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30. Jeff Springer (LGB '84)

Posted By Alumni Office, vendredi, 20 novembre 2015

Jeff SpringerCustom Model Railroads

> Founded 1991


1. What is your company’s product/service?
Design and construction of model railroads, custom-built structures and model building kits.

2. Where was it founded and where do you now have offices?
Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

3. Number of employees at peak (and now)?
Most was eight, currently four.

4. What was the hardest thing about building the company?
Money, it's always about money. It takes a lot of hours and years of work to build up a client base and develop business relationships.

5. Where do you see your company in three years?
Pretty much where it is now, same size and volume of work. We are moving to a new building which we just bought.

6. Do any other Ecolint alumni work with you?
No, but there are a few in Baltimore and the DC area that I see from time to time.

7. In what ways (if any!) did your Ecolint education help you in founding a company?
Experience in dealing with people and developing self-confidence to walk into a room, talk to people and develop business relationships.



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