Spotlight Interview: John Fitzgerald Co-Founder of Image Group
1. Thank you for taking the time to do this interview with me! Please tell us a bit about yourself and what you do currently…
We’re one of the biggest formatting printers and contractors for exhibitions in the UK. We work with everyone and provide flexible solutions for individuals, working right up to merchandise for large companies.
2. What inspired you to start doing your own business venture?
We wanted to create a flexible solution for customers. Our aim was to keep things simple, be energetic and have a strong customer focus. We take a common-sense approach to this business, something that was lacking in the industry when we began.
3. What has been your biggest achievement so far?
We’ve grown constantly since our inception and now provide 40 jobs and are still growing sustainably. Our company has become better, more efficient and larger – something we’re proud of.
4. What fuels you to keeps you going each day?
Our business provides the backbone for a lot of other businesses success and that’s something we’re very proud of.
5. Who is the top celebrity you’d love to work with? And why?
Jay Z – he’s managed to come from very humble beginnings and has grown an empire.
6. Take a moment to close your eyes. Where do you see yourself in 5 year’s time?
I hope we continue to expand in a sustainable and keep doing exactly what we’re doing on an even larger scale.
7. If you could get the perfect help from an online tax return service, what would they do for you?
Paying tax is important, it helps improve infrastructure, health care and prospects for others. We would want someone who can get things right for us in a sustainable and ethical manner.
8. Can you give our readers 2 key tips for success in business?
Be smart about how you work and calculate all risks.
9. If you were stuck on a desert island and could only bring 3 things what would they be?
A kindle filled with my favorite books, golf clubs and a Sky Sports subscription.
10. How do you describe yourself in 5 words?
Sensible, serious, likes a joke, travel lover and football nut.
11. Thank you for taking the time to do this interview with me! Where can we find and follow you online?
You can find us at Image Group, where you will see we produce everything from printed gazebos to hoarding boards.