Calculated Entrepreneurship with Experience
Atkins started out in the business world at a very young age, and was in fact only 17 years old when he started his first company. He’s come a long way since then and has achieved a lot within his life time.
He started out incredibly poor and has become a professional bootstrapper out of necessity. His ability to restructure and turnaround failing businesses is uncanny and lends to his knowledge in business, marketing, law, real estate, accounting, finance, operations, management and leadership.
As a serial Entrepreneur, Atkins has developed and built many successful companies that have added tens of millions into the economy and created hundreds of jobs over the years. His number one focus has always been the Customer and his Employees. He enjoys the thrill of new startup ventures and is always looking for the next challenge.
He has served in many leadership positions including; International Rotary Club, Local, State and National DECA, Junior Achievement, Served on the board for National Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education and the Fox C6 Education Foundation, along with numerous other organizations. He has been a member and involved with several Chambers of Commerce including Arnold, Lake Ozark, Crystal City, Osage Beach and Festus, Missouri. Atkins has also been a member of FBLA-PBL professional division and have served as a judge at the FBLA District Leadership Conferences.