Joe has bootstrapped four companies that have generated more than $1 million in revenue, with MycroBurst reaching $5 million in revenue. Early in his career Joe handled business development and sales at USA Networks and Doubleclick. He has extensive international business experience overseeing an operation with more than 70 employees in 3 continents. Joe is often asked to speak on topics including veteran transition, leadership and entrepreneurship. He’s been featured in such publications as Fast Company, Entrepreneur and Inc Magazine. Joe regularly advises and supports early stage companies.
Joe is a former Army Reserve Captain and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for his service in Iraq in 2004. Joe is a proud husband and father of 5 kids. Joe also serves on the board for the Liberty USO. He graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. in Marketing .
Sean Gwinner is an Army Veteran who served two combat tours in Iraq as an Infantry Team Leader. In his four years he achieved the rank of Sergeant, and was awarded the Purple Heart Medal. Sean holds a B.S in Exercise Physiology, an AASI level 2 snowboard instructor certification and an AASI level 1 Adaptive certified snowboard instructor certification which allowed him to coach athletes with physical and mental superpowers. For six years sean successfully engineered and managed several million dollar experiential marketing campaigns from concept to activation execution for companies such as Pepsi, NASCAR, Energizer Personal Care, and Just Born Brands. Over the next four years Sean became an investment advisor operating in the commercial real estate capital market. A year later he built Crownstone Investment Group and in 18 months the firm did $96,000,000 in sales $1,900,000 in revenue. Sean then became CEO/Team Leader of two Keller Williams Market Centers who combined, averaged $225,000,000 in sales annually. Sean now volunteers for Veterans Court in Chester County. To stay youthful he remains an avid snowboarder, wakeboarder, and at 34 is approaching his 11th competitive season of Rugby with the Northeast Philadelphia Irish.
Alexis Werner attends Temple University's Fox School of Business as an Entrepreneurship & Innovative Thinking major. At age 15, Alexis started a non-profit called Seeds of Hope. The mission of the organization is to advocate for veterans suffering from poverty and Post Traumatic Stress (PTS). She has recently finished a film, Our Way Home reaching thousands of viewers from screenings at universities, businesses, and airing on PBS. Her work at Bunker Labs allows her to continue her passion of helping veterans succeed.
Alexis's mother is a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force Reserves and her stepfather was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army Infantry Airborne.