You probably haven’t heard of Donovan Haggas, but you should definitely hear from him. His professional journey has taken him from Air Force Special Operations (CCT), to corporate America, and finally back to the military community as a DOD contractor. However, his personal journey is even more interesting.
Through years of ups, downs, and hard choices, Donovan has emerged as one of the calmest and most balanced people I know. And, it hasn’t happened by accident. On this week’s episode, we cover a ton of important topics, including:
You may walk away from this episode with a few answers, but you’ll definitely walk away with some questions.
Thomas Meyer is the Director of Veteran’s services at The Philanthropy Roundtable, and one of the foremost experts in the country on Veteran Service Organizations (VSO’s) and Veteran philanthropy in general. He’s highly qualified (studied at Cambridge and Yale) and has been conducting military-focused research for years. He also grew up in a military family, and has a very personal connection to Veterans and Military Families.
We have a very important conversation, where we get into some challenging topics, to include:
Nick Koumalatsos is Marine (MARSOC) Veteran, the Director of The Raider Project, and an entrepreneur. In this week’s episode, we have an inspiring conversation about life, transition, fitness, and how Ben Bunn and I (Blayne Smith) beat him at Rush Club 009.
A true renaissance man, Nick is involved in all kinds of cool projects. He’s got an important perspective on life after the military and we’re really excited to share his story with Eagle Nation.
Marty Skovlund joins us as another man of many talents. He’s a former Army Ranger turned author, TV show host, and entrepreneur. He’s focused on telling the stories of our generation of veterans, and is doing an incredible job.
He’s also a hilarious guy, and really fun to talk to, as well.
We have a wide-ranging conversation conversation that includes the following: