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Sam Crawford Sr. CEO & Founder, Armed Forces Construction Group, LLC

Sam Crawford Sr. is CEO & Founder of Armed Forces Construction Group, LLC, and a decorated United States Navel veteran. Sam proudly served as a Chief Petty Officer on the U.S.S. North Hampton, the command cruiser for Presidents John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson, also known as “The Grey Ghost”. Sam’s military service included high level security clearance to serve in the Cuban blockade, and he was part of the training program that was the predecessor to what today is known as the “Navy Seals”.

In 2012 Sam founded Armed Forces Construction Group, a construction firm specializing in connecting the right-skilled veterans with fully insured veteran crews to support a variety of commercial and residential housing projects in 49 cities in 12 states.

Prior to starting Armed Forces Construction Group, Sam spent nearly 20 years as General Manager for Tri-Start Mobility, a firm that designed, built and delivered specially equipped handicapped vans nationwide to support the disabled.

Sam joined Ariba Discovery in September 2014 and has never looked back, as it has been an incredible source to helping his business grow.

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Bonnie D. Graham

A talk radio and cable TV broadcast journalist since 1995, media producer / host Bonnie D. Graham created and launched SAP Coffee Break with Game-Changers Radio in Fall 2011. Since then, she has developed 20 additional themed Game-Changers radio series for SAP. On each episode, Bonnie moderates a panel of thought leaders, practitioners, journalists and / or educators from across the business spectrum and the globe, to share timely technology and strategy insights for businesses of all sizes, industries, geographies, and maturities. Bonnie is on the SAP Editorial Experience / News Services team. Follow her programs on Twitter #SAPRadio.

Connect with Bonnie D. Graham: @bizbreakradio

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