My name is Craig Kenney. I have lived in San Diego almost all of my life, enjoying the beautiful scenery along with the sandy beaches and the scenic drives along the coast. I’m a veteran of the United States Armed Forces, serving 1989-1993. I started working in the automotive industry as early as 18 years of age for 36 years; I’ve worked at mostly at automotive dealerships and some ‘Mom and Pop’ automotive stores along the way. I’ve always enjoyed traveling, as long as someone else was driving. I have always watched the ups and downs of the market.

I noticed during the last recession of late 2008-09 that the automotive market and many other markets took a nosedive, which caused a lot of business closures throughout the United States.  This sent up a red flag in my life. I took a good look at my career and found that it was not recession-proof; I had so many ideas running in my head and what I thought was impossible happened.

For the first time in many years working on vehicles, I had lost my job due to a business closure related to the recession.

I was devastated and could not find a job to pay for the roof over my head. It took almost a full year before I had found a job. This was worrisome, to take care of my family through this type of recession. As I monitored the market further, I finally found a recession-proof career in online marketing, and have never looked back again.

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