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10X Vets is a trusted community of military veteran business owners and entrepreneurs where you can be yourself, feel energized, meet like-minded people, challenge yourself, have fun, gain wisdom and build a successful business along the way.



The speed of trust amongst military veterans is the “X factor” in 10X Vets

Abundance Mindset.

Money is infinite and can be created with innovative ideas, through partnerships and collaborations.

Lifelong Growth.

When you do something you love, you don’t want to “retire.”

Be yourself.

We value what we have in common, but we also value each other’s unique genius because it’s where each of us has unlimited potential.


We can go further together.


It’s ok to fail. No one is perfect. 10X Vets is a safe space where members openly share their experiences of failure, which facilitates greater support, understanding and knowledge-sharing.


We are not interested in lavish displays of wealth or achievement. If we find a selfie of you on social media flashing cash in front of a luxury car, you will be removed from the 10X Vets community.


Military veterans are resourceful and will always find a way to accomplish the mission. This is the reason why many succeed as business owners.


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Scott Mackes

Founding Member

Scott Mackes has dedicated his career to supporting the success of fellow military veteran entrepreneurs through his work at 10X Vets, Academy Fund and Service Academy Business Mastermind (SABM) Group.  Scott and his team have attracted 600+ investor group members and over 100 members of the 10X Vets program and he was mentioned on as having one of the most innovative mastermind groups. Scott is passionate about opportunities that allow him to create innovative solutions for the benefit of many.  Scott graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2001 and has an MBA from the University of Rhode Island.

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William Militello

Founding Member 

William “Bill” Militello leads the Capital Circle at 10X Vets.  Bill has 20+ years of asset management and compliance experience. He is a 4x business founder and sold 2 regulated securities companies. Bill raised capital for 40+ companies and investment funds through 100+ financing rounds and participated in the purchase of $550M+ in Commercial Real Estate. Bill graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis in 1992 and later served as a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Signals Intelligence Officer.

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David Wuensch

B2B Circle Leader

David Wuensch leads the B2B Circle at 10X Vets.  David is President of EPOCH Sales Management Solutions and helps small B2B business owners achieve sustainable revenue growth by working with them in four areas: strategy, people, processes, and tools. Client sales typically increase by 25-25% in 90-180 days. David and his team also provide interim sales manager services to free up small B2B business owners and selected sales management consulting services.  David is an Army veteran and graduate of the U.S. Military Academy.

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Ricky Waters

Real Estate Development Circle Leader

Ricky Waters leads the Real Estate Development Circle at 10X Vets.  Ricky is a Professional Engineer and a principal at Bowman Consulting, a multi-disciplinary professional services firm offering a broad range of energy, infrastructure, real estate, and environmental management solutions to customers who own, develop, and maintain the built environment.

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Randy Wimmer

Government Contracting Circle Leader

Randy Wimmer leads the Government Contracting Circle at 10X Vets.  With nearly thirty years either in or supporting the Federal Government, Randy is the ultimate “industry insider,” having won over $2 billion in government contracts. Randy is the founder of the Government Contracting Academy where he helps entrepreneurs, startups, veterans, business owners, and current GovCon professionals achieve their professional and financial goals in Federal Government contracting.

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Shaun McAndrew

Women's Circle Leader

Shaun leads the 10X Vets Women’s Circle. She is the VP of Business Development for The Service Design Group, keynote speaker and coach. Shaun honed her leadership skills as a helicopter pilot and Commanding Officer in the U.S. Navy before diving headfirst into conveying the stories that build business relationships and create personal transformations. Shaun served in numerous leadership capacities during her Navy tenure. She commanded a helicopter squadron, HSM-41, that was recognized as the most effective production squadron in the Navy. She spent the final six years of her Naval career in higher education developing leadership skills in thousands of future officers. Shaun holds a MS in Strategy from the National War College and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy.

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