American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association

American Armed Forces Mutual Assistance Assoication

Are you interested in starting your own business? Then this episode is for you! Today we’re speaking with Army Veteran, Jerry Quinn, COO of American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association (AAFMAA). Jerry speaks about his time in the Army, leaving Active Duty to go to college and his transition to the Army Reserves. Jerry speaks about exactly how he transitioned to the Banking Industry and the lessons he learned along the way. Jerry gives us amazing tips on developing a business plan and for what he looks for when approving business loans. Jerry also speaks on how AAFMAA is helping Veteran entrepreneurs make their own dreams come true while also protecting them. 

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top 29 entrepreneurship programsAbout Our Guest

 LTC Jerry Quinn (USAR) serves as Chief Operating Officer and Secretary at AAFMAA. Jerry brings more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry where he specialized in strategic programs and business development, and has over 34 years in the US Army, including continued service in the US Army Reserve. He has served in various command and staff assignments, including deployments in support of OIF, Desert Storm and Panama, and homeland defense missions in the United States. He currently serves as the Commander of the 316th Quartermaster Battalion in Oklahoma. Jerry holds a B.S. in Finance from Colorado State University and an M.B.A with an emphasis in Organizational Design from the University of Colorado.


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