What’s your backstory?
I grew up on the East Coast outside of Boston Massachusetts. Growing up I knew things were different in my family having very cultured and traditional Greek parents. Early on I learned the importance of hard work, persistence and discipline from working at my fathers restaurant. Had I known what I do now about what I wanted out of life I would have realized that my father was preparing me for success since day 1. With my mothers loving nature and my father having given me direction early on, I was able to make a confident jump and bet 100% on myself. I dropped out of college only 3 semesters from graduating with a B.S in Marine Engineering to pursue my passion for the renewable energy industry in Northern California. During the year of 2017 I skyrocketed my results in every area of my life. My whole life changed after moving to California. I was able to double my monthly income within 30 days from moving and then took it to over 5 times that each month later that year. My income continued to multiply and I began to meet more and more amazing people from all around. Every day i wake up excited and jumping out of bed ready for the successful day I have ahead of me. During 2018 my health became perfect giving me continuous energy every moment I am awake. Entering into 2018 my business partner Emmanuel and I began building and running our sales team. I fell in love with helping people take control of their lives and jump starting their entrepreneurship career. With the combined effort of my business partner Emmanuel Duverneau and I and our use of unique expert methods for business growth and sales as well as our passion for entrepreneurship we have been able to completely revolutionized the game. We implement our methods first hand in our solar company every single day.
I know this is not an easy job. What drives you?
What drives me is my obligation to my family and my loved ones to bring the best version of myself every day. I am creating leaders in the solar industry to help serve the mission of transforming to sustainable energy so that we can all help revolutionize the way that homeowners are getting their power in the United States. From old dirty energy from the grid system to new clean renewable energy from solar . I may only have this one life to be great and make an impact. To take full advantage of this life is my duty and obligation to myself, my family and my friends and to all of humanity. I am playing the long term game of winning by impacting the most amount of people positively as possible. To spread love and hope to all.
So what exactly does your company do?
At HiGrade Energy we are shifting the way people get their energy. We inform homeowners about the short and long term benefits of solar. We diagnose the homeowners problems and concerns and then we find the best solution to meet their personal needs.
Is there someone who made a big difference in your life who helped you get to where you are today? What lesson did you learn from them?
My father has been training me for success since an early age. The way that he lead our family was similar to how a commander would lead his army. Being from a military and entrepreneurial background he used much of the same tactics to lead our family from poverty. Before one can be a great leader one must be an intelligent follower.