From High Paying Sales Job to Purpose Driven Start-Up with Bill Sandvig, USNA ’02

May 11, 2017 | USNA

“I believe that we are put on the planet for two reasons: to serve God and to serve others.  To build a company around that belief and that core of who I am is very rewarding.”  -Bill Sandvig, USNA ’02

Bill Sandvig graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2002 and served for seven years as a Nuclear Submarine Officer.  After his Naval service was complete, Bill ventured into the Mortgage Banking Industry. Representing Movement Mortgage as the South Carolina Coast Market Leader, Bill built the largest residential purchase mortgage branch in the state claiming #1 in purchase market share in just over two years.

In 2016, Bill founded the Collective Force Foundation located in Charleston, SC.  Collective Force’s mission is to ignite the charitable spirit of every community served through voluntary service and financial support of local non-profits.  Bill and his team expands the reach of thousands of local community non-profit organizations across the nation each month through community awareness, community service, and community giving.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How to utilize the freelancing community to find valuable team members when you’re on a tight budget
  • Unconventional sales tips that will help you get more business and create more opportunity
  • Tips for taking the leap from a safe and secure job to a business start-up

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Special thanks to Bill for joining me this week. Until next time!

-Scott Mackes, USNA ’01

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