We had the good fortune of connecting with Demetrie Washington and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Demetrie, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
Creating a long lasting brand and a name for everyone to remember the moneys cool and all but its more about the impact how many people can you touch

What should our readers know about your business?
It starts with a vision i never thought i would own a painting company and it turn out the way it did. It definitely was not easy at all everything you put your time and effort into is hard but its worth it if you see the value its not about money that’s the last thing to be worried about. Its about the impact and what you can give to the people to make there lives better and there kids better the next generation but it starts with you i done with through so much trails and errors with this business i done ran on foot to Painting jobs road my bike to painting jobs painted in negative 10 degrees on a boom lift with a heater and a paint brush in the other hand building a brand takes Blood,Sweat, And tears its not easy but its worth it in the end

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
i would take them to my sisters gym in oakland hills “PinPoint” The take them Castro Valley for some good fun and tour spots and then i would take them to San Fransico to see the big golden gate bridge by the ocean highly recommend

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
There’s a few people that deserve some credit my brother “Richard McNeal” he lives in California he’s a Tech with the meta verse and computer savvy as well and he’s made my vision come to life all my logo ideas and also a lot of my marketing he’s handled he’s very creative i never seen anyone more creative than my brother “If any investors are looking for ideas he’s a good fit”

My sister “Shakina McNeal” she also lives in California she owns a gym called “PinPoint” in Oakland hills she’s helped me a lot with personal development and getting the mind body and soul right and also helped me with my colors of my logo she’s a hard worker and a jump off the ledge for the ones she loves

My Camera man “Devon Hunter” he’s another mentor more of a brother he’s helped me a lot with commercials and visions With his professionalism in Film and Camera work and also gave me a lot of painting work we remolded his whole house just me and him no days off he’s also a big part of the vision without him would be no “Pacepainters LLC”

My Good Friend of mind “Ahzir Tuner” more like a brother he’s been right with the vision sense day 1 and has helped me with a lot of projects Very hard working Athlete and Entrepreneur

And last but not least my good mentor “Kevin Briggs” he owns a bail bonds company in NY and has property in Los Angels but he gave me my very first project and That’s where “Pacepainters LLC” began in his house i worked about 60 hours straight and all he did was give me a brush he’s the best bail bonds men in NY

Website: https://518pacepainters.weebly.com

Instagram: https://instagram.com/pacepainters?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/518-Pace-Painting-428546037956737/

Youtube: https://youtu.be/f6Wq5ooOwbM

Image Credits
Demetrie Washington

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