Sept. 3, 2021

Patch Baker: With a PTSD service dog by his side, this former Marine builds multi-million-dollar companies | The Long Leash #29

Patch Baker: With a PTSD service dog by his side, this former Marine builds multi-million-dollar companies | The Long Leash #29

He’s been fired at… and fired, more than once. And returning to the ‘real world’ for US marine Patch Baker was – in his own words – a ‘complete disaster.’ But his determination and his service dog Reacher helped set him on a path to ‘change the world.’


Patch Baker’s is an inspiring story. One born partly during, and partly after his time in the military. His life has been full of high highs and very low lows, all which have made him the man he is today.

Patch spent nearly 15 years serving in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa. When his time in the military ended, he joined the State and Secret Service and in 20-13 he was shot in the chest in Bagdad. His next move would be to return to civilian life and the so called ‘real world.’ What would follow would be a challenging and fascinating transition to life after the military.

Now Patch spends most of his time helping businesses create extraordinary results and growth… with a particular focus on the veteran community.

This is a deep and wide-ranging conversation about Patch’s evolution and we start in a very important place, talking about his P-T-S-D service dog, best friend and protector, Reacher.

About Patch Baker 

Patch Baker spends most of his time helping businesses create extraordinary results and growth within their respective markets. Although his focus in on the Veteran Community, he works diligently to connect non-Veteran owned businesses, and individual Patriots, with brands and businesses which support our Nation’s Warfighters. Patch spent nearly 15 years serving the United States and is a Service Disabled Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Patch is a serial entrepreneur, expert marketer, investor, speaker, and has acquired a unique set of skills through multiple acquisitions and business exits. His consulting clients range from Fortune 500 clients to Veteran-owned start-ups.

https://www.patchbaker.com/

https://www.facebook.com/patchbakerusmc/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/patchbaker/

https://www.instagram.com/patchbakerusmc/

About The Long Leash 

Thank you for joining us. If you have enjoyed listening, please SUBSCRIBE so you’ll never miss out!  

Check out Dog Podcast Network for other dog-adjacent shows. 

Follow us in FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube