May 2014

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/25457.mp3 Veteran Entrepreneur Week    [caption id="attachment_7945" align="alignright" width="150"] Dr, Mike Haynie[/caption] Dr. Mike Haynie - Executive Director of Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University - Highlight Here Dr. Michael Haynie is The Barnes Professor of Entrepreneurship at Syracuse University. His research is focused on entrepreneurial thinking and has been published in the top journals. Mike served for 14 years as an officer in the U.S. Air Force and taught at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He founded the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program and early 800 veterans have received EBV training since 2007. The Secretary of the Army recognized it as a ‘National Best Practice.’ He has been featured on CBS’ 60 Minutes and the ABC Evening News with Diane Sawyer.      [caption id="attachment_7949" align="alignright" width="150"] Jose Perez[/caption] Jose Perez - President of Frontline Support Solutions - Highlight Here Joe Perez calls himself the “VetBizMan!” Joe served until 1998, and then rejoined his family business. He grew the company from the low six figure's to a multi-million dollar company and was recognized nationally by Hispanic Business Magazine as one of the 100 Fastest Growing Businesses in America in 2006. In early 2010, he started Frontline Support Solutions, to help Service Disabled Veterans. The company was designed to provide employment opportunities to veterans interested in federal contracting opportunities. Joe is very active in Hispanic and local business organizations in San Antonio.   [caption id="attachment_7951" align="alignright" width="124"] Sue Bozgoz[/caption] Sue Bozgoz - Health and Fitness Instructor, Executive Director at I Run 4 God - Highlight Here Sue Bozgoz's energy is contagious and her efforts on behave of female soldiers and veterans are amazing. She was an All Army Marathoner, Lieutenant Colonel, Service Disabled Veteran, and is now president of The ir4g Global Running Association. The ir4g Running Club was formed for all veterans, service disabled veterans, runners and potential runners with a mission. Also, Sue discusses the issues facing female soldiers and veterans and her efforts to help.         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/25429.mp3 Veteran Entrepreneur Week   [caption id="attachment_7728" align="alignright" width="180"] Scott Boyette[/caption] Scott Boyette - President & CEO at Boyette Enterprises - Highlight Here Scott Boyette was a logistics office in the Air Force and now runs Boyette Enterprises, a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned business. Scott is also Business Development Manager at CB&A Project Management Services. Scott attended the Vet Boot Camp at LSU and learned how to get started. He gives some great advice about FBO.gov and how to get government contracts.      [caption id="attachment_7734" align="alignright" width="200"] Larry Broughton[/caption] Larry Broughton - Founder/CEO of broughtonHOTELS, E&Y Entrepreneur Winner and Best-Selling Author of VICTORY: 7 Entrepreneur Success Strategies for Veterans - Highlight Here Larry Broughton is a leader in the boutique hotel industry and Co-Founder and CEO of Broughton Advisory Group, a  transformational leadership organization. The clients include Turner Broadcasting and The Pentagon.  Larry won the Ernst & Young’s prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year award, the National Veteran-Owned Business Association Vetrepreneur Award. He is the best-selling co-author of “The Next Big Thing,” and “VICTORY: 7 Entrepreneurial Success Strategies for Veterans.”      [caption id="attachment_458" align="alignright" width="200"] Keith Hedgspeth[/caption] Keith Hedgspeth - Co-Founder of healthpons - Highlight Here Keith Hedgspeth was a West Point grad and the guy AT&T selected to move their operations out of New York after 911. He accomplished the move under budget and ahead of schedule. Now, he is working to solve healthcare. healthpons is like Travelocity for doctors. Doctors sent cash prices and patients can buy the goods and services they need. Their company's traction so far has been unbelievable. The company was even featured on a follow up segment of Shark Tank!         ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/25414.mp3 Veteran Entrepreneurship Week!    [caption id="attachment_7714" align="alignright" width="128"] Mechel Glass[/caption] Mechel Glass, PMP - Vice President of Education at ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions and Author of The Veteran's Money Book: A Step-by-Step Program to Help Military Veterans Build a Personal Financial Action Plan and Map Their Futures - Highlights Here Mechel Glass is our first guest during our special week devoted to veteran entrepreneurs! She is a certified financial educator and works with the National Foundation for Credit Counseling and is a certified project management professional with the Project Management Institute. Her first book The Veteran's Money Book, written with Scott Scredon, was released in April 2014.      [caption id="attachment_7719" align="alignright" width="200"] William Osgood[/caption] William Osgood - Veteran & Small Business Advocate  - Highlights Here William Osgood is a medically discharged Marine. In 2004, William started CFR & Associates to helping SB/Veteran business owners create wealth and freedom. He believes in helping their businesses to enjoy the fruits of their labor and to invest in the future opportunities for Veterans! Williams uses his 3C1P Formula to help veterans get government contracts and will show you how!      [caption id="attachment_7723" align="alignright" width="200"] Joe Lindenmayer[/caption] Joe Lindenmayer - Co-Owner of TSS Photography & Young Masters Franchise Systems and Chairman of VetFran - Highlights Here Joe Lindenmayer owns a company that takes team pictures for youth and sports organizations for associations, schools, recreation facilities and other groups. He is the parent franchiser for others around the US. His 18 years of hands-on experience is now helping veterans, especially as part of his efforts with VetFran.         ...