Dwayne Paro welcomes Jim Raschella to today’s podcast. Jim is a Marine Corps veteran from Syracuse, New York. Jim was a born entrepreneur. From selling tickets to his backyard carnival as a child, to dreaming up multi-million dollar companies—Jim’s ambitions have always been as limitless as his creativity. After graduating high school in 2004, Jim joined the Marine Corps Reserve. After separating from the Marine Corps, Mark pursued a career in law enforcement and Jim began working on a degree in business. In 2013 Jim’s idea for his entrepreneurial endeavor became obvious, he partnered with a fellow officer familiar with the challenge his business would address, Jim and Mark created Off Duty Blue. Jim serves as Off Duty Blue’s Chief Executive Officer. Over the past 3 years, Jim has proudly overseen the company’s transformation from scribbles in a notebook, to the most comprehensive special event and detail management software platform available on the market.