Building Wealth: First Responders to Financial Freedom- Alec Evans & Lewis Weaver
Play • 1 hr 6 min

In this episode, we're going to talk about something a little bit different that wears on your mental health and physical health, and probably after the first of the year, you've possibly been thinking about a lot, and that's MONEY! Lewis Weaver and Alec Evans, both former firefighters and now real estate moguls will tell their secrets on how to accumulate wealth and financial freedom.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How to be successful in real estate if you're a former first responder;
  • What are the things to be considered before leaving your first responder job and becoming a real estate agent; 
  • What is the needed mindset to get into your financial freedom and goals;
  • The importance of property manager;
  • Why is it important to be surrounded by people who are better than you;
  • Real estate business process and a whole lot more!

Here's some takeaways:

 - Me & Lewis’s transition from first responders to business owners & the emotional & psychological challenges that come with that
- Our business, what we do & how we’ve been able to scale from zero & build a team of 7 generating mid six-figures in revenue in our first year of operation
- The team dynamics we learned from our time in the military and fire service & how they’ve helped in business
- Lewis’s lifelong fight with cardiac problems & how his multiple heart surgeries have shaped his business approach & life
- My path through the fire service and how working with fire administrators prepared me for my current position as a business partner
- Navigating the uncertainty & doubt through the Covid-19 pandemic

The theme of our message is taking action in the face of uncertainty. We believe nothing cures uncertainty more than being a doer & taking consistent & imperfect action. While taking action can be easier said than done, our belief is that it is always better when the action is being taken by a team of people with a common goal pulling in the same direction. So how do we not only accomplish what we want & know we're capable of, but how do we do it in a way that everyone involved maintains their sanity & drive for constant improvement? Through the selfless acts & hard work exhibited by team leaders & team members alike. 

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Lewis Weaver and Alec Evans
Real Estate Agents/Former Fireighters

I'm a former firefighter turned real estate agent & investor. My business partner and I run 2 companies together. One is our retail real estate business working with buyers and sellers and the other focuses on real estate investment opportunities.

Both my business partner and I are former first responders. We spent a combined 15 years in the fire service learning the values of teamwork, sacrifice and service to others. We've been able to translate those life lessons into business success outside of the first responder sphere.

We're passionate believers in principles such as The 1% Better Rule, Service Before Self, Going the Extra Mile and The Power of Proximity. Within our organization, we insist on an uncompromising culture of accountability. From our experience, these are the same exact principles that provide guidance to a fire department, a platoon & a crew. We've seen it work magic in the first responder world and it's allowed our businesses to flourish, even during uncertain economic times.

Host Information
Your host Jerry D. Lund can be reached at 801-376-7124 or email at or voice message use the icon microphone at&

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