Mind Your Own Business

Mind Your Own Business

by Tommy Brann, Brian Vanochten

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Mind Your Own Business by Tommy Brann, Brian Vanochten

This book explores the life of restaurateur Tommy Brann, who has been at one location for over 40 years. Tommy, at the age of 19, became the youngest restaurant owner in Michigan. He shares the ups and downs of running a successful small business. The book advocates free enterprise and entrepreneurship in an entertaining way. You will enjoy Tommy's 13 lessons on how to treat your small business.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151072816
Publisher: Freeze Frame Publishing
Publication date: 10/20/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 213
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Tommy Brann, called "the hardest working restaurateur in the world," has been in the restaurant business since the age of 17, opening his restaurant, Tommy Brann's Sizzling Steaks and Sports Grille in Wyoming, MI, at the age of 19.

Mr. Brann has served in many leadership positions at the city, county and state levels. Among these positions are President of the Division Ave. Business Association, 9 year board member Michigan Restaurant Association, Grand Rapids Community College Advisory Board for the culinary division, Wyoming-Kentwood Chamber of Commerce, Chair of Godwin Heights Advisory Committee, Chair of 2000 Wyoming Census, Gateway Project innovator, Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce tax advisory committee, and current Vice President of Wyoming EDC economic development corporation.

He has received many awards and commendations: a black belt in Karate, Grand Rapids Community College Culinary Hall of Fame recipient, Wyoming-Kentwood Chamber Gerald E. Fessell Distinguished Service Award, Michigan Restaurant Association distinguished service award recipient, 12-gallon blood donor, and a Specialist in the Michigan Volunteer Defense Force.

Now CEO of Brann's Steakhouse and Sports Grille, he remains involved in all aspects of the restaurant business. He lives and works in Wyoming, Michigan with his wife Sue.

Mr. Brann is available to speak to your class, club, group or organization.

Please contact him at .

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