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Sponsor Spotlight: Monty Heath from PrimePay

Sponsor Spotlight: Monty Heath from PrimePay

Thanks to the generous support of sponsors like PrimePay, Bunker Labs PHL continues to inspire, equip and connect veteran entrepreneurs with the tools they need to start and grow their businesses.

We spoke with Monty Heath, U.S. Navy SEAL, business owner, motivational speaker, and current Director of the Veterans in Business Program at PrimePay. Monty served alongside America’s finest as a U.S. Navy SEAL for 11 years and has received the honor of two Bronze Stars with combat Valor designations. Here’s what he had to tell us about his experience as a veteran in business.

Sponsor Spotlight: PwC

Sponsor Spotlight: PwC

“PwC is really living by their values within the veteran space. Things like acting with integrity, making a difference, working together, caring, and reimagining the possible, all of these things have come through in their efforts with veterans.” 

We spoke with one of PwC’s veteran employees, Kyle White, who works as a manager within Information Security and Risk Compliance at PwC. He shared with us his experience transitioning into the workforce after service, why veterans are a unique asset in the corporate world, and how PwC is supporting the veteran community.  

Interview with James Ask from J.P. Morgan

Interview with James Ask from J.P. Morgan

Through programs like The Muster, Bunker Brews, and the Launch Lab X Cohort, Bunker Labs continues its mission to Inspire, Equip, and Connect veteran entrepreneurs throughout their business journeys. However, these programs would not be possible without the generous support of corporate sponsors like J.P. Morgan. We spoke with James Ask, U.S. Navy Veteran and Vice President of J.P. Morgan Private Bank about how J.P. Morgan gives back to the veteran community.

Sponsor Spotlight: Morgan Lewis

Sponsor Spotlight: Morgan Lewis

When starting a business, legal concerns can be a major area of focus for entrepreneurs. Thanks to the support of organizations like Morgan Lewis, Bunker Labs PHL continues to host Bunker Brews, a monthly happy hour meetup where we discuss highly relevant business topics with our community of veteran entrepreneurs. This month, Morgan Lewis will be represented on our panel at Bunker Brews: Avoiding Legal Landmines.  

Here’s what they had to say about their support of the veteran community: 

October Veteran of the Month: Brenden Coleman from NativX

October Veteran of the Month: Brenden Coleman from NativX

“The Air Force Academy taught me a lot of skills that have transferred well into entrepreneurship,” he continued. “I think veterans in general are really well-equipped to deal with the hardships that come with entrepreneurship; the military teaches you how to face and overcome adversity which is a huge part of being an entrepreneur.”

Meet Brenden Coleman, Air Force Veteran, entrepreneur and the October Veteran of the Month!

Bunker Labs PHL Receives $60,000 Grant from The Boeing Company

“We are honored to receive this grant from Boeing and humbled to know they see the difference that we’re making in these veteran entrepreneurs…It’s the support from organizations like Boeing that continue to allow us to further our mission of inspiring transitioning veterans to start their own company, educate them to help further their success and connect them with other business leaders and stakeholders.” - Joe Witte, Bunker Labs PHL Executive Director

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