From Military Service to Entrepreneur

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January 28, 2010
Guard Support's Executive Director, Sherry Handel is a panelist on the "From Military Service to Entrepreneur: A Free Panel Discussion for Service Members and Veterans" to be held on February 22 from 8:30-10:30am in Salem.

The Office of Congressman John F. Tierney & The Enterprise Center at Salem State College


FROM MILITARY SERVICE TO ENTREPRENEUR: A Panel Discussion for Service Members and Veterans Interested in Growing or Starting a Business

Monday, February 22 - 8:30 am to 10:30 am

Starting a business is an attractive option for many people with military backgrounds, especially in this competitive job market. The military provides many of the skills vets require to be successful entrepreneurs. Our panel of highly successful veteran entrepreneurs and military support representatives will discuss if this is an option for you, how to get started, and where to find support. FREE.

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Introductory Remarks:

Congressman John F. Tierney - 6TH Congressional District, Massachusetts

Moderator:  Fausto Molinet– Founder, Matrix Internationale and Boston Entrepreneurs' Network (Retired Lt. Colonel, Air Force)


Kent Bartlett - Founder, KGM Systems (Air Force)
Sherry Handel - Executive Director, Guard Support of Massachusetts
Chris Henson
- Founder, Joe Green Home Solutions (US Navy)
Ray Milano - Veterans Development Officer, U.S. Small Business Administration
Jerry Pinsky - MSW, CPRP– Director of Supported Self Employment, Bedford VAMC

To register visit: , or call Guard Support at 617-848-8868

Sponsored by: Guard Support of Massachusetts, National Veterans-Owned Business Association and the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center at Salem State College.

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