Mission: Entrepreneur is building the leading community of veteran entrepreneurs. Our mission is to inspire, encourage, and support veterans to start, grow, and scale successful companies. In addition to nurturing a robust community of veteran entrepreneurs, investors, and civilian CEOs – we have several key programs to directly support our vetrepreneur members:
Michael is a serial entrepreneur, vetrepreneur, and investor who loves engineering, music, and gardening. His first company was a pioneer in the e-commerce space, and Michael served in the Army as an Armor Officer and then commanded a dual purpose Military Police and drill instructor unit. A serial entrepreneur, Michael now is the managing partner of Vetted Capital focusing on investing in veteran owned businesses.
Frank is a serial entrepreneur and expert in communications that effectively drive impact to an organizations sales goals. Frank’s mother was a pioneering woman veteran pilot and continues to inspire Frank to give his all for Vetrepreneurs – which he does routinely to keep our team on point!
Janine is the commander on the scene before, during, and after our events to ensure that our members, sponsors, and all participants have the richest experience possible and squeeze max value out of all our contributors. Janine is a partner in JSW Group, and specializes in PR, Branding, Marketing, and Events.
James McCartney is a serial entrepreneur, author, and a strategic planner who owns the Accurate Data Partners. James spearheads Mission: Entrepreneur’s outreach to industry and association leaders who align with our mission.
Antwain is an aspiring Vetrepreneur, served in the US Navy, and is completing his graduate studies at the George Washington University. He relentlessly executes on the mission to engage with universities, volunteers, & veteran groups to the manpower to drive Semper Startup events.
Chris is a gameification expert and serial entrepreneur who cares deeply about veterans and entrepreneurship. Chris leads the mission of connecting with and arranging strategic sponsor relationships that can add immense value to vetrepreneurs and members of Mission: Entrepreneur.
Norm is a serial vetrepreneur and champion who currently leads the effort to maximize our veteran entrepreneurship education and also supports our outreach to other veteran focused programs.
Jim is a serial entrepreneur and runs an IT business focused on rapidly growing businesses. Jim is a huge vetrepreneur supporter and drives the technology for Mission: Entrepreneur’s team and members.
Josh is one of the earliest members of Mission: Entrepreneur and is the first chair of the member board. Josh owns a business called thegundude.com and joined Mission: Entrepreneur as a member after being wowed by the Semper Startup.
The wife of a vetrepreneur, and a supporter of the Mission: Entrepreneur vision, Christine leads the program and outreach effort to ensure the ecosystem of vetrepreneur family and supporters also are encouraged with best practices along the journey.
Frank is a education entrepreneur having been involved in technology and education industry leaders like Blackboard. He ensures sponsors deliver maximum value for our members while ensuring that a meaningful helpful relationship is developed for our strategic partners.
Dan’s been instrumental at starting and guiding multiple veteran focused organizations like hire a hero and helmets to hardhats. Dan is a serial vetrepreneur who is based in San Diego and helps steer the vision of Mission: Entrepreneur to ensure we build on a foundation that can stand the test of time.
An attorney and former army ranger, Rick is a serial entrepreneur who corralls content and wisdom in support of our community and nurturing a valuable vetrepreneur dialogue online.
James is an accomplished technology guru and prior entrepreneur that currently leads a significant department of a large tech services firm. A gulf I navy vet, James supports our team in many ways – although he serves the mission primarily as our internal technology leader.
We’re very grateful for those that have leaned forward to support the many programs Mission: Entrepreneur brings to our veterans from the drawing board to execution!