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Carl Dorvil shares what he’s learned about creating something from nothing — and thriving even in hard times.

Dallas Morning News

Originally Posted: June 25, 2020

Carl Dorvil attended SMU on scholarships and graduated with degrees in public policy, economics and psychology, and then got his MBA.

The DEC Network’s Fridays Are for Founders is a weekly virtual forum that gives entrepreneurs opportunities to learn from each other while struggling with the impacts of COVID-19. In this video, Trey Bowles and Delanie Majors talk to serial entrepreneur Carl Dorvil, who started tutoring and mentoring company Group Excellence (GEX) in 2004, while he was a junior at SMU. It was, at one time, the fastest growing public company in North Texas.

After selling GEX, Dorvil went on to start other companies. Now he is partner and CEO of Dog for Dog, which he calls Toms shoes meets dog rescue, with investors that include Snoop Dog and Michael Bublé. READ MORE