Who is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, founder and CEO of two companies, author, global connector, and runs a foundation for entrepreneurial high school kids? Jonathon Quarles “JQ”, that's who!
Join our guest Jonathan Quarles and host Ed Clemente as they discuss JQ’s position as a renaissance business-person and his variety of entrepreneurial initiatives. As a serial entrepreneur, he started his first business as the top-selling paperboy in his neighborhood at the age of eight. Thirty years later, Jonathan has created and developed more than 10 businesses ranging from a custom T-Shirt operation to a creative printing company. He is an avid angel investor, setting his sights on fast-growing, disruptive companies with a social impact component. Additionally, as a Flint native, he’s making a difference in his community through the various boards he serves, including Global Ties Detroit/US, DEGC and others. You can also read the transcript from our conversation.