Suit Soldier Podcast
Summary: Weekly talks with today's top veterans and getting their stories on transitioning from the military. Then we discuss how they translate military excellence into success after service.
This episode I am sitting down with Rudy Reyes. Rudy is a prior service Force Recon Marine and one of the heroes of Ramadi and Fallujah. Rudy and I have a great talk about finding that beautiful balance between pride and humility and understand the importance of loving thyself.
This episode I am sitting down with Katherine Kostreva and Ryan Loya. Ryan is a former Marine turned ad agency upstart and Katherine is the Principal of On Point. Together they have been working towards improving the veteran community with the Loya-Sears Bill.
This episode I am sitting down with Walter Herd. Walter is the man in charge of the US Army's SFL-TAP program. We have a great chat about the things to consider when transitioning, focusing on attributes over skills and the three most important questions we should be asking when we prepare to take off the uniform.
This episode I am sitting down with Chris McGraw. Chris is an Army veteran, prior-service infantry. Now he works in the healthcare industry, so he definitely understands transition. Chris and I have a great talk about the three steps required to properly translating experience and focusing on being memorable to recruiters...even AFTER the interview.
This episode I am sitting down with Jeff Walker. Jeff is a prior service Air Force B52 bomber navigator and JAG officer. After retiring, Jeff has a buffet of jobs from professor to lawyer to author. We discuss transitioning and the power of perspective.
This episode I am sitting down with Adam Bird from Heroes Media Group. Adam is an Army veteran turned entrepreneur. We sit down and talk about working smarter, not harder. And bringing the right skill to the right problem to do exactly that.
This episode I am sitting down with Nic McKinley, prior service Airforce Pararescue. Once he took of the uniform he jumped in a suit and joined the CIA for a little while. Today he is the founder and Executive Director of Deliver Fund, a non-profit powerhouse committed to eradicating human trafficking from the globe.
This episode I am sitting down with Markian Sich, a current Active Duty Marine Corps officer. Markian and I talk about the importance of having a plan and how he's using real estate and Active Duty Passive Income to secure his future after service.
This episode I am sitting down with Matt Griffin from Combat Flip Flops. Matt is a prior service Army Ranger turned entrepreneur that you might've seen on ABC's Shark Tank. We talk about how a little creativity and kindness can make all the difference.
This episode I am sitting down with Remi Adeleke. Remi and I talk about his transition from being a Navy Seal to breaking into Hollywood. We talk about failure and how there are lessons to be learned every time we fall.
This episode I am sitting down with Eric Mitchell from LifeFlip Media. Eric and I talk about his journey after the Marine Corps and how it took him a little while to find his way. We talk about trusting the process and knowing that success changes over time.
BONUS EPISODE!! I've got your quarterly check in to let you know what we've got going on so far and what's to come! The special guest this episode is Evan Guzman with Veterati and I tell you what...I'm not sure I've ever had a guest with MORE actionable advice than Evan. You don't want to miss this.
This episode I am sitting down with Chris Little. Chris and I have an excellent talk about success and how it's a bit of a moving target. He even goes so far to say that when success isn't shared...it might as well be failure! Tune in and hear why.
This episode I am sitting down with Matt Sapaula. Matt is a prior service marine who now helps others understand the keys to being smart with their money so they can retire happy and focus on what matters.
This episode I am sitting down with Charlynda Scales. Charlynda is an Air Force veteran turned hot sauce super star! She is the founder of Mutt's Sauce and an all around outstanding entrepreneur.