John Macchia was just 21 years old when he started a manufacturing company from his garage. “I borrowed $1,500 and bought my first machine and then, within a couple of years, had several machines, bought a building in the company and grew from there,” Macchia said. Now, he’s the Board Chairman of Advance Turning & Manufacturing. Fox 4 has spoken with the owners of some of Southwest Florida’s most influential businesses as they prepare for the Resnick-Wynn Family Business Conference at Florida Gulf Coast University, which focuses on family-owned businesses.
Resnick-Wynn Business Conference starts Friday [Video]