When Andrella Kenner was a little girl her mother exposed her to a series of aviation professionals in Nashville, Tennessee airport. That information gave her the foundation necessary to establish an aerospace, information technology and aviation company that operates in three countries and 22 locations.
What position did Andrella's mother hold at the airport? She was a waitress.
This podcast explains how her mother's job helped Andrella learn about entire industries that most African-Americans didn't know existed. Andrella used that knowledge to create, C1 Square, a company that employs air traffic controllers and aviation professionals.
This podcast episode discusses more than just Andrella's success. It also allows her son, Michael Baylis II, to share his professional life story. He explains the impact his grandmother had in his life and why he didn't think about becoming a part of his mother's very successful company when he chose his first career.
This is a podcast about succession and parenting. It also shows that the experience family members from previous generations have had can help shape success in professions that are technically sophisticated, but still powered by people.
This is a story about the generational transmission of knowledge and why in this family, it became another way to transfer wealth.