My BNI® Story


My BNI Story: BNI Runs in the Family

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Submitted by Andrew Gastley

Back in 2008, I attended my first BNI Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.  I was a manager, but I saw the power and immediately told my father that owns a business in Florida about this global network... fast forward a few years, and my father joined a chapter in the Tampa Bay Area.

Over the years, he went from selling his products at flea markets to nearly 100 percent through BNI referrals.  His network really changed his life!

About 3 years ago, I moved back to Florida to begin to take over my dad’s business as he transitions into retirement.

I joined my own BNI group, and the results have been phenomenal.  I’ve made the investment into the Ignite Your Business, then turned up the volume even more by enrolling in the Referrals for Life program with Tiffanie Kellog.

I’m writing this to say thank you for all BNI has done.  BNI has changed the path of my dad’s life, my life, and my daughter’s life as she is completing her massage therapy schooling and will eventually become a great member to the BNI family.


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