Entrepreneur Minute – Eddie Wales, Motor Supply Company Bistro

May 26, 2022

The Who’s on the Move, Entrepreneur Minute is an interview in support of the undeniable impact that entrepreneurs have on our communities. We will be highlighting 20 entrepreneurs in each of our markets (Columbia, Greenville and Charleston) with a short video as well as a full audio version of the conversation on our WhosOnTheMove SC podcast. You will see a diverse group of entrepreneurs and we will be exploring the theme of overcoming obstacles.

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Eddie Wales, Owner, Motor Supply Company Bistro

Eddie Wales, owner of Motor Supply Company Bistro, has been active in the Columbia, S.C. hospitality and green-business scenes for years.

Eddie grew up in Spartanburg and attended the University of South Carolina in Columbia. In 1989, he began waiting tables at Motor Supply, working his way up the ladder to become General Manager. In 1994, Eddie left Motor Supply and moved with his then-fiancé, now wife, Tracy, to Athens, Ga.

The couple returned to Columbia and Eddie purchased the restaurant in 2000.

Motor Supply Co. Bistro serves fresh, local and diverse dishes. Their menu changes daily for lunch and dinner, offering diners something new and delicious every time they come through the door.