I am the Major Organizers® franchisee for Montgomery and surrounding areas. I am a United States Army Veteran born and raised in Montgomery, AL. I served 13 years in the U.S. Army. Attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant in the Army and received my B.S. in Psychology from Troy University. I have a logistical background. This position requires tedious paper and data management. My experience led to my calling as a professional organizer. As a soldier, I also moved numerous times and learned the importance of staying organized and prepared for each move.
2 - Did you always know you wanted to be a business owner/entrepreneur?
I have known since a child that I wanted to be an entrepreneur. My grandfather owned JJ's Eatery right outside of Alabama State University for many years along with several other businesses. As a child I learned first hand about day to day operations as a business owner and knew it was definitely the life I wanted to live for my own children.
3 - What would you say is the most rewarding part of owning your business?
The most rewarding part of being a business owner is having complete control of my schedule. Also, putting myself in position to build my own legacy.
4 - What has been the most challenging aspect?
The most challenging aspect of being a business owner for me currently is work/life balance. At times as a business owner we can work to much because everything is dependent upon us and our decisions.
5 - How important is it to have the proper mindset as an entrepreneur?
It is extremely important to have the proper mindset as an entrepreneur! Business has so many setbacks and daily pressures until the proper mindset is vital. Having the appropriate proactive reaction will save your business before any financial decision will in my opinion. Proper mindset and planning is the key to any business.
6 - How did the Military prepare you for entrepreneurship?
The military gave me the building blocks for entrepreneurship. Everywhere from learning resiliency skills to the core Army Values which are essential to life itself.
7 - What services does your company provide?
We are a residential organizing company. We are not a maid service company and we do not work with hoarders. Liberators do all the hands on organizing, decluttering, room designs, and rearrangements. We also haul off all the client’s donations as part of our services.
8 - How are your clients live impacted from your services?
Our clients lives are transformed. From start to finish we are with the clients reliving them of the stress and chaos of their daily lives. As a professional organizer we enhance the lives of clients by designing systems and processes using organizing principles We help families take control of their surroundings, their time, their paper, and their systems for life.
9 - Are there any tech/apps, Books or TV Shows etc that you can’t live without?
I can't live without watching The Profit and Project Runway!
10 - How can our readers contact you (phone, email, website and social media)