Member Spotlight: Derek Page of Universal Vision Technology
Are you a dreamer, risk-taker, or doer?
First and foremost I’m a family man. There is a certain amount of risk that you have to take to be successful. You can’t play it safe all the time. Doing encompasses all of it and you get a sense of accomplishment by it.
As fellow entrepreneurs, we would love to hear about your business.
Universal Vision Technology is a factory authorized dealer of assistive technology designed to help people of all ages who are visually impaired or learning disabled. We sell state-of-the-art technology— hardware, software, and accessories—to private consumers as well as schools, universities, state agencies and government organizations with the hopes of enhancing our customers’ quality of life and helping them live independently.
Who is your ideal customer?
Most of our customers have macular degeneration or some sort of disability or visual impairment. Some of our primary customers include older people who can no longer drive or read their bills.
What are your top tips for entrepreneurial success?
Hire expert help— Don’t try to do everything by yourself. Positive reviews and word-of-mouth reputation goes a long way!
Office Evolution has more than 70 locations open, 140 units sold in markets across the country and is poised for further growth as the demand for affordable and safe, workspace close-to-home continues to rise.