We had the good fortune of connecting with Richard Findlay and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Richard, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
I never thought when I started the idea of my business that it would have turned into what it has become. I work as a project manager for an engineering firm, I work late hours in a very stressful environment 5 days a week and often 6 or 7 days a week, My business was a departure from the stress at my day to day career to do something I love.
Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
Apex Assassins is a Motorcycle trackday company that really focuses on the safety of motorcyclists. We encourage our customers to learn from our staff that is full of years of coaching and racing experience. Its the skills you can learn on a racetrack in a controlled environment that can save your life on the street someday. While on a racetrack you can practice things you never could while street riding. Our group of staff is a collection of the best like minded individuals in the industry and our clients know it. We do things a bit different and we are all very approachable.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Personally it does not get any better than a ride up the coast to Monterey to check out racing at Laguna Seca, I have referred to Laguna as the Mecca of motorcycle racing. The history and feeling you get from that place is magical. The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
Travis Peterson Rick Rayner Matt Lisiewski These were the people who encouraged me to get it going, and some of the inspiration from another friend was actually negative but gave me the drive to do it even more, Damon Schuetze
Facebook: Apex Assassins