About Us

Dan Messina

Dan-MessinaMy business career started with 12 years at Pittsburgh National Bank, Pittsburgh Pa. I moved to Texas in 1977 and for the next 35 years I worked for several computer consulting firms in Dallas.

In 1997 I had an opportunity to run a small towing business for 4 years turning it into the largest private property towing company in the Southwest. I started teaching classes nationwide on how I built my business

In 2003 I started my own towing company starting out with one truck and no accounts. In 2 short years I was number one in the industry. In 2006 a founded Southwest Tow Operators, one of the largest tow association in the U.S with an operating budget of $250,000 a year.

In just 8 short years a built a multimillion dollar business and in April of 2011 I sold my company for a very nice profit. Some accolades on me are as follows:

  1. Founder of Southwest Tow Operators
  2. American Towman Magazine Towman of the year 2009 (Made the cover of the magazine and never towed a car in my life, but I was very successful on the business side of the industry)
  3. Built and sold 2 towing companies
  4. Author for multiple tow industry publications
  5. Author of “Reinventing Your Business”
  6. Weekly newsletter going out to over 22,000 subscribers
  7. Motivational Trainer and/lecturer
  8. Created instructional dvd on Private Property Towing
  9. Consultant for the business side of the towing industry
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