Peter Jacoves, a highly regarded strategic entrepreneur, is the founder and CEO of Nationwide Debt Direct. Utilizing an innovative, 50-state loan closing solution, Mr. Jacoves and Nationwide Debt Direct have helped consumers throughout the United States address the distressing and challenging issues brought about by outstanding debt. Under Mr. Jacoves’ leadership, Nationwide Debt Direct has thrived in a rapidly expanding settlement default sector by offering both education and debt settlement options designed to yield a sense of financial freedom for clients of the company.
Innovative practices have long been a hallmark of Mr. Jacoves’ entrepreneurial career, as the founder and CEO of Nationwide Debt Direct is also the strategic entrepreneur behind the Fuel Rewards Program. Mr. Jacoves holds several patents stemming from his principal role in creating, developing, and launching the Fuel Rewards Program, which has been widely successful due to its unique marketing model and its national supply-chain partnerships spanning several vertical markets. In addition to the Fuel Rewards Program, Mr. Jacoves is also responsible for a number of other successful entrepreneurial endeavors, including his role as the founder of both Richmond Title Services and Simply Fondue Restaurant.
Drawing on his years of entrepreneurial experience and expertise, Mr. Jacoves has enjoyed a great deal of success in his current leadership position by adapting the tried-and-true methodologies from previous efforts in order to seamlessly incorporate them into the front-to-back-end solution that serves as the framework for Nationwide Debt Direct. With the benefit of Mr. Jacoves’ professional insight and innovative vision, Nationwide Debt Direct has enjoyed exponential growth while assisting so many consumers in achieving the peace of mind that is the natural product of the company’s highly effective debt reduction strategies.
1.What was your best/favorite subject in school?
My favorite subjects were economics and history.
2. What was your first job?
My first job was as a waiter of the same type establishment I would later create as my first entrepreneurial endeavor, Simply Fondue.
3. Where and how did you first get into the industry you currently work in?
Over the course of my professional career, I’ve enjoyed quite a few entrepreneurial successes and decided to apply my expertise to an especially pressing issue affecting so many people all over the country. Nationwide Debt Direct has helped a lot of people since it was founded, and I’m certainly proud to be involved in such a noble and just effort.
4. How have those jobs prepared you for what you do now?
I’ve adapted many of the same principles from my previous strategic entrepreneurial endeavors to current my role with Nationwide Debt Direct, which has benefited the company in a number of distinct ways.
5. Describe the best day of work you’ve ever had.
It’s hard to pinpoint a single day as the best ever, but I tend to enjoy the earliest stages of an entrepreneurial endeavor in which you get to see a concept brought to life piece by piece.
6. How do you keep yourself motivated?
I’ve always pursued professional opportunities benefiting as many people as possible; over the years I’ve found that I am motivated by the opportunity to help others in any way, shape, or form.
7. What kind of business ideas excite you most?
It’s exciting to be involved with ideas that have the potential for substantial success and sustainable growth, particularly when the idea in question allows consumers to truly enjoy the benefits of their hard work.
8. Have you ever tried any unorthodox techniques to attract attention to your business?
We tend to rely mostly on the tenets of direct marketing that have always served us so well. A big portion of our business comes from referrals of satisfied customers which is the greatest marketing available.
9. What personal achievement are you most proud of?
The Fuel Rewards Program is an accomplishment I am indeed quite proud of, but I am also proud to be in a position to help people achieve peace of mind through debt reduction strategies that lead to financial freedom.
10. What wisdom you would have liked to share with yourself when you first started out?
Trust your instincts, but make sure your instincts are informed by any available data analyses and insights.