Josh Karrasch is the Founder and CEO of TheGunDude.com. He grew up in Bradford, PA and served as a paramedic in Pittsburgh after high school. He joined the Navy shortly after 9/11 and served for 5 years as a corpsman.
He went to UC Santa Cruz after the Navy, moved to Washington, D.C. and then worked in Pentagon Force Protection Agency for over 4 years. He left his government job in 2013 to start TheGunDude.com
In this interview, we talk his Navy experience, the importance of branding, veteran events, and the challenges of running a business in a highly regulated environment.
People thought I was crazy….to leave the government and go start my own business”