Hampton Roads Business Weekly Episode 18 Show Notes

Bryan Stephens with the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce

Bryan Stephens shares his story of being a veteran and looking for the right work. His story is very common in Hampton Roads, and he says it takes a lot of research, patience, and hard work to make the transition from the military to the business world. Whether it’s networking, taking advantage of transition programs or simply asking for help, there are lots of ways to be successful in the transition. Some vets even start their own businesses, and there are lots of opportunities to do so.

Daymond John of Shark Tank and FUBU

Zack sits down with Daymond John of Shark Tank and FUBU fame. Daymond shares his story of entrepreneurial success. From the moment on inspiration on the streets of Queens, to hustling to get his product in front of millions, Daymond has an incredible story. Watch the video to find out what Daymond does when he hears a no in business, and catch the full transcript here. 

Gordon Rivers of Auto Sign and Joe Witt of Old Point National Bank

Gordon Rivers has been in business for less than a year and Joe Witt is an experienced banker. Gordon shares his story and Joe shares advice with Gordon on some best practices he sees other entrepreneurs doing. Together they discuss the investment and growth process.