Business:Management & Marketing
Success, Failure & Changing What's Possible With Jerry Brazie
JERRY BRAZIE is a husband, father, and entrepreneur who has 8 brothers and sisters, with Jerry being child number 7. He grew up a poor kid from Portland, Oregon with no education, training or advantages in life. Getting his first job at 11, stealing food to eat, and living on the streets at 17, violence was a way of life for him. Determined to make it out of his surroundings, Jerry worked more than 20 jobs before starting his first business at 28. Over the last 20 years, his companies have generated over $450mm in revenues, and a lifetime of experience.
Having had thousands of employees, Jerry has owned all types of businesses, from a large transportation company to car washes, gas stations, and convenience stores. In addition, he owns and manages 150 thousand SF of commercial real estate, has built multiple residential developments with hundreds of lots. Jerry has built, remodeled, rented and sold more houses than he can remember. A serial entrepreneur, Jerry has now made it his mission to educate others that grew up like him, teaching that there is opportunity and hope if you are willing to do what it takes.
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