Episode #21: Navy Seal Sean McIntosh is the Founder of VetLaunch and the Valor Group

Ep 21 Sean McIntosh

Ep 21 Sean McIntosh

Sean McIntosh is the Founder of VetLaunch, a new crowd-funding website which helps veteran entrepreneurs with educational and financial resources, and the Valor Group, a veteran recruiting firm helping veterans transition into civilian life.

He grew up in Atchison, Kansas and graduated from Maur Hill Preparatory School in May of 1999. He immediately enlisted in the Navy to seek out his dream of becoming a United States Navy SEAL.   He graduated in Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training class 232 in January 2001 and was assigned to SEAL TEAM THREE in San Diego, CA.  He completed two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and was selected to attend college and become and SEAL officer October of 2004.

Sean graduated from the University of Kansas in 2007 and received his commission as an officer in the Navy from the KU Navy ROTC unit.  He was then assigned to SEAL TEAM ONE and did three deployments in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. LT McIntosh’s final assignment was as the Operations Officer for NSW Advanced Training Command where he oversaw over 40 high-risk training courses that were provided to service-members from all branches of SOCOM.  Sean left active duty status and transferred into the Navy Reserves in 2012.  He and his wife Jessica McIntosh currently live in Lawrence, Kansas and have one son named Mason.




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  1. The Bunker Kansas City Points and Figures on October 10, 2015 at 9:37 AM

    […] we drove to Kansas City.  Sean McIntosh and I met a while ago.  He asked if I would come to Kansas City and speak to The Bunker.  If you […]

    • Joe on October 11, 2015 at 9:36 PM

      Great to hear Jeff Carter from West Loop Ventures at the Bunker in Kansas City. Great lessons on Angel Investing.

  2. Entrepreneurship and Hope | Points and Figures on November 16, 2015 at 8:34 AM

    […] friend Sean McIntosh runs the Kansas City Bunker, is a former Navy Seal and  sent me this article.  A concern of some […]

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