After nine years in active duty, Michael Leonard has already adjusted to civilian life. Now he’s breaching boundaries into entrepreneurship. Five Star Painting, one of the fastest-growing painting franchise companies in the world, welcomes former U.S. solider Michael Leonard of Indianapolis, Ind. as their newest Five Star Painting franchisee. Leonard will provide services to customers in the NE Indianapolis area.

Michael Leonard spent 13 months deployed in Iraq as a combat medic in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom. Since then he has continued service working as a health care recruiter for the Army. Read full story.