The story of an entrepreneur from humble beginnings. From fishing boat deckhand to landing this dream job, ships Captain, at the young age of nineteen, livinghis dream of being at sea. That was not to be his destiny. By chance, anewspaper advertisement for a car salesman was about to change his lifeforever. Starting at age 21, working his way from car salesman to owning his own Chevrolet Dealership and building a three dealership and commercial real estate empire. Making impossible deals, building a business, eventually becoming one of the largest Chevrolet dealers in the United States, just to see it all crumble during 2008 financial crisis. Incarcerated for money he did not steal, nonetheless having made bad business decisions leading to his loss of all things material and eventually his freedom. The untold story of state prison life from a white-collar inmate having never been in trouble with the law. This story includes fishing tales, accounts of the growth and collapse of a business empire, jailhouse tells and more. The Enlightenment that followed the rise and resurrection of an entrepreneur and his re-entrance into the business world, adding author, consultant, and speaker to his growing resume. This book written to share the journey with others. Follow this philanthropist, community leader and businessman on his vocation and journey of sharing, listening, and educating,seeing and speaking to those wishing to grow, overcome, succeed. To be all they were intended to be, the entrepreneurship you thought was only a dream. Teaching the lessons learned, mistakes make, guardian angles provided, and reemergence to a better yet stronger person with faith, family and friends. This book will give you a new insight to those deserving of a second chance. We all make mistakes, have losses in life even tragedy to ourselves and loved ones. We can and must learn while understanding those mistakes or tragedies do not define us, They were stepping stones, in the journey we call life. This is such a story of learning, surviving and sharing. Enjoy this book written as seen through the eyes of a fallen entrepreneur, surviving to see and share the enlightenment and the vision.