My Story

Early Days 

I graduated college in 2001 with a degree in IT. When I started college, it was a wonderful time to get into Information Technology. But, by the time I graduated, it was in the midst of the dotcom-bubble bursting -- which made finding a career in computers next to impossible. After a day of job searching, a friend and I stopped by a dealership that sold classic cars in the St. Louis area. Talking to the owner, I asked if he was hiring since I was fresh out of college with a computer degree and have always had a love for cars. He hired me and with my help we grew from only 20 cars to over 100 in just a few years. We were one of the first classic car dealers that had an online-focused sales strategy utilizing Ebay for the majority of our advertising and sales.

Middle

Embarking on my journey with a small company provided me the opportunity to grasp every nuance of the business. Our rapid expansion extended beyond just being a dealership; we ventured into organizing our own classic car auctions in St. Louis and Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2012, I transitioned to a different dealership, taking on a role in managing one of the nation's largest classic car dealerships. As the General Manager, I held oversight over every facet of the dealership, covering Sales, a Service department, Detail department, and Restoration department. Outside of work, I had also started my own small real estate business.

Present

In 2022, I made the decision to dive into full-time entrepreneurship. While much of my attention is dedicated to my real estate ventures, my passion for cars led me to establish St. Louis Classic Car Inspections. Having witnessed numerous missed opportunities and lost deals due to inexperienced inspectors over the years, I was motivated to create a business where clients can rely on their inspector with confidence. Whether you're in search of a showstopper, a reliable daily driver, or a potential restoration project, rest assured that I prioritize your best interests and provide fair, knowledgeable inspections.