Accredited agent, Glen Pierce, featured in the Bakersfield Life Magazine!
"20 Under 40 People to Watch" by Mark Nessia Bakersfield Life Magazine
These individuals are changing the face of Bakersfield.
The young professionals highlighted in Bakersfield Life’s third annual 20 Under 40 People to Watch entered into a competitive nomination process in March and were chosen as this year’s most promising rising stars in our community. Whether it’s owning their own business, providing the latest care in optometry, making an impact in the educational system or practicing law, these compassionate men and women are improving the quality of life in our community."
• 40, Owner of Code 3 Uniforms, B&B?Graphics and Gotta Go Bail Bonds
• Community involvement:?Kern County Sheriff’s Activities League, Bakersfield Police Activities League, homeless fundraiser events, donates uniforms to schools Sometimes you don’t have to move away from your hometown to open successful businesses.
For Glen Pierce, staying local was the only option he saw 11 years ago. He is the owner of Gotta Go Bail Bonds, Code 3 Uniforms and B&B Graphics.
“It’s all about giving my kids as well as others a great inspiration, seeing that you don’t have to leave the place you grew up in,”?Pierce said. “It’s all about determination and hard work and I couldn’t think of doing this any other way.”
The local businessman grew up in Bakersfield and said he witnessed many families who had their lives torn apart by drug abuse or gang involvement.
“I believe it is my duty to do what I can to help our community, and I?have focused my efforts on prevention programs for children at risk of getting involved with drugs or gangs,”?Pierce said.
Pierce has donated more than $100,000 to local charities, including countless donations of uniforms to help dress kids.
“I am proud to be able to improve the quality of life for children in Bakersfield and Kern?County, and I intend to keep doing so my entire life,”?he said.