22 Feb February 22, 2021 – The Wealthy Entrepreneur Robert Gauvreau and Rugged Entrepreneur Carlton Scott Andrew
92% of businesses that fail, fail because they run out of cash.
Robert Gauvreau is a Chartered Professional Accountant who has worked in public accounting for over 10 years and has been practicing public accounting in his own firm since 2008. Robert has had much success since 2008, including being recognized in 2010 with a Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award for Entrepreneurship, recognized as the Reader’s Choice, Peterborough’s favorite accountant in both 2011 and 2012, and most recently was recognized in 2014 by the Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce as a Top 4 under 40 business leader in Greater Peterborough. Outside of Public Accounting, Robert is very involved in the Peterborough community. Robert is a founding member of the Venture North group, a founding member of Startup Peterborough, and is a founding member of the H.O.P.E. Foundation.
Scott Andrew – President and CEO of Retail Service Systems (RSS) and Author of The Rugged Entrepreneur
‘Find what you love, and you will never have to work.’ I call
complete BS on that! Learn to love the productive value of work.
Over the past 25 years, highly successful serial entrepreneur Carlton Scott Andrew founded and/or owned companies spanning multiple industries, including beverage manufacturing and wholesale, real estate development, multi-model franchising, construction, advertising, rodeo production, mass media, consulting, and internet marketing & distribution in retail and B2B. In 2013, recognizing a need for disruptive distribution and retail changes in the 100 billion-dollar U.S. home furnishings industry, he established Retail Service Systems (RSS), serving as its President and CEO. Inc. magazine has ranked and recognized it as one of the fastest growing companies in America (in multiple years)–with a compounded 3 year annual growth rate of 816% in their 2019 edition and 436% in 220. In 2018, Andrew and the RSS team launched the franchise bioPURE Services in the microbial germ fighting space ahead of the 2020 global COVID-19 pandemic. Andrew authored his first book ‘The Rugged Entrepreneur.’ Using his successful platform as a Rugged serial entrepreneur, Andrew continues to develop and grow “disruptive” businesses but also works with universities like ETSU (East Tennessee State University) on creating “experiential” learning and entrepreneurial programs.