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Where Roads Less Traveled May Lead You | Valerie Ormond

Valerie Ormond retired after a 25-year career as a naval intelligence officer and began her second career as a writer. She founded her own business, Veteran Writing Services, LLC, providing companies and organizations professional writing, editing, and consulting services.

Valerie’s novels, Believing In Horses, and Believing In Horses, Too, won Gold Medals in the Military Writers Society of America book awards and six other first-place awards in national competitions including the State of Maryland’s Touch of Class Award. Her third novel, Believing In Horses Out West, releases in September 2021.

Valerie’s non-Fiction stories have been published in books, and her articles and poetry have appeared internationally in books, magazines, newspapers, and blogs. The Military Writers Society of America awarded her the 2019 President’s Award for her work supporting the non-profit organization and other writers.

On this episode, we talk about her story of joining the US Navy, becoming an entrepreneur, advice to those considering starting a business and so much more.

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Gordon J Bernhardt

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President and founder of Bernhardt Wealth Management and author of Profiles in Success: Inspiration from Executive Leaders in the Washington D.C. Area. Gordon provides financial planning and wealth management services to affluent individuals, families and business owners throughout the Washington, DC area. Since establishing his firm in 1994, he and his team have been focused on providing high quality service and independent financial advice to help clients make informed decisions about their money.