Star Investigations Inc.

Published 9:34 pm Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Name of Business: Star Investigations Inc.

Address: 28258 Southampton Parkway

Phone number: (757) 562-0411

Operating Hours: 24 hours 7 days a week

E-mail address:

Nature of Business: Security, investigations and training academy

Principle owner/manager and title: John Drewry, president (pictured) and Elizabeth Drewry, vice president

Year Founded: 2001

Prior Locations: Franklin Business Incubator

Number of employees: 25

How’s business: Good

The key to a successful business is: Surround your business with good employees and always keep your clients happy by going the extra mile for them.

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We are the largest security/investigations firm and training academy in the Franklin/Southampton area.

Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: Clients deal directly with the president/vice president of the company

Advice to young entrepreneurs: Learn as much as you can from other businesses, and don’t give up on your dream so easily.

Your first job: Be-Lo Supermarket

Your role model (in business or in life generally): My mother Ola Drewry has taught me the importance of how to deal with the public and be respectful and always treat people the way you would want to be treated.