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Name: Michael Spangenberg
Title: Founder and Co-Owner of State Forty Eight
City you live in: Chandler
I was born… loving clothes and sports
My favorite thing about Arizona…is the Arizona Cardinals!
I’m listening to…Kaskade
My family…is very important to me. They are the best and very supportive!
If I could have dinner with anyone, it would be… Mark Cuban. I would love to pick his brain about running a successful business.
One thing I cannot live without…is my drive and determination to be successful. It’s what keeps me going.
When I was younger, I wanted to be… doing exactly what I am doing now.
I’m inspired by… Episodes of Shark Tank! It’s exciting to see people’s dreams become reality. It motivates me to grow our company and push forward to better my life.
The one person who motivates me is…Mark Cuban
If I could change anything in the world, it would be… to remove all the hate out in the world.
The perfect day would be… going to the gym, and then making connections with good people.
My first job was… cleaning up the breakfast area at the Residence Inn by Marriott at the age of 15
My favorite escape… is going to Rocky Point or New York.
My life…is a blessing.
I’m currently working on… a fundraiser event with Phoenix Children’s Hospital with my partners at State Forty Eight and other good people from around the Valley,
Never…take life for granted
Favorite Quote…Biggest Dream… “Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it away from you.”- Mark Cuban
My Pet Peeve(s)… is seeing athletic brands mix-matched. For example, you can’t wear Nike and Adidas in the same outfit. I know it’s petty, but it really bothers me!
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