Name of Business: Forest Pine Apartments

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 17, 2008

Address: 201 Forest Pine Road, Franklin

Phone number: 562-2005

Operating Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

E-mail address:

Nature of Business: Multi-family housing/apartments for rent

Principle owner/manager and title: Will Cochrane, manager

Year Founded: Before I was born. Probably early 1960s

Number of employees: 5 (including manager)

How’s business: Good

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We’re always looking for (prospective residents) qualified applicants to serve.

Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: A hard-working, dedicated staff of professionals

Advice to young entrepreneurs: Finish your education as soon as possible and always look for ways to improve yourself.

Your first job: Busboy and working in my dad’s citrus groves in Florida.

Your role model (in business or in life generally): My Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, the Wonderful Counselor.

The key to a successful business is: Customer service (with a smile).