Saffron is the Spice of Life for These Two Vetrepreneurs

Kimberly Jung, along with fellow West Point graduate and military veteran Emily Miller, started Rumi Spice in 2014. The goal: to bring high-quality saffron to the global marketplace... and change the negative perspective of Afghanistan in the Western world while they're at it. The National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) named Jung 2016's "Asian-American Vetrepreneur of the Year". See the [...]

By | 2016-07-21T11:39:33+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Saffron is the Spice of Life for These Two Vetrepreneurs

How to Support Vetrepreneurs: Business Owners Radio Interviews Matt Pavelek of NaVOBA

A leading expert in matters concerning veterans and entrepreneurship, Matt explains how military veterans can get assistance in starting and growing a business, and what all business owners can do to to support vetrepreneurs everywhere.

By | 2016-06-02T14:41:59+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on How to Support Vetrepreneurs: Business Owners Radio Interviews Matt Pavelek of NaVOBA

Sport Clips Haircuts’ Gordon Logan Named “2015 Vetrepreneur of the Year®”

By Anne Moratto, Modern Salon   Gordon Logan, founder and CEO of Sport Clips Haircuts, was recognized on November 16, 2015 as “2015 Vetrepreneur of the Year” by the National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) during a ceremony at Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field. “It is an incredible honor, both professionally and personally, to be recognized by NaVOBA and [...]

By | 2015-11-20T09:03:28+00:00 November 20th, 2015|Comments Off on Sport Clips Haircuts’ Gordon Logan Named “2015 Vetrepreneur of the Year®”

Small Business Administration Encourages ‘Vetrepreneurs’

Article by Joyce Gannon / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette   Before she delivered a keynote luncheon address Tuesday at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration popped in to Marty’s Market in the Strip District. “It was a customer call,” said Maria Contreras-Sweet, the SBA’s top administrator. Regina Koetters, owner of [...]

By | 2015-11-19T17:46:15+00:00 November 18th, 2015|Comments Off on Small Business Administration Encourages ‘Vetrepreneurs’

NaVOBA Expert Matt Pavelek in the News

Matt Pavelek, Vice President of NaVOBA Membership and contributing editor to Vetrepreneur® magazine, was recently quoted in the Chicago Tribune article "Bunker in a Box to Train Veterans to be Entrepreneurs" and interviewed by The Small Business Advocate. Listen to Matt's interview with Jim Blasingame of The Small Business Advocate here: Entrepreneurial Landscape for Our Military Coming [...]

By | 2015-06-25T11:37:45+00:00 June 25th, 2015|Comments Off on NaVOBA Expert Matt Pavelek in the News