We Are Excited To Feature Safeguard And Its Owner, Michelle Bowers, As Our Business Spotlight In St. Cloud, FL This Month
Join us as Jeanine Corcoran, broker for Corcoran Connect sits down with Michelle for an in-depth interview on our 50th episode of Discover St. Cloud Florida. To kick off the interview, Jeanine began by inquiring about Michelle's background, specifically her name, the name of her business, and the services it offers.
Michelle shared that she and her cousin recently took over the business from her father in July 2022. They both bring a wealth of experience having worked with him for over two decades.
Michelle explained that her father had been the one to acquire the distributorship for Central Florida in the 1990s. She also shared that her father had recruited her to run the office at the time. When asked by Jeanine why she had chosen this line of work, Michelle replied that it felt like the business had chosen her, rather than the other way around.
Video Podcast Of Jeanine's Interview With Michelle Bowers Owner Of Safeguard In Saint Cloud, Florida
Jeanine was curious about the origin of the business name and asked Michelle how her father came up with it. Michelle explained that it was a corporate company, and her father owned the franchise. The distributorship was purchased and as a result, they owned 6 counties in Central Florida, including Okeechobee, Lake, Seminole, Orange, Osceola, and Brevard.
Michelle shared that her father had been contemplating retirement and she and her cousin, who both have over 20 years of experience in the business, decided to take over the business. Jeanine asked Michelle to share a bit about herself and her background.
Safeguard’s Product Line Includes Thousands Of Different Products To Satisfy Every Businesses Needs
She mentioned that she had been a lifelong resident of Osceola County, graduating from Osceola High School. Michelle's husband, who went to St. Cloud High School, played a role in her move to Saint Cloud, FL.
Jeanine was interested in learning more about the products offered by Safeguard and asked Michelle about her best-selling item. Michelle revealed that laser checks are still a popular item, however, with the shift toward online bill payments, they have seen a decline in demand. As a result, they have decided to expand their product line to include more promotional items to adapt to the changing market.
Michelle shared that Safeguard offers a wide range of products including custom license plates, rally towels or golf towels, custom hats, socks, die-cut shaped magnets, flashlights, stress balls, pens, and hand sanitizer, among many others. They can produce thousands of different products and can accommodate virtually any custom request from their clients.
Jeanine asked Michelle how Safeguard stands out in serving the Saint Cloud community. Michelle mentioned that although they are a corporate company, they strive to maintain a personal touch through its focus on exceptional customer service. They aim to make their customers feel like family and prioritize their satisfaction.
Michelle Bower And Her Family Became Residents Of St. Cloud FL In 2003
Jeanine inquired about when Michelle and her family made the move to St. Cloud, Florida. Michelle shared that they relocated from Kissimmee to Saint Cloud in the year 2003 and that all her children have attended school in St. Cloud. She mentioned that she has three boys and one grandchild and is looking forward to growing her family in the future.
We hope you found the interview with Safeguard owner, Michelle Bowers, informative and enjoyable. As a part of our ongoing series, we will continue to shine a spotlight on local business owners in the Saint Cloud, Florida area on our podcast. If you are interested in learning more or getting in touch with Michelle and her team at Safeguard of Central Florida, we have provided the necessary contact information.
Safeguard of Central Florida Owner Michelle Bowers
119 E 13th St Suite #B St Cloud, FL 34769