Discount Glass and Mirror
Today Discount Glass and Mirror has regained positive cash flow and is expanding its customer base again. The company is hiring new employees to build on its momentum going forward.
Discount Glass and Mirror in San Diego was hit hard by the recession of 2008, and after a precipitous decline in orders and revenue, the company faced possible bankruptcy. Our advisors helped owner Anthony Bortz tighten his cost structure to reflect the slowdown, shift his marketing strategy to target high-opportunity market segments, and position the company for renewed growth.
Today Discount Glass and Mirror has regained positive cash flow and is expanding its customer base again. The company is hiring new employees to build on its momentum going forward. One of the most exciting things about Discount Glass and Mirror, though, is the quality of jobs they’ve been able to create. We’re talking about real people having real dignity and feeding real families. Jobs for people like Lupe Garcia. Lupe had been unemployed for two years when he was hired by Discount Glass & Mirror as an installer. With on-the-job training and plenty of opportunities for career advancement, Lupe is now the Project Manager at DGM, a job that allows him to support his family of 5.
Want to read about their full experience? Check out our parent nonprofit Pacific Community Ventures for an interview with owner and founder Anthony Bortz.