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We're speaking with Army Veteran, Dean Wegner, who created a made-in-the-USA apparel brand "Authentically American". Dean speaks about how his career in the Army started at Westpoint and included both flight school and ranger school. While Active Duty, Dean went back to school to receive his MBA, which helped him transition from the Army to the Business World. Through his apparel company, Authentically American, Dean hopes to create American jobs and pledges to manufacture his products in America. Dean speaks candidly about his career in the Army, his experiences in the Business World and how he broke into entrepreneurship. Enter FOUNDER at https://authenticallyamericanbrand.us to receive a 25% discount off of your purchase! Are you a Veteran who is transitioning to Entrepreneurship? Then check out this FREE download for the Top 29 Entrepreneurship Programs for Veterans & their families! Download Here ---> https://bit.ly/31xfz8S About Our Guest Dean is the Founder & CEO of Authentically American, a company that celebrates patriotism, believes in the American worker, and honors our American heroes by supporting American-made manufacturing. A West Point graduate, he served 7 years as a helicopter pilot and Ranger, and holds an MBA in Finance from Cal State. His business career was spent primarily in business development, marketing, and strategy with Mars Inc. and Procter & Gamble. As a former Division I ice hockey player, he is highly competitive and possesses a tireless work ethic. His primary focus is on growth, team-building, and creating a winning culture. Dean is happily married to his bride of 25 years and they have 4 children, with the youngest being adopted from Ethiopia. Dean is active in his church and has served on the board of several for-profit and non-profit companies and organizations. Authentically American Website - https://www.authenticallyamericanbrand.us/ Follow Along On Facebook - https://facebook.com/authenticallyamericanco Follow Along On Instagram - https://instagram.com/authentically_american Follow Along On LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/authentically-american Join the conversation on our Facebook! Check out Veteran on the Move on Facebook to connect with our guests and other listeners. A place where you can network with other like-minded veterans who are transitioning to entrepreneurship and get updates on people, programs and resources to help you in YOUR transition to entrepreneurship. About Our Sponsors Navy Federal Credit Union If you’re looking for ways to save more each month, look no further. Navy Federal Credit Union offers members great ways to lower their interest rates and save more. One easy option? Transfer your credit card balance to a new Navy Federal Platinum credit card and save with a low intro APR. Since it’s Navy Federal’s lowest-rate card, the Platinum card is perfect for large purchases that you might need extra time to pay off. Another great way to save is by refinancing your auto loan from another lender with Navy Federal. Members save more when they refi with Navy Federal. Enjoy low rates and flexible payments and terms. Plus, when you refi your auto loan from another lender with Navy Federal, you’ll get a $200 bonus. It’s easy to drive off and save. At Navy Federal, members are the mission. Terms and conditions apply. Learn more at navyfederal.org. Insured by NCUA. Credit and collateral subject to approval. Refinanced loan must be at least $5,000 to be eligible for the $200. Fiverr There’s so much happening right now, finding the right talent can be time-consuming, frustrating, and expensive. Whenever I need talent for any project, this podcast, our Amazon business or any other remote work, I go straight to Fiverr. Fiverr’s online marketplace connects businesses with freelancers offering hundreds of digital services including graphic design, copywriting, web programming, film editing, and more.