance Revolutionary Wood Renewal in Columbia, SC. Prior to owning the franchise, he spent over 24 years in the United States Army, serving in Operation Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn. In his Army Career, he served in a wide variety of roles to include Drill Sergeant, and overseeing large numbers of civilian employees.

After deciding to retire from the Army, Ron struggled to find a career that interested him. During a career fair, he ran across a business coach that turned him on to the idea of a Franchise. In the interview, Ron talks about how he was able to find the right franchise, get funding for his business, launch the business, and then make it a success.

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Episode 35: Craig Candelore, Founder Honoring Our Troops, Army Veteran

Craig Candelore, Army Veteran, Founder Honoring Our Troops

Craig Candelore served for over 32 years of service in the United States Army on Active Duty and in the Reserves. Craig served in Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is an attorney who owns his on practice and he is the founder of … [Continue reading]

Episode 34: Bill McNeely, Army Veteran, To Dare Is To Do

Bill McNeely, US Army Veteran, Founder Delivr To Me

Bill McNeely is a former Army Officer who served in Iraq in the Army and later served through the Middle East to include Afghanistan as a civilian. He is currently the founder of Delivr To Me. Bill had a successful career in the Army and even … [Continue reading]

Episode 32: Tom Morkes, Online Entrepreneur, Author, Publisher, Army Veteran

Veteran Entrepreneur (Vetrepreneur) Tom Morkes

Tom Morkes is an Iraq War Veteran who served as a U.S. Army Officer. He is the Founder and CEO of Insurgent Publishing and Co-Founder of HighSpeedLowDrag.org. He is the author of 3 books:  The Art of Instigating,2 Days With Seth Godin and The … [Continue reading]

Episode 31: Matt Theriault, Real Estate Investor, Author, USMC Veteran

Matt Theriault, Real Estate Investor, Entrepreneur, Author, USMC Veteran

Matt Theriault is a United States Marine Corps Veteran, Entrepreneur and Author. Matt grew up in California and talks about his decision to join the Marines after a failed attempt at college and a need to toughen himself up. His journey took him from … [Continue reading]

Episode 30: Tim Lawson, Founder Lawson Entertainment, Former U.S. Marine

Tim Lawson Veteran Empire Podcast Host, Former Marine

For Episode 30, I got a chance to sit down with a fellow Veteran Podcaster. Tim Lawson is the the founder of Lawson Entertainment and he is the host of the Veteran Empire Podcast. In the interview, Tim talks about how he battled cancer at a young age … [Continue reading]

Episode 29: Rorke Denver, U.S. Navy SEAL, New York Times Bestselling Author, Star of The Movie Act of Valor

Rorke Denver, Navy SEAL, New York Times Bestselling Author, Star of Act of Valor

I had the opportunity to interview Lieutenant Command Rorke Denver for Episode 29 (thanks to Jared Easley from Starve The Doubts for making this one possible). Rorke is a graduate of Syracuse University where he was an All American in Lacrosse. In … [Continue reading]

Episode 28: Mark L. Rockefeller, Co-Founder/CEO StreetShares, Air Force Veteran

Mark L. Rockefeller, Co-Founder and CEO StreetShares, Air Force Veteran

Mark Rockefeller is the is Co-Founder/CEO at StreetShares.com, a platform where select investors compete to invest in high-growth Veteran-owned and Main Street businesses. Mark grew up in Colorado Springs, CO and attended the University of … [Continue reading]