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Frank-and-Maserati

Frank Mandarano has been a car guy since he was 12 years old.  He’s a decorated Veteran and a licensed commercial pilot.  He is the founder of Maserati Club International and MIE Corporation.  Frank also founded the Concorso Italiano, an annual Italian marque gathering in Monterey California.  Frank started the original, one and only, Car Guy Tour and still operates dream-come-true trips for automotive enthusiasts from around the world.  You can find Frank visiting automotive factories, museums, wineries and more or catch him cruising down the road in one of his  Maserati 3500 GTs.

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SUCCESS QUOTE 

“You’ve got to have passion but passion is not enough. The main ingredient you need is tenacity.”

BUSINESS CHALLENGES 

After returning from a trip to Italy, Frank’s main real estate investment, a hotel, had been repossessed.  His business was in ruins. Find out how Frank overcame this disaster and moved forward.

AH-HA MOMENT 

This goes back a ways but one day when Frank heard on the radio that you could take credit cards over the phone, his parts business took off. Technology made it easier to sell.  A familiar story even today. Listen to learn how buying out Maserati Automobiles was his next ah-ha moment…

FIRST SPECIAL AUTOMOBILE

1947 Ford Convertible

BEST AUTOMOTIVE ADVICE

Change oil often.

FAVORITE RESOURCES

Ferrari Chat- www.ferrarichat.com/forum/

Maserati Chat – www.sportsmaserati.com

Hemmings Motor News – www.hemmings.com

Veloce Today – www.velocetoday.com

FAVORITE BOOKS

Managing for Results – Peter Drucker

Go Like Hell – A.J. Baime

PARTING ADVICE

Buy real estate as young and quick as you can.

HOW TO FIND FRANK

You will find Frank at  www.carguytour.com 

Or simply call Frank at 206-310-8380

Discover Frank’s delicious Italian Balsamic Glaze and sauce at www.balsamicsauce.com

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