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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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