Not letting your past define your future and leading to make the American Latino Museum a reality with Danny Vargas | Greater Washington DC DMV Changemaker

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In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Danny Vargas, US Air Force veteran, founder of VARCom Solutions, and community leader, shares impactful stories from his life, from growing up on welfare to becoming an award-winning and noted business & community leader. He also shares his mission to represent and give light to the contributions of the American Latino community to the country. Through and through, Danny Vargas’ story is one that is driven by mission and service.
Some Highlights:

-Danny Vargas on how his mother’s perseverance as a first-generation immigrant and single mother impacted him

-His journey from growing up in one of the roughest streets of New York to serving in the US Air Force

-His career after leaving the intelligence community and why he started VARCom Solutions

-On giving back to the community and his mission to illuminate and champion the American Latino community

-On dreaming big, overcoming fears, and defying limits: Danny Vargas’ advice to young leaders

Mentioned in this episode:

-Frank Wolf, Former United States Representative

-George W. Bush, 43rd U.S. President

-Eva Longoria, American Latina actress

-Emilio Estefan, American Latino musician

-Barack Obama, 44th U.S. President

-Mike Lee, Senator from Utah

-Bernardo Vicente de Gálvez, Spanish General

-George Washington, 1st U.S. President

-Kim Stewart, Chairman at Leadership Fairfax

-Karen Cleveland, President and CEO at Leadership Fairfax

Connect with Danny Vargas:

VARCom Solutions Website

Danny Vargas on LinkedIn

Danny Vargas on Twitter

Connect with Mahan Tavakoli:

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