Presentation Topic: Leverage Vs. Charity
Toby James Nunn was born and raised in northern British Columbia, Canada by a single Father. He entered the United States in search of better education opportunities and work. In an effort to earn his place as a citizen, he joined the United States Army as an enlisted member in the Infantry.
During his service he quickly became a Non Commissioned Officer and served in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Korea and Iraq. Reaching the rank of Sergeant First Class, earning the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Expert Infantryman’s Badge , meritorious service medals, and was inducted into the prestigious Sergeant Audie Murphy Club, which recognizes top leaders. Toby James Nunn is a published author, award winning blogger and the principal character in PBS Frontlines Bad Voodoo’s War.
After returning from Iraq in 2008 he started working as a Non Profit Executive and in media work. Toby was the national spokesperson for Soldiers Angels for over 4 years and has been an advocate for veteran issues like the Post 9-11 GI Bill and Veteran Benefits and has spoken on Capitol Hill to several House and Senate Committees.
He was the producer of Headline News (CNN) documentary 108 Hours in which Toby escorted a Gold Star Father into Iraq to see where his son was killed in Action.
Toby Nunn dedicates the majority of his time to Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs a Faith Based program helping fellow returning Veterans struggling with Post Traumatic Stress as well as Veteran Outdoors which is a 501c(3) Non Profit, that takes returning and injured Veterans on their dream outdoor experience. As an avid outdoorsman he feels a connection with his service and the cathartic effects of being and taking veterans outdoors.
Toby also is the managing partner in Warrior Media Solutions a veteran owned and focused business that assists corporations build strategic relationships within the veteran space. In addition to speaking engagements and pro bono work Toby is also a principal partner in GrayBeard Publishing that assists military and veteran authors getting published. All this in addition to being a Managing Partner of Vitalz Outdoors LLC a revolutionary Archery Company.