Most that have run the gauntlets involved in launching a business will recall the days of their founding with some degree of nostalgia—the tough hours, the list of places visited long enough to warrant a “World Tour” shirt. Every successful firm or product at some time required a majority “YES!” vote from customers and suppliers. Granted, an entrepreneur’s reputation can provide a “leg-up” but it will only get one through the door. Dave White’s SitePro story is one of boldness. After 25+ years with Chicago Steel Tape, Dave built a catalog of more than 450 new products alongside a network of 300+ dealers, all from the ground up.
by Allen E. Cheves – The American Surveyor