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Studio 81 International

Nov 02, 2010 04:55AM ● By Style

Photo by Dante Fontana

Describe your business. Did you find it, or did it find you?

We are a design and land planning firm that provides a broad range of services, including residential, commercial, and resorts. I found it and love it!

What was the first job you ever had, and what did you learn from the experience?

Our first projects were a resort on the Black Sea in Russia and a remodel in Rescue, CA. We definitely run the spectrum in regards to our experience and what we can offer.

How are you involved with both the community and your customer?

Our firm is focused on giving back to the community through various organizations including HomeAid Sacramento that provides dignified housing to the temporarily homeless; Children’s Receiving Home, Volunteer’s of America, Habitat for Humanity; and Safe Ground. We especially enjoy working with clients who share this passion and gladly help support them in giving back.

Why is your staff the best in the business?

Our staff believes in putting the customer first by meeting their goals while exceeding their expectations.

Where do you go when the going gets tough?

Forward, with a positive attitude, because “Failure is not an option.” –Apollo 13

What’s your favorite place to eat out locally?

Mexquite is the best!

Where do you and your family go locally to have fun?

River Cats Baseball.

What’s your favorite local business other than your own?

Augustine & Associates – the greatest marketing firm you will ever use.

If you could be any other profession what would it be?

ESPN sports announcer. I love sports and that would be my fantasy job.

And finally, customer service is…?

Best said in a quote: “Always give people more than what they expect to get.” –Nelson Boswell