Welcome to “The Horse’s Mouth” with Tom McManus, a cool, unique talk show where Tom’s guests sidle up to his bar to discuss sports, business and life. Today, Tom sat down with Jonathan Lee from J.W. Lee Photography.

Jonathan created J.W. Lee Photography in 2008 after a lifelong passion for photography. Upon retiring from the U.S. Navy and Government Contracting, he decided to make my part-time photography job a full-time venture.

To learn more, visit https://www.jwleephoto.com.

How do you define success?: Achieving a reputation of consistency, quality, and professionalism that continually grows a business that allows you to enjoy the things in life that don’t pay the bills.

What Branch were you in and how long?: Navy, 16 years, early retirement due to government cutbacks.

After your service ended, how did you spend your time? Did you go back to school? Immediately Enter the private Sector?: Immediately became a government contractor and did that for five years while studying Business Administration and Entrepreneurship at Columbia College.