Episode 3

Published on:

1st Jun 2022

Episode 3 with Axe Head Threads

Join us and Andy and James of Axe Head Threads, a firefighter family owned and operated apparel business in Indiana. We literally met last year at FDIC and were takin in like family. One of our favorite parts about FDIC week now every year is meeting up with these guys!

Firefighters of all ranks themselves they make quality screened and embroidered apparel for departments across the nation!

In this episode we discuss how Axe Head came to be and some of the struggles that small businesses go through. It isn't all glamour as an entrepreneur, and Andy and James discuss some of the royal mess ups they made coming up. We also talk about the importance of knowing your responsibilities both in the fire house and as a partnership and why staying in your lane can equate to efficiency and dollars!

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About the Podcast

Brotherhood And Business
Connecting First Responders to Entrepreneurship
The podcast that connects you to other first responders and veterans who have taken the leap and started their own businesses while still serving the public.

Have you ever thought of starting your own business but been curious how to do it? Maybe you've started a business and are having trouble with scaling, marketing, legal, or supply chain.

In this podcast we'll connect you right to some of your favorite businesses within the already tight knit brotherhood and sisterhood, and give you the information and confidence to succeed as an entrepreneur!

About your hosts

Pat Case

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Pat is a 15 year veteran of the fire service, and is currently a career firefighter for the Sparks Fire Department in Sparks, NV. Originally a Minnesota native, Pat got his start working for the Mankato Fire Department, and as an EMT and eventually a Paramedic with Mayo Clinic Medical Transport.

Pat has a degree in Corporate Finance and Investment Analysis from MSU in Mankato and has a strong background in sales.

In his spare time, Pat enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 kids and enjoying the outdoors, including 4 wheeling and competition shooting.

Fun Fact: Pat originally had a mobile sound and lighting business which he used to DJ for. Pat is also an avid musician.

Andy Mann

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