Dealerscope 2019 40 Under 40: Michael Truong, Extreme Car Audio LLC
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Name: Michael Truong
Job Title: Owner
Company: Extreme Car Audio LLC
Years in the Industry: 16
Major Accomplishments that you’re proud of: I’ve been in the industry for about 16 years and I’ve been a shop owner since 2010.We have been awarded dealer of the year from two vendors and top 100 retailer recently. I’m 32 years old with two children and it feels great! They are my fuel to success!
What do you like best about your job?: It is my passion and my hobby. It feels like my nature to be a businessmen and audio enthusiast. We are only moving forward.
What do you like least about your job?: Being away from my family, but I know that I’m doing it all for them.
Favorite hobby: Working on vehicles and fabrications
Last book you read: Childrens book for my kids, hehe.
Who is your hero and why?: My hero is my wife! Yes my wife! She makes my life easier and takes care of the little ones and everything at the house. She’s also a pharmacist. She’s my hero because she can do all that!
Favorite consumer tech device: My phone because I can do so much with it.
What you’d be doing if you weren’t in tech: I couldn’t really tell you. This industry has been my life.
What’s the biggest problem the industry faces today, and how would you fix it?: Map pricing and craftsmanship
What’s your outlook for the CE industry for the next five years?: Technology is getting really advance and everyone is loving it. Technicians must keep up. Because technology is separating the men from the boys.