Episode 238 – Selling A Lifestyle – The U.S. Army, Part 1 with Amber McMahan

Episode Overview

On this episode, Gina has a special guest that works in an area that is close to her heart. Staff Sergeant Amber McMahan (aka Mama Mac), a military recruiter in the US Army joins the show. Gina was struck by Amber’s presence, confidence and energy after witnessing her exceptional skills in one of her training sessions. Amber shares her journey into the army that started when she didn’t get into her dream school and decided to explore the military as an option. Little did she know, she would become a “beast” in the field of air defense artillery, blowing things up with finesse. But life, priorities, and directions change and as time went by and she started a family. Amber transitioned to become a recruiter, where she discovered her true passion for making a difference in people’s lives. Amber shares insights into the world of military recruiting, the challenges recruiters face, and how she manages her time effectively to stay on top of her game. This is a can’t miss conversation filled with inspiring anecdotes and practical advice from Amber and Gina.

Find Amber on Instagram at @mactherecruiter. Besides being a recruiter, mom and wife, she’s also an entrepreneur. Check out what she sells on her other Instagram page at @imbyfaye. 

More about Gina

Engagement Expert – Speaker – Sales Trainer – Entrepreneur – Improv Comic

Gina is a Master Sales Trainer for Jeb Blount’s Sales Gravy who combines street smarts and improv comedy skills with her experience in the corporate and entrepreneurial worlds, which sets her apart from her competition. 

“Sass without too much crass” is how Gina Trimarco describes herself. A high energy entrepreneur, engager, speaker, trainer, improv comedienne and podcast producer, Gina credits most of her success on her upbringing by her Italian mobster dad and German immigrant mother.

Prior to joining Sales Gravy, Gina founded and operated Carolina Improv Company, an improv comedy school and theater, in addition to Pivot10 Results, a sales training company. Thanks to this podcast, Gina was able to “stalk” her business role model Jeb Blount and convince him to hire her … and sponsor this podcast!

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