Chris Morales is #MadeForKnoxville.
Today Chris specializes in creating beautiful outdoor spaces for clients, but it wasn’t always that way. After picking up bits of the trade by learning how to install pools with a local company, Chris realized that he needed to and could take a chance on himself.
In a leap of faith, he started Morales Outdoor Living with little business knowledge but loads of drive. Hard times and quite a few learning curves allowed his company to grow at a steady pace. Now, his successful business specializes in a multitude of outdoor needs, such as retaining walls, fire pits, kitchens, fences, water features and more.
“This entrepreneurial life is not easy, but you won’t regret the decision – I guarantee it.”
In Their Own Words..
Started my journey in outdoor living with a local company doing pools approximately 9-10 years ago. Learned quickly and was soon taking on important roles in the company. By the time my second child came along I realized I need to jump out there and try my luck at a business. Knowing NOTHING about business and a lot of my trade I went full steam in sept 2017. Many obstacles along the way and barely breaking even at times we were able to thrive and grow slowly. This entrepreneurial life is not easy but you won’t regret the decision I guarantee it.
Interested in sharing your “Made for Knoxville” story? Submit here!