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Qi Audit Solutions

Name: Tara Spears

Location: Houston, TX 

Type of Business:
Commercial Insurance Auditing Service Company


What does your business do?
Qi Audit Solutions LLC provides outsourced insurance audit preparation services for companies' Workers Compensation, General Liability audits & more.

When and why did you start the biz?
I started the business unofficially in the fall of 2017 while working in Corporate American as a Premium Auditor of the Insurance Industry. I noticed a need to audit prep assistance among the book of business owners I would meet to audit as the industry auditor and chose to launched a servicing firm to meet this need.

How Many People are in your Company?
1

Where's your office?
My office is a home based operational setup in a spare bedroom with a remote dual monitor setup with locking filing cabinets much like that of remote field auditors.

What's the toughest part of running your biz?
Wearing all the hats of several divisions in one; customer service, billing/ collections, customer retention, business development and etc.

What's the most fun part?
The fun part is wreathing the roller-coaster of the unknown. As a consultant business owner, its truly feast or famine depending on the amount of effort put forth each month. However this challenge is exciting. I enjoy providing outsourced insurance audit assistance to business owners as its grants the expression of relief to delegate the audit process to a trusted industry professional while being able to focus on daily operations.

Anything you would have done differently?
I would have spent 6 more months building out the marketing and business development campaign for the services offered.

What's next on the horizon for your biz?
Mass Media Marketing Campaigns, heightened awareness of Qi Audit Solutions' mission to aid business owner with the e4xpense of liability insurance by providing expert consultation at their annual Workers Compensation and General Liability Insurance Audits.

What advice do you have for others?
Constantly remind yourself of your reasons why you set out on the path of entrepreneurship and remain resilient in your effort despite any obstacles. Connect with like minded individuals who truly want to see you excel and find a business Coach to help hold you accountable.

How do you use Idea Cafe to help your biz?
I research information for other business owners/start-ups, many of the journeys resonated with things I face which encourage me to continue striving for success when challenged.

School (where, still in school, degree)?
MBA -University of Phoenix

Prior jobs or business?
Premium Auditor -Liberty Mutual Insurance Group Premium Auditor -Compsource Mutual Sr Credit Analyst -Petra Industries Catastrophe Claims Examiner -Farmers Insurance

Favorite Food?
Cajun Food and all things creole

What are your pets' names?
Sam-Sam

Do any of these pets help with your biz?
No

Is there any one person or event in your life that led you to go into business for yourself?
My fiancé's journey as a successful retail entrepreneur has inspired me through the peaks and valleys as my stairway to success has been windy for sure. However with true growth comes challenges and support is an essential ingredient to remain focus when you miss the targeted sales for a given month.

Anyone you publicly want to thank?
My supportive parents, Im the furthest thing from being a self-made anything. My success has come with the support of heaven sent friends and family to help combat the biggest obstacle of entrepreneurship which is self-doubt.

Contact Info:
Tara Spears
3233 Mangum Rd #65
Houston, TX 77092
3464202288
contact@qi-audit.com

Website:
http://www.qi-audit.com


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