Episode 16: Trapper Roderick

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Trapper Roderick is a young entrepreneur.  at 28 years old, He is the founder and CEO of True Gentleman Supply Co., a bespoke clothing company founded in 2013 that specializes in custom tailored menswear.  Today, True Gentleman is a nationwide brand who has outfitted everyone from NFL players to Billboard award winning musicians and your everyday Groom-to-be.  On this episode, Nate and Trapper talk about the trial and error of becoming a successful Entrepreneur (8:00), the beginnings of TG and what inspired him to start the company (18:00), overcoming fear of failure and his debt riddled rough start (24:00) and his wife's influence on his life and business (26:00).  Trapper discusses some of the highlights of his work including outfitting some famous athletes (31:00) and his plans for growing True Gentleman into new markets (39:00).  They discuss overcoming weaknesses and what he believes is the "secret sauce" to his marketing (47:00).  During fan questions, trapper reveals his feminine side (49:30) and they finish with  a game of hot seat regarding where to turn when life gets difficult (51:00)