He started TAG (The Anderson Group) Realty Advisors after just two years in the real estate business. He later sold the company to Halo Group Realty.
This youngest of nine children has been supporting himself since age 15. After five years in active duty with the Air Force, he started a custom automotive shop, building it into the third largest tire distributor on eBay. Anderson sold the business to move to Dallas and, at age 25, he entered the real estate business, developing his own Web site with a direct MLS feed and his own property management software. Oh, yeah: Along the way, he earned an MBA from the military-friendly American Intercontinental University. Now he’s working on another degree from Southern Methodist University. His advice: If you want it, make it happen.