Finding Your Solution with Soon Hagerty

If you have any connection to the automotive world, Soon Hagerty is the name to know. Senior vice president of brand at Hagerty, the world’s largest provider of specialty insurance for classic vehicles, Soon has played a lead role in transforming Hagerty from a local insurance company operating in a basement to a global publicly traded lifestyle brand with a valuation of more than three billion dollars. But not only that, Soon is also the founder and co-owner of The Good Bowl, a mission-based Vietnamese restaurant that donates $1 per bowl to charity, and the co-founder and president of the Boundless Futures Foundation which is dedicated to supporting aspiring female entrepreneurs. In this episode of Claim Your Confidence, we talk about the heart and soul within the car world, the importance of identifying a problem to solve when beginning any entrepreneurial endeavor, and all of the ways in which Soon gives back through her work. Don’t miss this interview where we discuss:

Her family’s story immigrating to America from Vietnam when Soon was a young child, and how witnessing her parents’ resilience throughout their journey shaped her as she grew up

How Soon’s love of people and storytelling was the foundation for her interest in PR, and the path that led her to working in the automotive industry

The story behind The Good Bowl, and how simplicity is often the key when encouraging people to support charities

Her experience as a woman in a male-dominated field, and how she hopes to empower, embrace, and elevate fellow female entrepreneurs through the Boundless Futures Foundation

How it’s not about where you start in life but where you finish

This story originally appeared at: Claim Your Confidence