Oftentimes an entrepreneur doesn’t start off by opening up their own business. For many, the path to entrepreneurship starts with corporate jobs that help build up your muscle when it comes to skills, strategy and operations. Saul Sutton, Founder of LetsScale his journey to business ownership started exactly like that. His career path took him from corporate leadership mainly working with Amazon delivery to help scale their delivery services in the United States from its inception.
At Amazon, Saul was able to grow his talents in developing strong systems and teams to help establish the successful delivery model of the company. Having realized he had a true talent and eye for helping successfully solve some of the biggest challenges that companies face, Saul embarked on his own journey of entrepreneurship. Through his work, Saul realized that one of the largest areas for growth opportunities for companies of all sizes was to help develop executive leaders to be better aligned with their missions, initiatives and business objectives.
LetsScale operates with a mission focused on improving society and bringing positive influence to culture at large. Saul’s passion is to help companies and organizations increase revenue by identifying where there are major gaps in operations. For Saul, being able to take his ideas and make them into reality has been one of his biggest successes apart from saving the companies he has worked for over $10 million.
One of the biggest reasons Saul has been able to operate LetsScale with such success is his own experience in helping companies scale and hone in on their goals – the second reason is his network. Over the years Saul has connected with people from all levels throughout different industries. These connections have sparked conversations that have allowed Saul to think about strategies through an innovative lens.
As is true for all the businesses he has worked for, Saul also identified where the opportunity for growth was for LetsScale and it was in increasing visibility and brand awareness. Like any good entrepreneur, being able to sit and think about where there was a gap to fill allowed Saul to seek out expertise and help to ensure the full success of his business. As a member of the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), Saul was connected to the programs at Prestamos by a trusted industry colleague.
Through the SBA program at Prestamos, Saul was able to take advantage of their loan services, but further than that what he really appreciates about Prestamos is that it goes further than the money. “ They immediately started supporting me with brand awareness – like writing this story. It was never just about the loan – there was a real interest in what I am doing and whether my business succeeds.”, says Saul. Through his experience with Prestamos and the technical assistance offered through the SBA loan, Saul can continue to grow his muscle and expertise
Prestamos exists to help nurture and grow entrepreneurs through their journeys. We are a mission-driven entity that operates under the non-profit Chicanos Por La Causa, which provides communities with resources ranging from health, education, financial services, housing, and advocacy. Prestamos continues its efforts to advance our work to provide high-quality financial products and services for small businesses that lead to impactful economic development projects. We invite you to visit our website, prestamosloans.org, to learn more about our efforts and apply for a business loan.