'You ever heard that quote about the bumblebee flying? The one that goes, “Aerodynamically, the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn't know that so it flies anyway.”
I feel like Tommy Mello didn’t get the memo that a garage door company traditionally caps around 10 Million.
When he was growing his company, Tommy looked around for inspiring models he could replicate and didn’t find much from the other garage door companies in the market. So instead of accepting industry norms, he looked elsewhere.
And now he’s sailing past 200 Million in revenue and says it’s just the beginning.
Watch the full episode to learn about the 5 game changers that Tommy attributes to his unusual growth.
- What Tommy & A1 Garage Doors needed to do to go from 800k to 200MM
- Where to start when you know you need to dial in your finances but can't afford a CFO
- How to find and work with an integrator if you're the visionary
- The way a 200M contractor thinks and spends their time vs the way a 1MM contractor thinks and spends their time
- When, during your growth, you need to start finding advisors, which ones will really move the needle for you, and how to filter out the crappy ones
- What advice Tommy would have given himself in the early years of his business that would have saved him a pile of headaches