Fortune Magazine: Meet the Woman Behind Two Men and a Truck
Fortune Magazine: Meet the Woman Behind Two Men and a Truck

Founder Mary Ellen Sheets Recaps the Brand's Humble Beginnings

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK founder Mary Ellen Sheets had to overcome numerous obstacles in order to achieve national growth with what began as a local moving company in Lansing, Michigan. From a criminal profile piece in the Lansing State Journal to a battle against the glass ceiling, Sheets connected with reporter Dinah Eng for Fortune's "How I Got Started" column to talk about her journey to build a moving empire. 

"The big moving companies hated us," said Sheets in her interview with Fortune. "Their trucks were big, and they did moves cross-country. We did small moves, but when the economy got bad in the early ’90s, they wanted our business. The moving industry is a good-old-boys’ network, and they put up all kinds of barriers to stop me."

The full article can be found here.

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