Pinstripe Suits to Prison Blues : How an Entrepreneur Went from Millionaire to Bankruptcy and Prison Only to Return a Stronger Person Dedicating His Li
Overview - The story of an entrepreneur from humble beginnings as a deck hand (laborer) on a fishing boat to landing this dream job, ships Captain, at the young age of nineteen, living his dream of being at sea. That was not to be his destiny. By chance, a newspaper advertisement for a car salesman was about to change his life forever. Read more...
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The story of an entrepreneur from humble beginnings as a deck hand (laborer) on a fishing boat to landing this dream job, ships Captain, at the young age of nineteen, living his dream of being at sea. That was not to be his destiny. By chance, a newspaper advertisement for a car salesman was about to change his life forever. Starting anew at age 21, working his way from car salesman to owning his own Chevrolet Dealership and building a three dealership and commercial real estate empire. Making impossible deals, building a business, eventually becoming one of the largest Chevrolet dealers in the United States, just to see it all crumble in 2008 ultimately landing him in prison. Imprisoned for money he did not steal, nonetheless having made bad business decisions that lead to his loss of all things material and eventual incarceration. The untold story of state prison life from a white-collar inmate having never been in trouble with the law. This story includes fishing tales, car sales stories, accounts of the growth and collapse of a business empire, jailhouse tells and more. The Enlightenment that followed the rise and resurrection of an entrepreneur and his re-entrance into the business world this time as an author, consultant, and speaker. This book is his mission to share the journey with others. Follow this philanthropist, community leader and businessman on his vocation and journey of sharing, listening, and educating, seeing and speaking to those that wish to grow, overcome, succeed and be all they were intended to be, the entrepreneurship you thought was only a dream. While teaching the lessons learned, mistakes make, guardian angles provided, and how to reemerge a better yet stronger person with faith, family and friends. This book will give you a new insight to those deserving of a second chance. We all make mistakes, have losses in life even tragedy to ourselves and loved ones, you can and must learn while understanding those mistakes or tragedies were stepping stones, in the journey we call life, this is such a story of learning, surviving and sharing. Enjoy this read through the eyes of a fallen entrepreneur that survived to see the enlightenment and share the vision.