Jim Welch ’01 and his wife, Julie, who also attended Detroit Mercy, had good jobs in finance that they gave up to start a travel agency that specializes in unique, personalized vacations.
The couple was featured in an article by the Detroit Free Press in which they talked about Amaze Travel, the company they operate out of their Northville, Mich., home, and offered advice to entrepreneurs.
“Every day we work, we’re growing tour business and we get to build it the way we want,” Jim said.
Their top tip for entrepreneurs comes from Julie: “Have fun. If you don’t start a business you have a passion for, you are not going to do it on weekends, on vacation, on maternity leave. You have to enjoy it because it’s a lot of work.”
Read the full article here.