October 11, 2021
Wesley Daniels has a story few can share but many can identify with. Growing up in a segregated South Africa created many obstacles for him and his family. Listen to how his parents did everything they could to ensure their kids had choices in life. Wesley’s upbringing and the story of his move across the globe to the US, to carve out a new life, is something that will inspire everyone. His personal character, integrity and strong work ethic underpin what is one of the most well-run and respected businesses in the industry. We are honored to be able to capture this amazing journey and share it with the community.
November 20, 2021
We decided to switch things up for this Fireside and let Michael join in on the discussion. Michael and Neil both started their company's based on their experience as customers of detailers. Michael created Urable to help level up the industry and Neil created his own end-to-end auto enthusiast empire under the iX brand. Never underestimate the value of creating a meaningful customer experience. And Aaron Ogden speaks on the value of building trust and offering a true concierge level service. The other key attribute to emulate is the value of good leadership and creating a safe environment that supports employee growth. This was a great way to wrap up our TX tour and we are so appreciative of the time Neil and Aaron spent with us. Watch for big things coming from iX in the near future!
November 15, 2021
We had the great opportunity to spend some time with Steve Soule and his team at Ultimate Ceramic Coatings & Paint Protection on our TX Urstory tour. Steve has been in and out of the detailing industry for decades. He’s held many different positions throughout his career and each has helped him create the business and team he has today. Enjoy getting to know Steve and learning from his years of experience.
November 7, 2021
Mike Smith is the owner of WOT Auto Detailing and an all around nice guy! He built his business to meet a need in the San Antonio area for high-end, professional detail services. He's trained with some of the top leaders in the industry and isn't afraid to work with other companies to fulfill the needs of his customers. He is well known throughout the industry for his beard and the "Beard Approved" brand. But it is his genuineness and fun-loving nature that draw people in. He's built a killer showroom in the shop to give his clients a one-of-a-kind delivery experience that is sure to keep them coming back for years to come. Enjoy hearing how a kid from Silicone Valley came to be a business owner in San Antonio and friends with a group of Special Forces veterans.