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Episode 130 Dr. Julie Kinn with the Defense Health Agency

5/16/2019
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Defense Health Agency’s Connected Health Branch is the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) innovative provider of behavioral health technologies, supporting DoD’s goals for increasing access to care, establishing best practices and standards and reducing the stigma associated with seeking mental health services. Dr. Julie Kinn works for Defense Health Agency’s Connected Health Branch to help develop mobile apps and online resources to improve the lives of service members, veterans, and their...

Duration:00:53:09

Episode 129 Kirk Petty, Senior VP of Manufacturing at Capstone Turbine

5/7/2019
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In this episode I was excited to talk to Kirk Petty, a candidate Bradley-Morris placed about 12 years ago as he transitioned from the Marine Corps to a career in the power-generation industry. Kirk's time at Capstone Turbine has exposed him to a variety of roles and functions, leading to his current title as Senior Vice President of Manufacturing. Capstone manufactures a comprehensive lineup of clean-and-green microturbines that are able to run on a variety of gaseous or liquid fuels...

Duration:00:34:53

Episode 128 Robin Johnson - Employment Director with Army Soldier for Life

5/1/2019
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Today I spoke with Lieutenant Colonel Robin Johnson, Employment Director with the Army's Soldier for Life (SFL) program. Recently completed with Battalion command, Robin has joined the SFL team with the goals of raising awareness of the program and developing a culture of life-long engagement beyond merely the transition assistance program. In this episode we discuss her career and approach to the program, what the Army is doing to bridge the gap with employers and create a more...

Duration:00:56:11

Episode 127 David Gutierrez from Storehouse 3:10 Ventures

4/17/2019
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David Gutierrez is an active duty naval officer and co-founder of Storehouse 3:10 Ventures, a turnkey real estate business focused on offering cash-flowing real estate investment opportunities to the military and veterans, while upholding the ideals of honesty, integrity, and giving back to the community. In this episode we speak about his company, how he and his Naval Academy room mate made the decision to go into business as partners, and how he's managing these responsibilities while...

Duration:01:04:34

Episode 126 Barrett Scruggs, Director of Operations at SoFi

4/3/2019
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Today's guest is an alumnus of the Bradley-Morris placement process. Barrett Scruggs graduated from West Point and served in the Army as an officer for 5 years before making the transition to corporate banking via the Military Officer Leadership Program at Citi. He is now the Director of the Workforce Management Department at leading investment and banking firm Sofi based in Salt Lake City, UT. Barrett began his journey working with another recruiter and made his way to Bradley-Morris...

Duration:00:51:58

Episode 125 Chris Moreira, CEO and Founder at TeleDrip

3/26/2019
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I had an opportunity to interview Chris Moreira, US Marine Corps Aviator and the CEO of TeleDrip - a platform that uses AI to connect consumers and businesses. Chris and I met a few weeks ago at the LeadsCon 2019 trade show for marketing and technology where he was a panelist discussing how companies are keeping pace with advancements in marketing technology. Chris was gracious enough to offer to share his time and his transition story on the podcast, as well as his advice about how to...

Duration:01:05:01

Episode 124 Tom Kent from CareerNerds.com

2/12/2019
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Today's guest is Tom Kent - CEO and Founder of CareerNerds.com, a professional coaching and networking strategy site aimed at offering insights and strategy to those in career transition. Tom began his military career after graduating from West Point in the mid 90's, serving as an Intelligence Officer stationed in Europe and Asia. After transitioning to a civilian career in Project Management, Tom pursued and earned his MBA from the University of Texas Austin with a focus in...

Duration:00:55:51

Episode 123 Todd Crevier of New England Adventures

1/17/2019
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Todd Crevier is the founder and President of New England Adventures, a not-for-profit organization which hosts all-expense-paid outdoor sporting and therapeutic outdoor activities for New England veterans, current service members, and their families. Todd is a retired Sergeant First Class with the US Army and a disabled combat veteran. After being medically retired from the Army Todd wanted to reignite the sense of purpose and community he felt while he was on active duty. After a trip to...

Duration:00:52:50

Employee Spotlight: Anthony Ordway

11/13/2018
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This Employee Spotlight is on Anthony Ordway, Marine Aviation Crew Chief and Account Executive with RecruitMilitary.com. Anthony left the service a few months ago, working with Bradley-Morris as a candidate when we approached him about considering joining the team. In our conversation, we share some of his thoughts having recently become a civilian and what he's seen since coming to RecruitMiltiary to help other veterans find employment. He shares the story of one of his first placements,...

Duration:00:37:38

Episode 121 Michael Saukulak of Composure Fitness

11/6/2018
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My guest today has followed a bit of a unique path out of uniform, Michael Saukulak is the founder of Composure Fitness, a personal fitness and nutritional consulting practice which specializes in progressive overload programming and nutrition optimization. Michael started his career in the Marine Corps as an intelligence officer after graduating from the Villanova ROTC program in 2012, he spent over three years stationed abroad in Japan supporting operations across seven Asian countries...

Duration:00:46:54

Episode 120 Jesse Grothaus of Cloud Pathfinder Consulting

10/30/2018
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Today I had an opportunity to interview Jesse Grothaus, the Dreamforce 2018 Veteran Entrepreneur of the Year. Jesse is the Founder and CEO of Cloud Pathfinder Consulting, a Salesforce consultancy dedicated to hiring veterans to solve clients’ problems within their software and database infrastructure. He is also a graduate of the Vetforce program, a free self-paced learning environment designed to give veterans job skills and certifications to begin a career within the Salesforce...

Duration:00:31:00

Episode 119 Jason Mangone and Justine Whipple

10/23/2018
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Justine and Jason are both former military officers, currently working within different teams at The McChrystal Group, an advisory services and leadership development firm with a unique and diverse group of professionals. Their networked "Team of Teams" approach enables clients to adapt to their complex operating environments. In today's conversation, we discuss their service as officers within the United States Marine Corps, Justine in Logistics having graduated from the US Naval Academy...

Duration:00:56:36

Employee Spotlight: Nic Chang

10/16/2018
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Today’s guest is Nic Chang, 2011 VMI graduate and former Army medical officer. Nic spent a lot of his career in Korea and at Fort Bragg in North Carolina before being medically retired due to an injury in training. Nic’s first experience with Bradley-Morris was as a candidate, attending our hiring conferences to network with employers to discover what role would be the best fit for his skills and interests. Nic is now a Consultant with the Bradley-Morris Recruit Military team, helping...

Duration:00:43:09

Episode 118 Jon Ferrell

8/21/2018
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This episode profiles the transition of Jon Ferrell. Jon is a Senior Product Manager with an RF technology company in Greensboro, North Carolina. He works in the mobile device space, dealing with manufacturing, design, and optimization issues for a lot of the technology we take for granted every day. We dive into the idea of stress, how he handled large projects with lots of moving pieces in the military, and how that experience brought value to his post-military career in high tech...

Duration:00:33:33

Episode 117 Justin Nassiri - Beyond the Uniform Podcast Host

8/14/2018
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Today's episode is a conversation with another podcast host, Justin Nassiri, host of the Beyond the Uniform podcast. Justin is also a Naval Academy alum and spent 5 years on submarines before heading to business school on the west coast at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. After finishing his MBA, he started a company and joined the ranks of other bay area entrepreneurs, developing solutions that blend the disciplines of photography, digital marketing and ecommerce, and social...

Duration:01:16:25

Episode 116 Robert Graves from The Year of the Vet

7/31/2018
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This is my first guest who is also a veteran-oriented podcast host. Robert Graves, host of The Year of the Vet and author of How to Grow A Beard: A Military Transition Guide Back Into Civilian Life, sat down to talk to me not only about his transition process while leaving the Marine Corps 8 years ago, but also his experience talking and interacting with veterans on his own journey through civilian life and his academic career. Robert is currently completing an internship at West Point,...

Duration:01:31:27

Episode 115 Vishal Amin

7/24/2018
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Today's episode is with Vishal Amin, former Marine F/A-18 Aviator and current Microsoft Cloud Technology consultant with the Patriot Consulting Technology Group. Vishal focuses on securing data for organizations, ensuring their private and sensitive business information doesn't end up in the hands of the wrong people. Vishal's passion for data security and cloud systems comes from a very personal experience he went through on the active duty following a major data breach with the Office of...

Duration:00:53:47

Episode 114 Charlie Pruitt

7/18/2018
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Today I had a good opportunity to speak with a classmate from the United States Naval Academy, Charlie Pruitt. Charlie was also a Surface Warfare Officer in the Navy, having served aboard a guided missile destroyer the USS Ross, as well as a guided missile cruiser the USS Monterey. He made the decision to leave the active duty due to a calling to explore the US financial sector, his interest in what had happened around 2007/2008, as well as his desire to learn more about this important...

Duration:00:53:26

Episode 113 Grant Yeatman

7/10/2018
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In today's episode, I had an opportunity to reconnect with a fellow shipmate from my time in the Navy, Grant Yeatman. Grant earned his commission as a Navy Surface Warfare Officer from the ROTC program at the University of Southern California, and he and I were stationed for a few years in Norfolk, VA on USS Barry. After leaving the Navy, Grant transitioned to commercial real estate on the west coast via several years in finance working on Wall Street in Manhattan. He gives us insight into...

Duration:00:31:02

Episode 112 Brian Howe

7/3/2018
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Brian and I have been working together at Bradley-Morris ever since I started, and I was glad he was able to be the first Air Force officer we've had on the podcast. Brian came from the Air Force's ICBM program and transitioned from a role in training and leadership to working with officers as a recruiter at Bradley-Morris, providing full service recruiting and career transition consulting. Today's episode touches on the value of confidence and personality in the interview process, and how...

Duration:00:33:31