Beth Zimmerman spent years working in architecture and as what she calls a “solopreneur.” However, with a drive to help veterans and service members and a passion for pets, Zimmerman started her nonprofit organization to help bring our nation’s heroes and shelter pets together for companionship.
Amy Schweizer, a career-driven individual in the sports industry and a Marine spouse, had to redefine herself after a PCS and raising children. Little did she know that a volunteer opportunity with youth soccer in Okinawa, Japan, would turn into Tiny Troops Soccer, a sports organization for military children to learn the fundamentals of soccer.
In January 2020, Mary-Catherine LaBossiere took the leap into entrepreneurship after applying to different positions for a long 7 months and after joining her husband at their current duty station. She started Defy Nutrition after seeing an opportunity to serve her community that had no dietician services and after a list of potential employers called […]
The sudden realization that there were no children’s books dedicated to military life is what inspired Athens Pellegrino to write a series on the many changes that come with PCS and other topics. Athens is not only an active duty military spouse, she is a civilian employee with the United States Air Force as a […]
Navy veteran Cyndi Hill and her active duty Navy spouse Jeremy were always crafty, but their hobby became a full-fledged business with Stick With Me, LLC. Cyndi served 10 years in the US Navy from 1989 to 1999. Now, she is an empty nester and active volunteer with the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. Her husband, […]
After many PCS moves, overseas duty stations, deployments, and unexpected changes that come with military life, Kristen Groves decided in 2018 that it was time to carve out a business that would work for her. Kristen met her husband while he was in entry-level training for the Army and she was in a fine arts […]
The Series on MilSpouse Owned Small Businesses Like other navy spouses, Heather Lantier found that finding a full time, satisfying career elusive. Her passion for creativity and sewing became her career with her Etsy shop, Dreadnought Designs, LLC. Born and raised in Southern California, Heather never planned on leaving her home state until she married […]