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A Globe-Trotting Veteran Takes on the Home Inspection Business
After serving in the U.S. Army in Japan, South Korea and Afghanistan, Vincent Stoakley retired from active duty to become a home inspection franchisee.
Moving Cities to Jump From Manager to Franchisee
After working as managers at a Two Men and a Truck location in Chicago, Brian Stern and Nicole Wiese moved to Boston to become franchisees of their own location.
Being in Business for More Than Just a Balance Sheet
When Jesse and Cori Reisch opened a fitness franchise for the 50-plus crowd, they wanted to have a greater purpose than to turn a profit.
How This Ex-Subway Conductor Became an Expert in Franchising
After ending his career in the New York City subway system, Tom Scarda became a Maui Wowi franchisee. Now, he helps others find the right franchise for them.
What to Expect as a Pizza Chain's First Franchisee in a New State
When Slava Kopilevich had the chance to bring the Sarpino's Pizzeria brand to Florida, he decided to relocate to become the first franchisee in the state.
Dog Lovers Bring a New Pet-Care Franchise to Georgia
When Nancy and Dave Dalton began looking into opening their own business, they let their love for animals serve as their guide.
Why This Franchisee Relocated to Open a Sandwich Shop
After 10 years of owning a valet company, Rich Wilkinson decided to relocate to open a Which Wich location in South Carolina.
Why This Reluctant Franchisee Changed His Mind and Opened a Minuteman Press
When George Sagadencky found himself filling out his resume for the first time in his life at age 50, he began looking into franchising. He didn't like what he saw.
Why These Two Best Friends Opened a Franchise Together at Age 28
Best friends since high school, Randy Vlasic and Alex Veinot always dreamed of opening a business together. Now, they're living the dream.
Why the Former President of CiCi's Pizza Became a Bakery Franchisee
As president of CiCi's Pizza, Craig Moore learned plenty about franchising. That's why he bought a Nothing Bundt Cakes franchise.
The Sweet Success of a Whimsical Ice Cream Franchisee
David Olmo left a career in construction to open a location of Sloan's Ice Cream, an over-the-top sweets shop.
What Does It Mean to Be a 'Mobile Gaming' Franchisee?
Chris Garrido needed to both promote his company and explain what it meant when he became a Mobile Gaming Revolution franchisee.
Bringing Something New to Auto Repair Franchising as a Woman
Tired of being "treated like a moron" when she went to the auto repair shop, Sherry Rector decided to open an Honest-1 Auto Care franchise of her own.
Bringing Innovation to the Dry Cleaning Industry
For Hector Di Bonaventura, franchising provided a way to bring something new to an industry lacking in innovation.
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