Who was your first customer and where did you find them?
It was a private flag football league in Los Angeles. We obtained the client when they filled our online web form for referees.
Where did you find your first employee?
I'm the only employee right now. The first account manager I brought on board is a friend of mine but he no longer works for me.
Where have you turned to find capital to grow your company and which institutions have provided it?
Sports Official Source is self-funded. However, I would entertain the thought of capital funding.
What are some of the advantages of doing business here?
This is a tough question because there really isn't any advantages of doing business in MI because we are a virtual company. I grew up in Michigan so other than personal reasons, I have no true business reason why I need to operate in Michigan.
If you could change one thing about this region what would it be?
Again, we are a virtual company so physical location doesn't mean a whole lot to me. My clients come from all over the country, mostly New York and California.