By Ashley Reyes
Charlie Skaf is the SEMA Future Leaders Network’s (FLN) newest spotlight member. Skaf is the retail sales director at 3D International LLC, a manufacturer and seller of premium detail products. Get to know what keeps him in the industry in his interview with SEMA below.
SEMA: What is the best advice you have ever received?
Charlie Skaf: Believe in yourself and always prepare. This has helped me tremendously because preparing yourself to overcome any challenge or obstacle builds confidence and belief that you can and will accomplish anything you put your mind to, especially when you know you put the work in.
SEMA: What keeps you in the industry?
CS: My love and passion for cars!
SEMA: Where can you be found on a Saturday?
CS: I can be found at the beach or watching sports.
SEMA: How do you prepare for an important meeting?
CS: I plan, research, organize and prepare important notes, data, charts, etc. to be well informed and knowledgeable so I can answer any question that comes my way.
SEMA: If you could go to lunch with one industry leader, living or dead, who it would be?
CS: I would go to lunch with Enzo Ferrari.
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