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Drew Schildwächter


Role and Company

Lead Solution Engineer, Salesforce


6 years experience in consulting


Wilmington, NC

About Drew

Former Marine infantry officer and foreign military force advisor (14 years) now working in presales and technical consulting. Primarily pursued professional services firms during job hunt and can discuss that process in addition to software sales careers. I have worked in software (presales and delivery) since leaving the Marine Corps.

Also building an image consulting business.


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Articles by Drew

4 years ago

Educated Decisions for Job-seeking Military Veterans

How did you choose a college program? How did you choose which major to declare? What were the major forces...

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Drew's Recent Answers

2 days ago

How do I transfer my level of access to senior Military Officers and responsibility to the civilian sector

David: in software, individual contributors can find themselves presenting in front of the CEO to demonstrate new capabilities or to...

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4 months ago

How can I expand my career search in today's IT driven society?

Shalanda: you might take a look at Salesforce's Vetforce Program ( You can complete online training,...

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5 months ago

What type of skills/accomplishments from military service appeal most to civilian employers?

Philip: that's a really open-ended question, and I believe the answer depends very much upon where you want to be...

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6 months ago

looking for great base salary position plus commission

David: software application sales. You could parlay your experience in insurance into it by selling software oriented towards that market....

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9 months ago

I feel like a terrible employee

Robert: I think there are times where work probably must happen outside of normal working hours in any high performing...

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