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Total loan: $5,000

Andrew

Detroit, MI, United States / Services

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A loan helped auto shop owner in Detroit to buy vital equipment to perform mechanical testing and calibrations for his customers.


Andrew's story

My love for cars began at the age of 5 watching shows like Dukes of Hazard and Knight Rider. My adolescence years consisted of Boy Scouts Pinewood Derby and Radio Controlled cars. By the age of 22, I was Drag Racing at the local Dragway every opportunity I got. Previously I attempted to start this business many years ago in my early 20s with not much knowledge in owning a business. Since then, I have studied and researched how to become a successful entrepreneur. I gained valuable customer experience being a valet, auto repair shop assistant, and customer service representative. Today I am a full time UAW Union Chairperson and a student in the Mike Illich School of Business at Wayne State University. Skills gained include: business funding, management, marketing, and a host of other critical aspects of owning a business. Thinking forward about creating a customer pool for Rhino Dyno, LLC, I'm also a independent retailer of race fuel. I took this savvy approach to began networking with future customers and referral sources. My goal is continue to be a reputable asset to the automotive community and be in a position to help other new business though the fruits of my labor and experiences.