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Bringing successful guest entrepreneurs and small business owners to discuss their challenges and fears through the financial/accounting prism, and how they overcame them. What makes an entrepreneur successful? Tune in to find out!

Sep 20, 2017

In this episode we are focusing on David Yermanos, owner of Get Fit Foods, a new healthy lifestyle grab-and-go meals concept in Charlotte, NC. David is a serial entrepreneur and a GM with a high end entertainment concept and decided to start this venture when he could not find this meal prep niche being serviced in this manner.

Since 2003, David has been in the event promotions and marketing industry, working closely with Charlotte venues and international artists to bring the Latin American Festival to the city. He has been a GM and owner in the hospitality industry since 2011 and has successfully helped a multi-million dollar corporation grow in several markets.


  • David talks about how he came up with his healthy meals concept
  • David talks about how important timing is in entering a market
  • He states that the healthy food concept has not caught up with the healthy lifestyles and gyms that have been growing here
  • He talks about why he chose the Ballantyne location as their initial grab and go  location and discusses how the food is chef-driven and prepared fresh daily
  • David notes that a business that caters to saving time and gives good nutrition is a great space to be in for a new business
  • We talk about how David has a day job and started this "side hustle"
  • David talks about how he didn't really have fear when starting this business because he was purpose-driven rather than money-driven
  • David discusses the concept of growing within, in order to find your true passion in life
  • He says that organized knowledge works and that is how one should approach a new business
  • He talks about how important social media and customer service are