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Feel the Vibrational Pull of Creativity With Chad Cavanaugh

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Feel the Vibrational Pull of Creativity With Chad Cavanaugh

What happens when an artist decides to put down his guitar and pick up a pencil? Total brilliance. Chad Cavanaugh is the creator, writer and illustrator of a series of comic books. He draws daily on inspiration from his real life relationships to create unforgettable vivid characters. Being a veteran of the United States Army Infantry and former Sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery inspired the name Grunt 1B Comics. You will see his work on a movie screen one day in the near future. You can't stop a visionary from achieving their life dreams and goals. Get ready to feel the vibrational pull of creativity with Chad Cavanaugh on this edition of Voices Of Vision.

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What do you get when you combine 35+ years of visual storytelling with an entrepreneurial spirit? You get the veteran owned, self publishing, comic book creator known globally as Grunt 1B Comics. Launched in 2013 in a 2'x3' corner of his North Park home, Chad Cavanaugh has created a comic book universe, currently spanning four stories and growing, which has reached readers on four continents. Being a veteran of the United States Army Infantry and former Sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery inspired the name "Grunt 1B Comics" and in true grunt spirit, Chad handles every single aspect of this publishing company. From story creation to illustration, pre print production to distribution, sales and marketing management as well as customer service. Grunt 1B Comics is a tireless, one man operation on the verge of its 20th publication in three years. Chad is a primarily self taught artist who created his own space in the comic book world without help of anyone within the industry and now mentors others who possess the desire to put out their own creator owned comics.

Chad was honorably discharged from the United States Army Infantry in 1996, having earned three Army Commendation medals, three Army Achievement medals, the Good Conduct medal, National Defense Service medal, the Expert Infantryman badge, air assault badge, the coveted Tomb Guard Identification badge (#408) as well as being combat life saver certified. Chad is a former singer/songwriter with two albums available across most streaming platforms and is happily married, with three daughters and a dog named Poncho.

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About Jane Asher:

Jane Asher is a natural connector, who got her start in the media world through radio in Michigan in 1980. She soon migrated west and has worked at legendary radio stations such as KTYD Santa Barbara, KGB, KSON and KIFM in San Diego. She was awarded the prestigious Marconi Award for her work at the Smooth Jazz station KIFM in 2005.

She researched, wrote, edited and produced the highly regarded and award-winning public affairs program San Diego Update. The Advertising Council recognized Jane for her continued commitment to effecting positive social change. While Jane's network continued to expand, so did her desire to grow her own business. She branched out into the world of voice over with a home studio in the 1990s. She is currently the voice of Cartier, Ferragamo and Michigan State University's program RELAX-Alternatives to Anger.

In 2010 her natural curiosity led her to expand her knowledge and business again, by including marketing and social media for businesses and non-profits. When anyone asks her what she does for a living she responds; "I connect inspired people with one another, especially those with a desire to help others." Helping to elevate other people is one of her personal passions.

Jane has been involved in many international missions. She is part of a team that has been building homes for the impoverished over the past five years in Tijuana. She has traveled to El Salvador to feed the homeless on a humanitarian mission in 2011. Recently, she traveled to Malaysia to help build a school on Borneo. She was so moved by her visit; upon her return, she raised money to pay for the education of thirteen children in a school in Keningau.

Her vast connections across all media platforms bring a wealth of passionate and empowered individuals to her show. If you are doing something to make this life experience more rewarding for others...she wants to talk to you.