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President of Fiberhaus Consulting, LLC
But Trevor Francis sold his first company, which he incorporated in 1998 at age 15, during the height of dot com fever, before matriculating at the University of Oklahoma.
Now Francis, 23, is president of Fiberhaus Consulting, LLC, a technical consulting and software design firm.
He launched the business while he was still in college -- and pursuing double undergraduate degrees in management information systems and psychology.
Fiberhaus reported 300 percent growth in its first year and 400 percent growth in 2003; it employs 14 people in offices in Oklahoma City, Dallas, Colorado Springs and Chicago.
Francis said Fiberhaus operates under certain ideals: Value, empathy, passion and interaction.
The Texas native has invested more than money into Oklahoma City; he recently founded the Alliance of Emerging Professionals and serves as the board chairman.
The Alliance is a civic group aimed at young professionals who want to take a role in helping the community.
Francis said he hopes the group will help Oklahoma City become the place it has the potential to be: "an energetic, diverse and progressive community."
Francis also has been a mentor for Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation, a regular volunteer at City Rescue Mission and a coordinator for PUSH (People Understanding the Severely Handicapped).
Just because he has a head start in the business world doesn't mean Francis has not thought about his future goals.
"I have to retire by the time I'm 40," he said. "No, I'll never retire. But I do want to climb Everest and sail across the ocean. I want to be enough of a success that I'm able to pursue other endeavors."