Recording: "An Entrepreneur's Journey"

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Listen to Garrett Boone's talk

Sponsored by the Frost School of Business, Garrett Boone spoke to Centenary undergraduates about "An Entrepreneur's Journey," on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010.

Boone also spoke at The Executive MBA Breakfast Series. This Breakfast series brings exemplary business leaders to speak to Centenary MBA for Executives students and alumni.

About Garrett Boone

Garrett Boone is the Co-Chairman and one of the founders of The Container Store, the nation's leader of storage and organization products. With initial cash capital of only $35,000, provided by Boone, his father and architect John Mullen, The Container Store opened its first location in Dallas on July 1, 1978.

Boone has helped drive the company's business since the very beginning, and today, the company has grown to 48 stores and projected sales of $500 million. His commitment to maintaining the company's culture has contributed to The Container Store being selected by FORTUNE magazine as the "Best Company to Work For" for the past 11 years. In 2006, along with Kip Tindell (Chairman and CEO) and Sharon Tindell (Chief Merchandising Officer), Boone was inducted into the Retailing Hall of Fame.