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The USA: Four business owners, Jodi Johnson and Dave Young of Oberon, Joe Fergus of COMTek, and Mark Gross of Oak Grove Technologies, all launched a business to provide support services to our troops. They all served in the armed forces and have deep experience and passion for their work.
Defenders of freedom. Patriots. Veterans. These people come from every part of society and from every corner of the nation. They get special training and they serve their country. Some enter combat and some get injured. Some die. In one way or another, they all come home, and are discharged or retire from the military. Many join the workforce and begin re-creating their life with the special honors and experiences of being in the US military.
You will get to know four veterans who came home and started a business and became enormously successful. They have all been creating jobs for many years now and are each highly respected within their industry.
In this episode of the show they each tell how they started companies to provide services to the military. They explain that doing business with the federal government is different than selling goods and services to the private sector.
All three have fast-growing businesses that range from $26 million to over $100 million in annual sales.