28. Tom Sietsema on Attacking Barriers to Entry
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In this episode, Brock talks with Tom Sietsema.

Tom is a former marine who had an early interest in finance as well as M&A. We talk about his time at Columbia after his exit, why it's a great school for veterans particularly those interested in finance, and the importance of networking outside the veteran circle while at college. The finance industry has incredibly high barriers to entry and we talk through some of the best ways to tackle those. Tom is now the COO at Newbury Franklin Home Services. Tom discusses how better understanding his life priorities led him to pursue the autonomy that comes with the ETA (entrepreneurship through acquisition) space.  

You can follow or reach out to Tom on LinkedIn and on Twitter

Resources mentioned: FourBlock, American Corporate Partners


Whether you’re in the service for four years or twenty, you have learned skills, led teams, and learned what it takes to execute under pressure. While those past successes are valuable, they don’t always translate to a life or career when you get your DD214.

Join Tim and Brock as they break down the skills and strategies current and former military members are using to build a successful careers on the outside the service.

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