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Small Business Week Spotlight – Flybabies Embroidery

By |May 3rd, 2016|

Q: Your Name
A: Erika Lewis Bender

Q: Your Business
A: Flybabies Embroidery

Q: Years in Business
A: 8

Q: Business Structure
A: Sole Proprietorship

Q: What are some things you like about being in business for yourself?
A: I love that I can balance my work and personal life as I see fit.  Owning your own business is incredibly challenging, but also incredibly […]

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Small Business Week Spotlight – A Platinum Resume

By |May 3rd, 2016|

 

Our feature today is: A Platinum Resume, LLC:

Kara Varner, Founder and CEO of a Platinum Resume, LLC is a Certified Professional Resume Writer with a 20+ year career background in federal government, civilian, and corporate positions. She is a 22-year Veteran spouse, and has been a Veteran Spouse Entrepreneur for almost five years.

Kara holds a […]

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Small Business Week Spotlight – Pure Romance by Lindsey Royal

By |May 3rd, 2016|

Q: Your Name
A: Lindsey Royal

Q: Your Business
A: Pure Romance by Lindsey Royal

Q: Years in Business
A: 1 Year

Q: Business Structure
A: Sole Proprietor

Q: What are some things you like about being in business for yourself?
A: I get to be my own boss and set my own schedule. I hold myself accountable to keep my business […]

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Small Business Week Spotlight – Smallprint Texas

By |May 1st, 2016|

Q: Your Name
A: Alison Donnelly

Q: Your Business
A: Smallprint Texas

Q: Years in Business
A: 4

Q: Business Structure
A: Home based franchise (from UK)

Q: What are some things you like about being in business for yourself?
A: I love being able to make my own schedule. I work when I want to work which helps me juggle three busy and […]

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Military Family and Veteran Entrepreneurs concerns about data privacy and security

By |September 22nd, 2015|

Co-Authored by: Angela Modzelewski of SheeerID and Rikki Winters of MSBAcademy

This summer we, at SheerID, surveyed 737 active servicemembers, veterans, retirees, and military family members on their online shopping behaviors, with the help of our friends at Military Discounts Central and Army Wives 101.

We discovered that 98% of military respondents are not comfortable disclosing their social security number […]

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Welcome Lauren!

By |December 14th, 2014|

Join us in Welcoming Lauren Welch to the Board!

Lauren Welch, AFC is a Marine Corps spouse, mother and business owner/entrepreneur of Thrive Financial Counseling, LLC.

Lauren has always had a love for managing money and helping others do the same.  In the past 8 years, Lauren and her husband have facilitated Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University half a dozen […]

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Embracing Entrepreneurship: One Start-up’s Story

By |October 31st, 2014|

Written by Tammy Mason, Owner of Momma’s Best Homemade

They say there’s no “right time” to start a business. I started mine as a mom, full-time college student, and military spouse. There were a million reasons not to do it. But in the end, passion won out. I knew what I wanted to be doing, and I decided I’d work out the logistics as I went. 

It’s been a wild and crazy trip, with highs, lows, and a lot of late nights … but I don’t for one moment regret it. And while being a military spouse certainly brings its own set of challenges to the table, it’s also drawn me into an amazing and supportive community, one I’m proud to be a part of. MSBA has been really helpful!

But let’s go back to the beginning…

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Welcome Lakesha!

By |October 18th, 2014|

Join us in Welcoming Lakesha Cole to the Board!

Lakesha has been a member of MSBA since 2010 and is the 2014 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year®. 

As a business woman, entrepreneur, mother and Marine Corps spouse, Lakesha Cole serves as an indispensable resource in assisting women and military spouses with starting, surviving and succeeding […]

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2nd Annual Red, White & Blue Awards

By |September 5th, 2014|

Nomindations are NOW OPEN for the 2nd Red, White & Blue Awards!

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A Goldfish Swimming With the Whales – An Adventure at the INC 500 | 5000 Conference

By |November 7th, 2013|

By Veronica Jorden, Red, White & Blue Pages & First Page Last Page

When it comes to the world of business, I’m a goldfish. I’m not the CEO of a multi-million dollar company. I’ve never built a business so grand that a competitor makes an offer to buy. Yes, when you consider size and bottom line, I […]

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