Scott Tate stands in a showroom of finished countertops at Spectrum Services Inc. in Ashwaubenon. Tate has owned the specialty countertop fabrication company for 21 years, serving Wisconsin and surrounding states.
At a young age, Scott Tate moved with his family from Pennsylvania to Wisconsin, and to this day the 49-year-old still resides on De Pere's west side.
Tate graduated from West De Pere High School, spent a year in the carpentry and cabinet program at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay and carved out a career working for a couple different cabinet companies in the area.
Yet, his career path took a bit of a change when he subsequently opened his own business, Spectrum Surfaces Inc. ...