Bert King

Bert became a second generation tower after leaving the corporate banking world and purchasing Guy’s Towing Service of Lafayette, Louisiana on April Fools’ Day in 1997. He has grown Guy’s Towing and several business ventures into successful operations each in their own right. Currently, he is training his son, Addison, to be the third generation of towers.

Bert believes in business first and that towing businesses need to be run like professional businesses to optimize success. Currently, he is a member of a professional towing consulting group and also owns a consulting company for towing operators. Prior to his corporate banking experience, Bert earned an MBA graduating first in his class from the University of Mississippi and a BS in Business Management and Marketing from the University of Louisiana (formerly U of SW Louisiana).

Bert’s professional achievements include:
Guy’s Towing Service – Towing Operation in Baton Rouge, Henderson and Lafayette, LA
Ride Smart, LLC – Ignition Interlock and GPS Monitoring Services
K-Bar Transportation, LLC – Trucking Operations
K-Rig, LLC – Rigging and Milling Machine Installations
King Consulting, LLC – Business Consulting Services

Honorable Discharge, United States Marine Corps
Board Member, Tow Times Magazine
Past Contributing Editor, Tow Times Magazine
Member Towing & Recovery Association of America
Past President, Secretary-Treasurer, Towing & Recovery Professionals of Louisiana
Member, Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce
U.S.L. Alumni Board, School of Business Administration

Former Treasurer & Church Member, Lafayette, LA
Leadership Lafayette XII Graduate, Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce
Civitan International, Past President
Actively promote Students Against Drunk Driving (S.A.D.D.)
Actively promote Towing Operators Working to Eliminate Drunk Driving (T.O.W.E.D.)
U.S.L. Alumni Association
Ole Miss and ULL Alumni Associations

Training Overview:
Ross Kinman: Heavy & Light Duty Recovery
TRAA Training Certification Level 1
Wreckmaster Certified Level 6/7
Robert Morris Associates: Accounting, Financial Statement and Personal Cashflow Analysis
Omega: Cashflow Analysis
Eugene Commisky, PhD, Georgia Tech University: Quality of Earnings and Financial Position
Corporate Valuation Training
Negotiating skills training
Sales Management Training
Time Management Training

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