Duggin Construction Co. LLC

Duggin Construction Co. LLC

Success Story for: Duggin Construction Co. LLC, also known as Duggin Construction, was founded as a small, family-owned construction company in 1997 by James Duggin. James and his son Aaron, who now runs the company, possess extensive experience within the...
Kim and Michael Turner of Fun Time Bowling Center

Kim and Michael Turner of Fun Time Bowling Center

Success Story for: In 2008, Kim and Michael Turner realized a long-held dream, they purchased the local bowling alley in Lewisburg, TN, the Fun Time Bowling Center. After several years of operations, the Turners discovered integrating the range of skills needed to...
Mr. and Mrs. Miller of Fast Jack’s Restaurant

Mr. and Mrs. Miller of Fast Jack’s Restaurant

Success Story for: Mr. and Mrs. Miller would be quick to tell you that food has always been a passion of theirs.  This passion has been the source of many different discussions about restaurant ownership over the years.  Originally from upstate New York, Mr. Miller’s...
John L. Pointer of Sears Home Town Store

John L. Pointer of Sears Home Town Store

Success Story for: Mr. Pointer first contacted the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) in Columbia in February 2013.  The owner of the Columbia Sears Home Town Store wanted to sell the store after her husband’s death.  She and her husband had opened...
Frank Legrain of Biotic Industries

Frank Legrain of Biotic Industries

Success Story for: In 1986, Francois “Frank” Legrain started Biotic Industries in the U.S. as a separate operating entity of the business whose origins are in France. The company, which manufactures automatic feeders for livestock – cattle, sheep, and goats –, has...