Gwinnett business owner hopes to generate generational wealth with UPS store


On this Juneteenth holiday getaway we are sharing inspirational tales of success.

Channel 2′s Dave Huddleston talked to a Gwinnett County guy, who caught to his goals of one day opening his possess business.

Tecumseh Peete started out as a shipping driver for Mail Bins And many others. He reported that’s when the notion was planted to continue to be in the driver’s seat, and 1 day have his personal business enterprise. Peete drove the Mail Boxes And so on. truck for additional than a 10 years — making ready for the potential and right until he was prepared.

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“Oprah Winfrey said, I believe, ‘Luck is exactly where preparing intersects with chance,’” Peete said. “You go via your company jobs so on and so forth, and now, we were being at that intersection the place I was well prepared, and prospect arose,” he said.

Peete opened a department of The UPS Retail outlet retail outlet four decades back in Lawrenceville on Scenic Freeway South.

The business claimed Peete manages the business enterprise so very well that it’s develop into a position new keep entrepreneurs stop by to find out how to get it appropriate.


“The largest thing to me is the planning, and the consideration to element that I delivered prior to opening this keep,” Peete claimed.

Purchaser Howard Compact claimed that he has applied other The UPS Retail store areas, but likes Peete’s the best.

“I was promptly drawn to Tecumseh. His persona is really heat and inviting,” Compact mentioned.

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Peete stated his goal it to sustain his small business and make it the finest area.

“I can create that generational prosperity that was denied African People for so many years,” Peete reported. “After 10 decades, I may well re-up for an additional 10 many years, and at that position, I glimpse to retire.”


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