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Episode 36: Funding For Women Owned Businesses with Christopher Porter

In this episode, Christopher Porter will share women-owned business funding resources as well as other information. 

Christopher Porter is Senior Executive at Porter Financial Consultants. His mission is to provide “Access” to capital for those seeking funding assistance. Mr. Porter has been very vocal in his outreach efforts to change the perception that people can’t get a loan due to “Poor Personal Credit”.

Mr. Porter has spent a lot of time, specifically challenging people in inner cities to realize their financial dreams, of being a small business owner. “Porter Financial Consultants has all of what clients need to go from Poor Credit with No Options to their Grand Openings within a matter of months!”

Mr. Porter attended St. Vincent College, of Latrobe, PA and studied psychology. He’s spent over 15 years counseling young teenage boys and girls, coming from backgrounds such as; Sexual Abuse, Suicide Attempts, Physical Abuse, Neglect, and Runaways. He has also served on several boards and was in senior management at Walmart’s Company. He is currently authoring a book on business credit. Porter Financial Consultant was founded in 2017, under the Credit Suite Inc. umbrella. An active member in his community, Mr. Porter ascribes his “Faith as a Christian”/ that helps him reach out to others. He also founded “Rise of the Black Phoenix” Facebook group. A Conservative Christian Support Group.

 “Porter Financial Consultant is the fulfillment of my dreams in truly helping others to Succeed.”

Where you may find him.

Website: https://www.porterfinancialconsultants.net/

Receive a free ebook “Establishing Business Credit Without Using Your SSN”

Twitter: https://twitter.com/porterfcusa

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjpV7hh8SguTUZqqIYhHR3g

Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/104944757172000115484

 

WOMEN IN BUSINESSES FUNDING

  1. Zion Banks Smart Women Smart Money - $3,0000.
  2. Women's Veteran's Entrepreneur Corp. - Small Business Competition.
  3. Huggies Brand mom Inspired Grants - Up to $15,000.
  4. Fed Ex Think Bigger - Get a portion of $75,000
  5. Ideas Cafe' Business Grants - Up to $1,000.
  6. Chase Google Mission Main Street Project - Grants up to $150,000.
  7. InnovateHER - Innovate for Women's Challenge Spons. SBA $30,000.
  8. Crowd Funding Plum Alley, Women 2.0, Moola Hoop.
  9. ACCION USA J. Delaware Access Program.
  10. Garmeen Bank - New York.
  11. Women's Economic Ventures (State Specific!)

 

VETERANS FUNDING OPTIONS INCLUDE

  1. Military Reservist Economic Injury Disaster Loans - SBA.
  2. SBA Express -Loans up to $50,000 lines of credit, up to 7yrs. terms.
  3. Patriot Express - Loans up to $500,000. No collateral up to $350,000.

 

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Website: www.lifeafterservicecoaching.com

Phone: (864) 671-0414

Email: info@lifeafterservicecoaching.com

 

Music: Sample of "Butter Angels" performed by Ethan "Mobius" Gist; https://soundcloud.com/mo_bius

Host By: Rolande S. Sumner, Owner & Founder of Life After Service Transitional Coaching LLC

 

Episode 26: 1 Year Sabbatical - The Summary

In this episode I summarize the series and offer 1 more resource.  Follow the below link to access the workbook that accompanies the this 5 part series. 

Workbook: 1 Year Sabbatical Workbook

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Website: www.lifeafterservicecoaching.com 
Phone: (864) 671-0414
Email: info@lifeafterservicecoaching.com

Music: Sample of "Butter Angels" performed by Ethan "Mobius" Gist; https://soundcloud.com/mo_bius

          Sample of "Living Pulse" performed by Go Goes

Host By: Rolande S. Sumner, Owner & Founder of Life After Service Transitional Coaching

Episode 25: 1 Year Sabbatical, Part V: Employment Preparedness with Nichelle Harrison

In this episode, employment expert, Nichelle Harrison, will help us prepare to return to the work force with sage advice and actionable tips you can use right now. If you haven't already, print out the workbook. 

Workbook: 1 Year Sabbatical Workbook

Job Offer Negotiation Packet:  Negotiation Packet

To learn more about Nichelle, read her below bio. 

Nichelle Harrison Bio

Nichelle Harrison is the owner of Modern Access to Professionals (The MAP Agency) an innovative workforce development platform that “Connects Smart Women with Smart Companies”. The MAP Agency is the first and only agency in the Upstate that specializes in helping professional, highly skilled, experienced women with an extended absence from the workforce return to work or pivot in their career to accommodate real life by connecting them with companies that know the value women bring to the workforce…career break and all.

Nichelle has over 15 years’ experience in marketing and brand development, working in mass media communications and within the national Wine & Spirts Industry.

The MAP Agency was founded when Nichelle discovered that her own story of returning to work after a multiple year career break aligned with those of many other women. This venture blends her personal passion for contributing to the empowerment of women and girls with providing a progressive solution to the business community to help strengthen workforce development in South Carolina.

Nichelle received her Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of SC Upstate, combining a major in Business Marketing and Communications with a minor in Women and Gender Studies. She is also a current board member and Vice-President of the Greenville chapter of The America Association of University Women (AAUW).

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Website: www.lifeafterservicecoaching.com 
Phone: (864) 671-0414
Email: info@lifeafterservicecoaching.com

Music: Sample of "Butter Angels" performed by Ethan "Mobius" Gist; https://soundcloud.com/mo_bius

          Sample of "Living Pulse" performed by Go Goes

Host By: Rolande S. Sumner, Owner & Founder of Life After Service Transitional Coaching

Episode 24: 1 Year Sabbatical, Part IV: Veteran Resources with Sandra Brownlee

In this epsiode, MSG(RET) Sandra Brownlee discusses the need for a 1 Year Sabbatical, as well as the transition a women veteran endures when aclimating to the civilian sector. If you haven't already, print out the below workbook. 

Workbook: 1 Year Sabbatical Workbook

MSG(RET) Sandra Brownlee Bio:

Sandra Brownlee, BSHA - Master Sergeant (retired) United States Army.  Serving as CEO of the non-profit organization Discovering Soldiers Potential II (DSPII), the creator of Waypoint Griffin “A Sanctuary for Veterans” Sandra Brownlee was born and raised in LaGrange, Georgia. For 27 years, she served in the U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD). In addition to training, teaching, and mentoring hundreds of officers, noncommissioned officers, soldiers, and civilians, she spearheaded numerous advances in leadership, management, and clinical practices throughout the AMEDD. MSG Brownlee’s military and civilian educational background includes numerous military leadership schools such as, Air Assault School, Airborne School, Expert Field Medical Badge Course Flight Medical Aid Man Course, Medical NCO Course (91B30), Instructor Course, Inspector General’s Course, and the Master Fitness Course. She also earned a Bachelors' degree in Personnel Management and her Masters in Healthcare Administration. Over the course of her career she received several medal awards. Awards received include: National Defense Service Ribbon – NDSM, Army Good Conduct Ribbon, Army Commendation Ribbon, Army Achievement Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Expeditionary Ribbon, Meritorious Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Ribbon, Army Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Southwest Asia Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Service Ribbon, Joint Service Commendation Ribbon, Legion of Merit Ribbon, NATO Bosnia Ribbon and the United Nations Ribbon. She is an honored member of the Army organization   the Order of Military Medical Merit (O2M3).

Guest: MSG(RET) Sandra Brownlee

Company: DSP II, Waypoint Griffith

Website: https://www.dspwaypoint.com/

Phone Number: (770)415-0859

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Website: www.lifeafterservicecoaching.com 
Phone: (864) 671-0414
Email: info@lifeafterservicecoaching.com

Music: Sample of "Butter Angels" performed by Ethan "Mobius" Gist; https://soundcloud.com/mo_bius

          Sample of "Living Pulse" performed by Go Goes

Host By: Rolande S. Sumner, Owner & Founder of Life After Service Transitional Coaching

Episode 23: 1 Year Sabbatical, Part III: Financial Tips with Brandy Baxter

In this episode Brandy Baxter provides specific tips for single and married women veteran with and without dependents. If you haven't already, download and print the attached workbook and Time 2 Live Abundantly Financial Assessment. Once you have completed the Client Financial Assessment email Brandy Baxter at Brandy@Time2LiveAbundantly.com for a coaching session.

Workbook: 1 Year Sabbatical Workbook

Living Abundantly Client Financial Assessment: Living Abundantly Client Financial Assessment

To learn more about Brandy, read her below below. 

US Air Force Veteran Brandy Baxter Bio:

Brandy Baxter is the Owner and Principal Coach at Living Abundantly where she coaches families to shift their mindset to bring future goals into present reality. Through these sessions, she encourages self-awareness for her clients to develop their own action plan, whereby they are empowered to take measurable steps toward reaching their personal and financial goals, such as homeownership, debt elimination, career advancement, and more.
Brandy is a dynamic and engaging speaker who often leaves audiences energized and motivated. As a Facilitator, she leads groups through various courses that challenge them to take ownership of their money, their mind, and their mission in life. When she is training a group, she knows how to take the technical and make it understandable.
Brandy is an Accredited Financial Counselor® which means she not only has the experience in personal finance, but she has completed rigorous education. The professional Code of Ethics she adheres to creates a fiduciary responsibility to her clients which means she can be trusted to act in their best interest.

In addition to serving her community by providing financial education, Brandy is very involved in her local veteran and military community. She has been instrumental in building a network of women veterans and spouses who support and encourage each other. She currently provides personal financial counseling to Active Duty, Guard, Reserve, and Veterans in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

She is a member of several organizations and strives to be a voice for the voiceless. She is a Mission Continues Delta Class 2012 Fellow Alumna, a member of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) and an IAVA –Texas leader, a member of Veterans for American Ideals, an Advisory Board member for With Honor, an active member of her Church, and a Faith-In-Texas supporter. She has a B.A. in Communication, a M.S. in Management, is a Certified Executive Coach, a Financial Coach, and a Mental Health First Aider. Brandy is a member of the Dallas VA Community Veteran Engagement Board, a Military Veteran Peer Network Facilitator, and an advocate for women veterans.
Brandy is the mother of two darling daughters and happily married to her handsome husband who is also a Veteran of the United States Air Force.

Website: Time2LiveAbundantly.com

Linkedin: @BrandyBaxer

Twitter: @2LiveAbundantly

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Website: www.lifeafterservicecoaching.com 
Phone: (864) 671-0414
Email: info@lifeafterservicecoaching.com

Music: Sample of "Butter Angels" performed by Ethan "Mobius" Gist; https://soundcloud.com/mo_bius

          Sample of "Living Pulse" performed by Go Goes

Host By: Rolande S. Sumner, Owner & Founder of Life After Service Transitional Coaching

Episode 22: 1 Year Sabbatical, Part III: Financial Preparedness with Brandy Baxter

In this episode, Air Force Veteran Brandy Baxter will review the the basics of financial preparation in your 1 Year Sabbatical journey. If you haven't already, download and print the attached workbook and Time 2 Live Abundantly Financial Assessment. Once you have completed the Client Financial Assessment email Brandy Baxter at Brandy@Time2LiveAbundantly.com for a coaching session.

Workbook: 1 Year Sabbatical Workbook

Living Abundantly Client Financial Assessment: Living Abundantly Client Financial Assessment

To learn more about Brandy, read her below below. 

US Air Force Veteran Brandy Baxter Bio:

Brandy Baxter is the Owner and Principal Coach at Living Abundantly where she coaches families to shift their mindset to bring future goals into present reality. Through these sessions, she encourages self-awareness for her clients to develop their own action plan, whereby they are empowered to take measurable steps toward reaching their personal and financial goals, such as homeownership, debt elimination, career advancement, and more.
Brandy is a dynamic and engaging speaker who often leaves audiences energized and motivated. As a Facilitator, she leads groups through various courses that challenge them to take ownership of their money, their mind, and their mission in life. When she is training a group, she knows how to take the technical and make it understandable.
Brandy is an Accredited Financial Counselor® which means she not only has the experience in personal finance, but she has completed rigorous education. The professional Code of Ethics she adheres to creates a fiduciary responsibility to her clients which means she can be trusted to act in their best interest.

In addition to serving her community by providing financial education, Brandy is very involved in her local veteran and military community. She has been instrumental in building a network of women veterans and spouses who support and encourage each other. She currently provides personal financial counseling to Active Duty, Guard, Reserve, and Veterans in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

She is a member of several organizations and strives to be a voice for the voiceless. She is a Mission Continues Delta Class 2012 Fellow Alumna, a member of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) and an IAVA –Texas leader, a member of Veterans for American Ideals, an Advisory Board member for With Honor, an active member of her Church, and a Faith-In-Texas supporter. She has a B.A. in Communication, a M.S. in Management, is a Certified Executive Coach, a Financial Coach, and a Mental Health First Aider. Brandy is a member of the Dallas VA Community Veteran Engagement Board, a Military Veteran Peer Network Facilitator, and an advocate for women veterans.
Brandy is the mother of two darling daughters and happily married to her handsome husband who is also a Veteran of the United States Air Force.

Website: Time2LiveAbundantly.com

Linkedin: @BrandyBaxer

Twitter: @2LiveAbundantly

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Website: www.lifeafterservicecoaching.com 
Phone: (864) 671-0414
Email: info@lifeafterservicecoaching.com

Music: Sample of "Butter Angels" performed by Ethan "Mobius" Gist; https://soundcloud.com/mo_bius

          Sample of "Living Pulse" performed by Go Goes

Host By: Rolande S. Sumner, Owner & Founder of Life After Service Transitional Coaching

Episode 21: 1 Year Sabbatical, Part II - Mental Stability, Finding Your Platoon with Abeni CelesteScott

In this episode, our mental health subject matter expert, Abeni Celeste Scott, will share with us how to mentally deal with the transition into civilian life as well as various ways to spend your time on your sabbatical. She'll also discuss the importance of finding your tribe. If you haven't already, print the below workbook and follow along. 

Workbook: 1 Year Sabbatical Workbook

To learn more about Celeste, read her below below. 

Abeni C. Scott Bio

Abeni "Celeste" Scott born in Miami, Florida, enlisted in the Army in February 1997. She worked as a Automated Logistics Specialists (92A) working as a warehouse clerk. In 2010 she became an expert in her field and was appointed Chief Warrant Officer. Abeni retired from the Army in March 2017 having served 20 years. Abeni holds a Masters of Science in Professional Counseling from Grand Canyon University. She is the owner of an online fashion boutique for women called Dress up Room By Four Girls.

Abeni volunteers at a local women’s shelter for domestic violence, sexual assault and human sex trafficking victims where she has helped women transform their life. She has experience in early childhood education and volunteers at a local Elementary school. She is a Co Author and Best Seller of Camouflaged Sisters: Behind the Rank Vol 1. She has been invited to speak on several platforms in her community that Inspire and Empower women to walk in their Greatness. She is currently Co-writing a book promoting the Power of Positive Living due this Fall.

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Website: www.lifeafterservicecoaching.com 
Phone: (864) 671-0414
Email: info@lifeafterservicecoaching.com

Music: Sample of "Butter Angels" performed by Ethan "Mobius" Gist; https://soundcloud.com/mo_bius

          Sample of "Living Pulse" performed by Go Goes

Host By: Rolande S. Sumner, Owner & Founder of Life After Service Transitional Coaching

Episode 20: 1 Year Sabbatical, Part I - What Is A Sabbatical And Why You Need To Take One with Rolande S. Sumner

In this episode I define the sabbatical as well as discuss why you should take one. Follow the below link to access the workbook that accompanies the this 5 part series. 

Workbook: 1 Year Sabbatical Workbook

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Website: www.lifeafterservicecoaching.com 
Phone: (864) 671-0414
Email: info@lifeafterservicecoaching.com

Music: Sample of "Butter Angels" performed by Ethan "Mobius" Gist; https://soundcloud.com/mo_bius

          Sample of "Living Pulse" performed by Go Goes

Host By: Rolande S. Sumner, Owner & Founder of Life After Service Transitional Coaching

Episode 17: Let’s Talk Scalp and Hair Health With Dr. Linda Amerson

Dr. Linda Amerson is a doctor of Trichology, business owner, international educator, guest columnist, and radio and television personality, is one of the leading Trichologists in the World. She invigorates your scalp follicles for rapid hair regrowth, and heals scalp conditions. 

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Life After Service Guest Inquiry:  http://www.sistersoldierentrepreneur.com/p/guest-bloggerinterviewee.html

Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/dfypqr 

Phone: (864) 986-4569

Email: info@lifeafterservicecoaching.com

Music: Sample of "Butter Angels" performed by Ethan "Mobius" Gist; https://soundcloud.com/mo_bius

          Sample of "Living Pulse" performed by Go Goes

Host By: Rolande S. Sumner, Owner & Founder of Life After Service Transitional Coaching

1 Year Sabbatical: How To Take Time Off Without Going Broke

Tune in August 31st as we teach you how to take a 1 year sabbatical, after your military service, without going broke.

Subject Matter Experts:

  • US Army Veteran Rolande Sumner, CEO & Founder of Life After Service Transitional Coaching,  transitional coach and mentor
  • US Army Veteran Abeni Celeste Scott, mental health expert.
  • US Air Force Veteran Brandy Baxter, CEO & Founder of Time 2 Live Abundantly, financial expert.
  • US Army Veteran Sandra Brownlee, CEO & Founder of DSP II Waypoint Griffith, veteran resources expert.
  • Women Veteran Supporter Nichelle Harrison, CEO & Founder of The MAP Agency, employment expert. 

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Life After Service Guest Inquiry:  http://www.sistersoldierentrepreneur.com/p/guest-bloggerinterviewee.html

Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/dfypqr 

Phone: (864) 986-4569

Email: info@lifeafterservicecoaching.com

Music: Sample of "Butter Angels" performed by Ethan "Mobius" Gist; https://soundcloud.com/mo_bius

          Sample of "Living Pulse" performed by Go Goes

Host By: Rolande S. Sumner, Owner & Founder of Life After Service Transitional Coaching

Episode 7: Learn The Secrets of Applying For VA Benefits with Angie Hale-Smith

Learn how to apply for VA Benefits, and shorten your application
response time and enhance your chances of getting a fare rating. US veteran and VA Service Representative, Angie Hale-Smith will tell us everything we need to know. You may email Angie at the below email address.

Email: Terrangia.Hale-Smith@va.gov

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Sister Soldier Entrepreneur Inquiry:  https://butterangels.com/pages/sistersoldierentrepreneur

Retail Website: https://butterangels.com

Phone: (864) 986-4569

Email: info@butterangels.com

Music: Sample of "Butter Angels" performed by Ethan "Mobius" Gist; https://soundcloud.com/mo_bius

          Sample of "Living Pulse" performed by Go Goes

Host By: Rolande S. Sumner, Owner & Founder of Butter Angels

 

Episode 2: Subject Matter Expert: Jenny Hale, CEO of The Military Social Media Guru

In this episode we interview Jenny Hale, the CEO and Founder of The Militaryh Social Media Guru. Jenny explains the importances of content marketing and relationship building. She helps us understand the new Facebook algorithym and more. 

Jenny Hale is a former runway model and military photojournalist, turned military advocate, entrepreneur, and now CEO of The Military Social Media Guru. Jenny has used her marketing expertise to aide small businesses, large companies and military-focused entrepreneurs in marketing their businesses.  You may find Jenny Hale at

 

Website: www.jennyhale.com

Email: hello@jennyhale.com

FB Group: www.fb.com/groups/MilitarySocialMediaGuru

FB Page: www.fb.com/TheMilitarySocialMediaGuru

Twitter: www.twitter.com/JenMilMarketing

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/jenny-hale

Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/themilitarysocialmediaguru

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Sister Soldier Entrepreneur Inquiry:  https://butterangels.com/pages/sistersoldierentrepreneur

Retail Website: https://butterangels.com

Phone: (864) 986-4569

Email: info@butterangels.com

Music: Sample of "Butter Angels" performed by Ethan "Mobius" Gist; https://soundcloud.com/mo_bius

          Sample of "Living Pulse" performed by Go Goes

Host By: Rolande S. Sumner, Owner & Founder of Butter Angels