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A Window Affair, LLC | Veteran Business Highlight

Sumrall, MS

Name: Daniel Paul Parente

Name of Business: A Window Affair

Which branch of military did you serve in? Army

Why did you choose that branch?

17-year-old young and ambitious wanting a better Life

What was your rank? E-4

What did you do? 17 Bravo Field Artillery Radar Operator

How long were you in? 3 years

Where did you serve?

Fort Polk, LA. – TDY Camp Shelly Totanis. N.G. Fort Drummond New York. Exercise Campaign Reforger, Germany, Fort Irwin, California Desert Training.

What were three things you learned while in the service that serve you well today in your life as a business owner?

Discipline, Work Ethics & Respect

How did the Mississippi SBDC assist you?

Took classes at USM under Rita Mitchell – the Enthusiasm and pure honesty guided me with a confidence to keep striving for confidence in self.

What would you say to other veterans thinking of starting a business?

Set the goal and work, work, work! Take as many SBDC classes as possible. Your success depends on you. Appreciate every moment and opportunity. Never give up.A Window Affair

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