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Phil Kockerbeck

Phil Kockerbeck

Down 2 Mob

Owner

Personal Information

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School: Arizona State University

Major: Communications

Years at College Works: 2011

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: Down 2 Mob

Title: Owner

Industry: Automotive

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

I am in charge of our service and parts departments, as well as doing all of our marketing and managing employees.

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Moving into a legitimate retail location and hiring my friends as my mechanics.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

A new sense of confidence embedded into every part of my being.

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

I started my business with Nick Jarvis, a fellow co-worker at CWP. I never would have found such an amazing partner and we employed all of the skills we had learned in Collegeworks to start our own business.

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

Making a mistake only becomes a failure if you give don't employ new results to make sure that mistake doesn't happen again.

Advice

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

If you want to better yourself and see what you can do with a little hard work, follow the Collegeworks formula and it will change your life. Each persons adventure is different, the only question is what will your experience be like? The only failure is not answering that question.

What's your favorite memory from CWP?

Driving a client's twin turbo BMW at my intern's first estimate only hours after meeting him. He let us take it around the block. Needless to say, we booked the job.

Last words of wisdom

In the next 6 months, you have the power to gain skills that will make you have a bigger impact on the world. The only factor is how bad you want it.

Phil Kockerbeck