We had the good fortune of connecting with Brandon Sanders and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Brandon, how do you think about risk?
Life is all about taking risks. Every time you move or buy a new car it is a risk you are taking. I started my company in 2015, and again in 2017. The first time I started in 2015, I took a risk and failed. By 2017 I figured out my kinks, learned from my mistakes, and took another leap. Since then, I have been very successful in growing my company and now have more work than I could have ever asked for! I have felt so humbled by the support of my customers and family, but I did not get there from standing still. I am still taking new risks every day, putting in excessive hours of work, and learning as I go. I am so thankful I took that initial leap, because without my failures I would never learn how to grow and remain strong in my decisions not only in business but in life as well.

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
I have a lot of moving parts to my life currently. I am currently working on growing our education department, as well as recording solo music to be released by the end of 2020. When it comes to the service industry, we provide assistance to families who may have squirrels in their attic, a raccoon under in their basement, or even bats in their chimney! We are able to humanely evict these animals while providing proper exclusion techniques that protect the home from future entry by critters. We also offer rescue services for injured wildlife and work very closely with multiple organizations and rehabbers on finding help for hurt wildlife we encounter. One of our biggest accomplishments is the fact we have built this company by providing hard honest work, all while promoting the co-existence of our native wildlife.

In more recent years, our Sanders Wildlife youtube channel has steadily gained quite the following. We are taking this opportunity to expand our reach by sharing more of our rescues, combined with important and fun wildlife facts so that the public is more aware of humane options/resources available to them when encountering wildlife in their daily lives.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I spend a lot of my spare time chasing the closest State Park or playing music out and about. I travel constantly, but one place I do tend to frequent often is Cheaha State Park in Delta Alabama. If I have a weekend to kill, I enjoy heading to the Blueridge Mountains in Georgia!! If I have a week to kill I would drive a bit farther to spend some time in Chattanooga, Nashville, or Gatlinburg Tennessee!

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I have alot of people to thank for where I currently am in life, but I no doubt could not of done it without the support of my family and friends. I would like to give a shout out to my mother, Lisa Sanders, who has always pushed me to do the right thing on my own. She has always told me I could be and do whatever I wanted to in life, and so far shes been exactly right! I would also like to give a shout out to my father, Ken Sanders, for teaching me this line of work, and helping raise a wild child. I started my endevours with the support and knowledge I had gained from my family and other colleagues. My last shout-out is to Steve Irwin and Family, who played a major role for my love and education of wild animals.

Website: www.sanderswildlife.com
Instagram: instagram.com/Sanderswildlife
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brandon-sanders-030025123/
Facebook: facebook.com/sanderswildlife
Youtube: Youtube.com/sanderswildlife
Other: I also play music open.spotify.com/artist/1tEMufglVZtQEiyhytacKX Instgram.com/Brandonsandersmusic Facebook.com/brandonsandersmusic https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8C2ezIPeQgEx9Bo-SSGlVA?view_as=subscriber

Image Credits
All pictures taken were by me, and my company.

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