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Competition Door Sales was founded by Mike Alton. Mike has owned his own company since 1982. Mike has built an incredible reputation in the Home Repair and Replacement industry by treating people with kindness and respect. That has allowed him to establish the brand of Competition as one of the most highly thought of companies on the First Coast. You will be hard-pressed to meet a builder, contractor or homeowner who has something negative to say about Mike.

Mike has many passions in life, but none greater than his passion for his faith. A believer for the last 35 years, Mike’s personality, business practices, compassion for people and responses to situations are infused with his love for Jesus. Mike’s other great passion in life is his family. Mike is married to his wife of 30+ years, Connie and they have 2 children Bethany and Michael, Jr. A long time member of First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, Mike has served in many roles over the past 35 years. One of those was his time as a middle school boys Sunday School teacher. It was here that he met Joe as he sat in one of his classes 20 years ago.



Reconnecting over the last 2 years through LifeVantage, Mike and Joe began to discuss what the future had in store. As Mike was pouring into Joe’s life again, Joe was working alongside Logan for previous employers and they were dreaming of something more too. In August of 2014, the timing was right and the door opened for Joe to join Mike at Competition. Originally the plan was to slowly introduce glass as Joe learned the garage door business. However, God’s blessing flowed so quickly that by October, David Jordan was added to the team. The next few months went by and the company continued to grow and improve as the holidays approached.

As the calendar flipped to 2015, a phone call changed the trajectory of the year. Logan was added to the Competition team in January and the vision for Competition 3.0 began to take shape. The 2015 Jax Home & Patio Show, the introduction of this very website and much more became not only a dream but a reality. While we are all working hard and pulling in the same direction, we would not be here without our founder and president, Mike Alton.

It’s an honor to write words about a man that means so much to so many, myself included. It’s been said that a leader stays close enough to challenge and encourage yet far enough in front to inspire us to where we are going. These words adequately describe Mike from a business sense. In addition to that what you need to know about Mike is this: he is simply one of the finest men of our day and one of the best men the First Coast has ever known. We love you Mike and we thank you for believing in us, investing in us and dreaming with us.

To find out more about what’s going on at our parent company, Competition Door Sales, Inc. please click here to view there website.

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