Are You the Next Veteran Entrepreneur? Vet-to-Vet Advice About Business Ownership June 2, 2021, 12:00pm EDT June 2, 2021, 12:00pm EDT
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Veterans are ideal candidates to start a business. They have extensive training and skills and understand the virtues of hard work and persistence.
This webinar – for veterans by veterans – will help you find out if you’re ready to transition your skills to main street entrepreneurship and have what it takes to launch a business.

You’ll learn from an expert panel of veteran entrepreneurs:

  • Characteristics and traits that make veterans great entrepreneurs
  • Opportunities and challenges when starting a business, and how to be successful
  • Key insights and real-life experiences of business ownership

About the Presenter(s)

 Gary  Salisbury

Dr. Gary Salisbury founded two consulting businesses that provided consulting services in the areas of strategic positioning, policy, development of new business, technology infusion and cybersecurity. Gary retired from the Air Force as a Brigadier General.  On active duty, he was responsible for planning and deploying Space and Information Technology systems. 

SCORE Certified Mentor
Charlynda Scales - Mutt's Sauce

Charlynda Scales is a TEDx speaker, brand ambassador, Air Force Veteran, social media influencer, and the founder and CEO of Mutt’s Sauce, LLC, a company that makes “the sauce for every meal.”

Founder and CEO, Mutt's Sauce
 Ed  Coleman

Ed has over 40 years of experience in Retail, Catalog/Direct Marketing and Internet businesses. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant, U.S. Army Transportation Corps and began active military service in the 7th Terminal Command, Ft. Eustis, Virginia.  He was assigned to the 63rd Transportation Company, attached to the Americal Division as a platoon leader and convoy commander in Vietnam. 

SCORE Certified Mentor
 Gary  Oshaughnessy

Gary entered the Air Force after graduating with a degree in English from Fordham University in New York.  He spent most of his 33-year AF career working within the Intelligence community, serving at bases in Europe and the Far East. For the past 7 years, Gary has been a SCORE mentor helping clients who want to start a business,

SCORE Certified Mentor
 Shadeed  Eleazer

Shadeed Eleazer serves as Chapter Chair of SCORE Greater Baltimore. He is a U.S. Navy Veteran with a Navy Achievement Medal for exemplary service in Operation Enduring Freedom.

SCORE Certified Mentor
 Ed  French

Ed is an established healthcare company CEO, has been active in the sale and purchase of companies, and has consulted and taught international businesses on leadership and process improvement. Ed enlisted in the Army immediately after high school.  Because of his military assignments and the mentorship of his Commanding Officer, a physician, he developed an interest in the health profession.

SCORE Certified Mentor
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