Success Story for:
Chris Watts Sr. of HeadlightRenewDoctor.com
Chris Watts Sr. is both an international and domestic market business client of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Chattanooga State Commumity College. The TSBDC has assisted Chris with his business start-up by conducting due diligence then developing a strong and evolving business plan, assisted with business management consulting and by gaining the required financing to secure an international contract in Australia.
The TSBDC introduced Chris to factoring as an option for financing. TSBDC then re-constructed his business plan, and facilitated his receiving a $150,000 line of credit from a factoring firm. With this line of credit Chris’ HeadlightRenewDoctor.com business is on track to produce $287K worth of PO’s in 2015. The TSBDC has also conducted market research on behalf of this client to develop a presence in Mexico and Columbia. As a result, the client now has his first export client as a distributor in Mexico. His company now has a world class restoration system/product that is successfully marketed to 17 countries and over a thousand auto service centers.
HeadlightRenewDoctor.com is now a thriving international company. This restoration product is sold in 500 Auto Parts stores in Australia, 42 auto-paint stores in New Zealand, 17 Hyundai Dealerships in Ireland, 1 auto parts distributor in Canada! PLUS, 50+ Ace Hardware stores, 276 Truck Stops of America, 60+ Precision Tune Auto Centers, 3 US Private label auto parts distributors, and over 1000 auto service centers around the world!
“I value the TSBDC as my own personal business consultants. I could not have moved forward with my business without them!” – Chris Watts Sr.
I value the TSBDC as my own personal business consultants. I could not have moved forward with my business without them!Chris Watts Sr.