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85: Riding the Waves of Business with James “Bart” Bartelloni

Career Evolution and Veteran Support

“Being a business developer, I’ve been able to be on the cutting edge of where business is going, the effects of technology, and trying to hone in a targeting strategy for a company to go and sell their product in the marketplace.” -James “Bart” Bartelloni

In this episode of Make Your Move, I’m sitting down with James “Bart” Bartelloni, a former Tomcat pilot turned business developer and passionate surfer. You can find his section in The Military Effect by Scott Manthorne in chapter 17, on page 63.

Our conversation surrounds Bart’s career transitions, the importance of building relationships in business development, and the transformative power of surfing in both his personal and professional life.

His fervent love for surfing and the positive impact it has on his life and the lives of fellow veterans shows the power of nature and finding profound joy beyond your profession. 

Listen to the full episode to explore Bart’s journey and discover the dynamic intersection between career moves, veteran advocacy, and the pursuit of passion and joy in life.

Visit, read Scott’s book, and listen to each weekly episode of Make Your Move to learn more. By challenging your assumptions and understanding the incredible impact veterans have and continue to have, we can create a better future for all of us.


  • Bart Bartelloni’s Career Journey
  • Risk and Network Connections in Career Transitions
  • Personal Development and Surfing
  • Work-Life Balance and Joy


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Gene spent nearly 25 years in uniform, serving in six ships and more than ten duty stations, and visiting over 50 countries serving as a US Navy Surface Warfare Officer and retiring as a Captain. In corporate, he led legislative affairs for a large international defense company from the Washington, DC office. In doing so, Gene gained a detailed understanding of the defense industrial base and supply chains of myriad platforms, systems and capabilities. Then in 2013, he took the leap to start his own business, Capitol Integration. Since then Gene has helped scores of companies improve their federal positions.

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