Faces in business: Larry J. Messenger

July 11, 2012 

Title: Owner

Company: Messenger's Upholstery

What was the best business advice you ever received?

When I was 17 I started to help my father with his upholstery business and I really liked it. My instructor at school told me to always upholster everything as it were my own.

If you could choose another profession, what would it be?

I couldn't think of doing anything else. Being creative and striving to make people happy is the ultimate reward.

What's the biggest risk you have taken in your career?

I don't think anything I have done was a risk. I consider it a challenge.

If you could travel the world, where would you start?

I have always dreamt of castles. I think going to Europe and visiting France and Germany would certainly be a good start.

-- Angie Monroe

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