Veteran-Owned Start Up Authentically American Featured in Forbes
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 6, 2019--
Authentically American®, a veteran-owned company that offers premium-branded apparel and merchandise exclusively Made in the USA, today announces its recent Interview with well-respected global business publication, Forbes Magazine.
Forbes writer, Jim Vinoski interviewed the company’s Founder and CEO, Dean Wegner. Their discussion focused on the story behind the company’s founding in 2017, Authentically American’s vision ‘to build an iconic American brand that is truly American made’, and how the heart of the company’s mission is their passion for job creation, which is why everything they make, no exceptions, is American made.
“We are honored to have our Authentically American story featured in Forbes,” said Dean Wegner, Authentically American’s Founder and CEO. “Our biggest opportunity as a 2+ year old startup is brand awareness and exposure. The article in Forbes brings a national media spotlight to Authentically American and how we serve both business customers and individual consumers with high quality, competitively priced, Made in USA products.”
Authentically American has a two-fold business model. They partner with businesses of all sizes, colleges and high schools, charities and non-profits, sports leagues, and political campaigns to provide high quality co-branded Made in USA apparel and merchandise that is competitively priced. Authentically American’s consumer brand offering was kickstarted in 2018 when Wegner and NASCAR legend and Authentically American investor Darrell Waltrip were invited to appear on Fox and Friends.
Wegner, a West Point graduate who served seven years as an officer, helicopter pilot, and Ranger in the Army, understands the importance of quality, service, and teamwork. “The response to Authentically American has been incredible,” said Wegner. “Our business is experiencing 300%+ growth with higher growth forecasted in the future. We have an incredibly talented and highly engaged team in Nashville. Maintaining this culture is a primary focus as we continue to grow and expand to ensure we over-deliver on our customers’ expectations.”
ABOUT AUTHENTICALLY AMERICAN:
An iconic American brand that is truly American made. We partner with businesses of all sizes, colleges and high schools, charities and non-profits, sports leagues, and political campaigns to provide high quality co-branded Made in USA apparel and merchandise that is competitively priced. We also offer our own consumer brand product offering and donate 10% of our gross profits to veteran and first responder focused charities. Think of Authentically American as the next Nike or Under Armour, but ALL Made in USA.
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