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no.34 Rising From the Ashes

Jake Shoff started a successful venture right out of college. He shut it down after a very painful loss—one that led him to an entirely different business and the thriving, Draper, Utah-based company he runs today.
LOOKING FORWARD For a long time, Jake Shoff, co-founder of the Phoenix Recovery & Counseling Centers, seemed likely to become a construction mogul. The addiction and suicide of his troubled business partner took him onto a very different path.

​Jake Shoff The Phoenix Recovery & Counseling Centers

​• Three-year growth 6,545% • 2015 revenue $6.7 MILLION

​AFTER I GRADUATED from Brigham Young University in 2004, I started a construction company in Orem, Utah, with a good friend of mine, Josh. The first few years, things were great. Then Josh had a

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