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Matt Fox

Matt Fox

Fox Painting Co.

Owner

Personal Information

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School: Penn State University

Major: Business Management

Years at College Works: 2005 to 2007

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: Fox Painting Co.

Title: Owner

Industry: Construction

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Personal-starting a family. Professional-Turning a growing profit every year.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

CWP taught me how to successfully run a business.

How did your CWP experience impact your career? Immediately after graduation? Now?

Clearly, a lot... I initially worked with my Dad at his roofing business and then transitioned into the painting industry. I enjoyed a lot of aspects of CWP and that catapulted me to do it on my own.

What was the greatest lesson you learned from your CWP experience?

It takes hard work, patience, and knowledge to be successful on your own.

Advice

What advice do you have for potential CWP participants? Current CWP participants?

CWP isn't for everyone, but it can truly impact those it is meant for. Be prepared to be pushed hard and get ready to experience true entrepreneurship.

What's your favorite memory from CWP?

Lol- I'll just say Vegas.

Matt Fox