About Vincent J. Norman
Mr. Vincent J. Norman is a 33 year old entrepreneur, business owner and a native Houstonian. Raised in Baytown, Texas Vincent attended Ross S. Sterling Senior High School where shortly after graduation he enrolled at The University of Houston at the age of seventeen. During this time he also started his professional career with Office Depot Inc., he quickly realized his skill-sets within the fast-paced retail environment and worked his way from a part-time stocking position to assistant store/departmental manager.
Mr. Norman is a member of the North Channel, Crosby, Pasadena, South Belt/Ellington and the Houston Hispanic Chambers of Commerce. Mr. Norman is a volunteer for Galena Park Independent School District’s career and technical education advisory board, assisting in creating class room curriculum for student’s entering straight into the business world after graduation. He also volunteers his time at Channelview Independent School District’s Channelview High School as a community business adviser, conducting mock job interview sessions with high risk students. Mr. Norman is also involved with the student work co-op programs at Northshore Senior High school and Ace Accelerated learning Center, hiring students on a part-time basis and providing them the ability to work within a consistent business environment while receiving class credit.
As of December 2015, Mr. Norman is now a proud member of the Houston Area Urban League Young Professionals and is committed to continuing his calling of service and helping today’s youth.
In September of 2010, with the help of his father Joseph Norman Jr., he embarked on the incredible journey of being a franchised owner of The UPS Store Inc. He quickly found success due to his belief in providing world-class customer service while going above and beyond for his customers and employees. By April 2012, he was blessed to be able to open a second center and soon followed that by purchasing a third existing center in November of 2014. With a fourth location slated for February 2016, Vincent and his employees have been awarded in consecutive years running for locations that have achieved the highest STR (subject to royalty) sales by store age for the geographical region of Texas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Two of his locations have been designated by the franchise as training centers for new franchisees and managers within the region and he owns one of two centers in the Houston area with cutting edge 3D printing technology.
About The UPS Store
Serving the small business community for more than 30 years, The UPS Store, Inc. is the world’s largest franchisor of retail shipping, postal, printing and business service centers. The UPS Store comprises nearly 4,400 independently owned locations in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada, providing convenient and value-added business services to the small-office/home-office (SOHO) market, corporate “road warriors,” and consumers.