What happens when successful military leaders bring their Warrior Spirit to the civilian world? Join guest host David Wolf of SmallBiz America, and learn how two very successful men served their nation as well as local and global businesses. In today's episode, you will meet Steve Young, a senior business executive with broad experience in divisions of a Fortune 20 company and retired Major General Joe Balskus who served America for over 35 years while also becoming a successful entrepreneur.
Steve Young served as CEO of an international, $100M public company, had full P&L responsibilities in acquiring, building, restructuring and growing manufacturing, distribution and service businesses. Steve's first career as a Naval officer serving on submarines positioned him well for his big business and entrepreneurial experience.
Major General Joe Balskus served the United States Air Force and the Florida Air National Guard. He is broadly known as a superb motivational / leadership speaker and strategic planner. In addition to his success in the military, Joe was the owner and CEO of one of North Florida’s largest nursing staff relief and homecare agencies for over eight years before its acquisition by a national healthcare provider.