The Greencastle Podcast

The Greencastle Podcast

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Organized by a team of volunteers, our Podcast dives into problems that many veterans experience when looking for employment, growing a career, professional development and everyday issues.The team interviews leaders, military veterans, civilian hiring…


Greencastle Podcast Episode #23: A Commitment to Lifelong Learning with Jennifer Herron
Aug 29 • 67 min
US #Navy vet, energy expert, and lifelong learner, Jennifer Herron, shares her insights with Paul Ashley on what it means to commit to never stop learning and how veterans are uniquely poised to do exactly that.
Greencastle Podcast #24: AMSE’s Flossie Hall & Moni Jefferson
Aug 25 • 39 min
Any service member worth their salt will tell you that being in the military is hard, but being married to it is even harder. Between long deployments and frequent moves and the inability to plan out more than a few weeks with any reasonable assurance…
Greencastle Podcast #22: NASCAR’s Jesse Iwuji
Aug 7 • 32 min
Had a tough day at work? #Navy Lieutenant Commander Jesse Iwuji competed as a professional athlete WHILE STILL ON ACTIVE DUTY in the Navy. Now that’s a different kind of work ethic! Today, Jesse is the only current driver at the national levels of…
Greencastle Podcast Episode #21 Veteran Shark Tank
Jul 3 • 53 min
Military veteran entrepreneurs are uniquely positioned to do great things in the business world. But, like any start-up business, they still need help…and that’s where the VETERAN SHARK TANK comes in! On this episode of the Greencastle Podcast,…
Greencastle Podcast Episode #20: “What The Hell Does Brent Do All Day?”: Lessons in Humility and Grit
Jun 19 • 55 min
In this episode of the Greencastle Podcast, we were lucky enough to grab crazy-busy entrepreneur, Brent Gleeson, between speaking gigs and closing deals to talk about humility, emotional intelligence…and all of the leadership traits that you don’t…
#019 - “The Name of My Game is Offense” with Erica Webster
May 28 • 48 min
In this episode of the Greencastle Podcast, Army veteran-turned-entrepreneur Erica Webster of Dub Fitness shares her story of how the COVID-19 forced her to reinvent her entire business model…over a weekend. On the exterior, Erica is a hardcore…
Greencastle Podcast Ep#18 - Downrange Purpose: Leadership Lessons from a Navy Bomb Tech-Turned-CEO
May 15 • 44 min
On this episode of the Greencastle Podcast, we talk to David Cuthbert, founder and CEO of Global Imprint. David talks about his time diffusing bombs and leading troops in Iraq as a Navy EOD officer and how he’s carried those lessons forward. David’s…
#017 - “Sustainable and Resilient Energy Systems” with Dr. Nathan Johnson
Feb 7 • 59 min
In this episode of the Greencastle Podcast we talk to Dr. Nathan Johnson, professor of engineering at Arizona State University, about sustainable energy, microgrids and resilient energy systems. Dr Johnson is operating at the forefront of the revolution…
#016 - ‘Military Entrepreneurs’ with Howard Gartland
Nov 6, 2019 • 45 min
In this episode, Howard Gartland, co-founder, president, and CEO of Mesa Technical Associates and retired Army Lieutenant Colonel, joins us in the Greencastle Podcast studio for a great conversation about energy storage solutions, the military, and…
#015 - ‘Veteran Help’ with Pete Freudenberger
Oct 17, 2019 • 31 min
In this episode, Pete Freudenberger, Outreach Manager and Clinical Social Worker at the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania, joins us for an impromptu interview at the Greencastle headquarters to tell us about the…
#014 - ‘Process Improvement’ with Celwyn Evans and Eric Diamond
Oct 2, 2019 • 45 min
In this episode, Greencastle’s own Celwyn Evans and Eric Diamond join us in the Greencastle studio for a deep dive into process improvement. Celwyn and Eric discuss improving processes and eliminating waste both in the workplace and in your personal life.…
#013 - ‘Happiness’ with Bappa Choudhury
Sep 18, 2019 • 54 min
In this episode, Bappa Choudhury, happiness and performance speaker, coach, and change consultant joins us at the Greencastle headquarters for a deep dive into happiness. Bappa discusses his mantra of breathe, balance, and believe, and a host of other…
#012 - Veteran Shark Tank
Sep 20, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode, one of Greencastle’s partners, Joe Crandall, and the founder of the Greater Philadelphia Veterans Network, Alex Archawski, join us in the studio or an informational episode about an upcoming event that Greencastle sponsors - the Veteran…
#011 - Lessons Learned
Apr 25, 2018 • 18 min
In this episode, we take a short look at the lessons learned over the course of the past 10 episodes. We start with integrity and work through mission, leadership, teamwork, communication, and other great principles gleaned from the knowledge of the…
#010 - “Stronger” with Justin Constantine PT 2
Apr 11, 2018 • 43 min
This is part 2 of a conversation with Justin Constantine - retired Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel, author, and inspirational speaker - joining us over the phone to share with us the life lessons he has learned that led to the writing of his book. In this…
#009 - “You Are Stronger” with Justin Constantine
Mar 28, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode, Justin Constantine - retired Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel, author, and inspirational speaker - joins us over the phone to share his story with us. In this first installment of a two-part discussion, Justin shares the events that led to…
#008 - ‘Enthusiasm’ with Celwyn Evans
Mar 14, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode, Celwyn Evans, Senior Partner at Greencastle Associates Consulting and retired Army Ranger, joins us in our studio at the Greencastle headquarters for a deep dive into Enthusiasm. Celwyn discusses enthusiasm and how it fits in with the…
#007 - ‘Integrity’ with Craig Williams
Feb 28, 2018 • 53 min
In this episode, Craig Williams, Assistant General Council at PECO (Philadelphia Electric Company) and retired Marine Corp Colonel, joins us in a make-shift studio at the PECO headquarters for a deep dive into Integrity. Craig discusses integrity,…
#006 - ‘Teamwork’ with MG John Gronski
Feb 14, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode, MG (Major General) John Gronski, Deputy Commanding General at US Army Europe, joins us via phone from Germany for a deep dive into Teamwork. MG Gronski discusses teamwork, traits of successful teams and leaders, and setting the right tone…
#005 - ‘Leadership’ with Dr. John J. Sosik
Jan 31, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode, Dr. John J. Sosik, professor at Penn State and leadership guru, joins us in the Greencastle studio for a deep dive into Leadership. Dr. Sosik discusses leadership, character traits of the successful, and behavioral actions that are found…
#004 - ‘Loyalty’ with Greg Mansker
Jan 17, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode, Greg Mansker, renowned leader in the juvenile product industry, joins us in the Greencastle studio for a deep dive into Loyalty. Greg notes that being loyal to the wrong thing can be detrimental, but showing the proper loyalty can be one…
#002 - ‘Service’ with Celwyn Evans and Joe Crandall
Jan 3, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode, we deep dive into Greencastle’s first guiding principle of ‘Service.’ We’re joined by the two partners of Greencastle - Celwyn Evans and Joe Crandall - who share nearly 40 years of military service, much of which was spent in Special…
#003 - ‘Adaptability’ with Troy Beane
Jan 3, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode, Troy Beane, Director at Greencastle Associates Consulting, joins us in the Greencastle studio for a deep dive and great discussion on Adaptability. Veterans are masters of adaptability - constantly changing with the wind and rolling with…
#001 - Pilot - The Big Why
Jan 2, 2018 • 12 min
In this episode, we give a history of Greencastle as a company and our guiding principles. Most importantly, we give the reason for the entire show - to prove the value of veterans in the workplace and to give veterans the tools they need to translate…