Liberating Greatness: A Chat With Fountain Forward Founder & CEO Stephen Jurgella


How are you addressing the “Why” for your clients?

This question is what Stephen Jurgella, Founder and CEO at Fountain Forward, asked himself as he took his venture from a business to a company that has since generated over $10 billion in revenue for car dealerships and service business across North America. More than a decade after launching Fountain Forward, Stephen and his team are crafting strategies that connect with customers and help them tell their stories in a compelling, and engaging way. The best part? Fountain Forward is completely built from customer referrals.

Stephen is also a huge advocate for mental health awareness, starting the organization #SameHere CEO, a platform for CEO’s to share their vulnerabilities and empathy throughout their personal and professional experiences. We had a chance to chat with Stephen about getting humble, the difference between a business and a company, and the power in liberating greatness.

What’s the best advice you have received as a CEO?

What are some of the biggest challenges you have experienced as a CEO?

What are the non-financial assets in your life that you credit to your success as a CEO?

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