Pete BassEvanston

Many times the challenges we face in life seem to be insurmountable. No matter how hard we try with our efforts, the prospect of reaching our goals appears to be dim. Pete Bass has been able to look back and realize that his trials have strengthened him and helped him to overcome his difficulties. His dream of being self-employed has been realized.

Pete applied for services through the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation four and a half years ago. Pete deals with multiple disabilities that have created impediments to employment. Pete has demonstrated his commitment to his rehabilitation needs and understands the accommodations that help him with his employment skills. He has been very resourceful in receiving services in the community as well as through the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Pete struggled to achieve previous employment goals that were set. Finally realizing that operating a small business and being self employed would be the most appropriate employment goal, Pete was given a small business outline to complete. He worked with Inge Huband, DVR Small Business Consultant, to complete an approved small business plan. Pete was able to capitalize on his individual strengths and develop a work environment that is conducive to his rehabilitation needs.Pete researched the equipment he would need and also obtained letters of support from prospect customers. Pete was able to capitalize on his individual strengths and develop a work environment that is conducive to his rehabilitation needs. With a lot of hard work and additional training his company came to fruition. This was a team effort between Pete Bass, Marsha Krotz (Counselor) and Inge Huband (Small Business Consultant). A year later, MobiSeven Web Development & Marketing is going strong.

Pete's company provides computer consulting, web and mobile page design. They develop websites and provide hosting for the websites as well as search engine optimization. His company focuses on helping businesses connect with their customers by making it easier for the businesses to be found using Social Media and Search Engine Marketing. Pete is a member of the Evanston Chamber of Commerce. He is contributing to his community and the wellbeing of his home. Pete is just getting started. The best of MobiSeven is yet to come.