Recently, MarketSource’s Vice President of Automotive Peter Maxwell spoke with veterans Robin Beres Chief Petty Officer (RET) and Peggy Feldmann Navy Captain (RET). After retiring from the military, Robin served as Deputy Editor and Commentary Columnist for the Richmond-Times Dispatch until 2020. Peggy is currently the Chief Applications Officer for the Commonwealth of Virginia and was in the first graduating class at the United States Naval Academy to include women. In this podcast, you’ll hear their inspirational stories.
Here are a few highlights to listen for:
Describing what Veterans Day means to them
Sharing their experiences as some of the first women to join the Navy
Talking about what it’s like to watch their daughters experience a naval career and the advice they gave them
Reflecting on the level of responsibility the military empowers young people with and why the system works so well.
What it’s like to balance a military career and a spouse
What kept them going in a male-dominated environment
Robin talks about her work advocating, editing, and writing for veterans’ newspapers and organizations
Sharing advice for women currently in or wanting to pursue leadership in business
Their advice to business leaders about veterans