Bunker Labs with Dean Bundschu

Dean Bundschu

Are you about to transition out of the military and into civilian life? Need some guidance to make sure you do it right? If you said yes to either, this episode is one you should definitely listen to. In this episode, we talk with Dean Bundschu, the Atlantic Regional Executive Director at Bunker Labs to learn how to transition into the civilian world the right way, how important it is to network, and how properly networking can help you now, and later throughout your career.

“Know your industry, where you want to be, research the area for opportunities and then network!”  – Dean Bundschu

Advice from Dean:

Jumping right into entrepreneurship can be hard. Start out by getting into a role with a smaller entrepreneurship minded company and work within their sales or marketing team.


About Our Guest  

Dean currently serves as the Atlantic Region Executive Director for Bunker Labs. Additionally, he is an entrepreneur, accomplished sales professional, and business advisor to numerous high growth startups. Prior to venturing into the business world, Dean served 8 years as an Infantry Officer in the United States Army; his service included a combat tour in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon returning from the war Dean had the honor to work at Orion International where helped hundreds of veterans transition from military to corporate America. As the Founder and CEO of PrepChamps, Inc., Dean successfully raised $2.2M in private equity capital, PrepChamps was recognized as the 2007 North Carolina Fast Trac Tech Company of the Year and ultimately the became the 2nd largest site in the high school sports recruiting space before being acquired. Dean received his bachelor’s degree from Ohio Northern University. He attended ONU on a full-ride R.O.T.C. scholarship and he was a Distinguished Military Graduate.


Bunker Labs Website- https://bunkerlabs.org/

Connect with Dean Bundschu on Linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/in/deanbundschu/

Connect with Bunker Labs on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/thebunkerlabs/

Connect with Bunker Labs on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/thebunkerlabs/

Connect with Bunker Labs on LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/company/bunkerlabs/


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