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Franchise Players: Why We Chose to Open an Insurance Franchise

Franchise Players: Why We Chose to Open an Insurance Franchise

This couple didn't have experience in insurance when they opened their Brightway franchise, but together, they were able to overcome their challenges.
Franchise Players: After the Military, a Couple Finds a Career in Franchising

Franchise Players: After the Military, a Couple Finds a Career in Franchising

Charles Fisher discovered Massage Envy Spa while heading home from serving in Iraq. The rest is franchising history.
Franchise Players: Helping Her Son Brought This Mother to Franchising

Franchise Players: Helping Her Son Brought This Mother to Franchising

Kristel Thomas was willing to do whatever it took to help her son and other kids overcome their neurological challenges. It led to her becoming a franchisee.
Franchise Players: A Dad Finds Flexibility in Franchising

Franchise Players: A Dad Finds Flexibility in Franchising

As his children's primary caregiver, franchising gives Rick Werner the flexibility he needs to be a present father.
Franchise Players: A 'Fatherpreneur' on Incorporating Family Into Your Business

Franchise Players: A 'Fatherpreneur' on Incorporating Family Into Your Business

As a Tutor Doctor franchisee, Chris Lien's career priorities align with his family priorities.
Franchise Players: I Became a Multi-Unit Franchisee While Still in College

Franchise Players: I Became a Multi-Unit Franchisee While Still in College

Aneesh Patel got an early start in the food industry, opening five restaurant franchises before he graduated from college.
Franchise Players: How This 'Computer Mom' Became Franchisee of the Year

Franchise Players: How This 'Computer Mom' Became Franchisee of the Year

This 60-year-old mother, grandmother and franchisee has been defying stereotypes as a powerful woman in tech since 1999.
Franchise Players: Wayback Burgers Franchisee on the Power of Customer Service

Franchise Players: Wayback Burgers Franchisee on the Power of Customer Service

Howard Zeller lets history be his guide as a franchisee at this nostalgic burger joint.
Franchise Players: Jumping From a Food Franchise to a Spa Franchise

Franchise Players: Jumping From a Food Franchise to a Spa Franchise

Scott Adams took on eco-friendly franchising as a Massage Green Spa franchisee. Here's what he has learned.
Franchise Players: Helping the Earth Through Franchising

Franchise Players: Helping the Earth Through Franchising

SuperGreen Solutions gave Mark Sudak a chance to find energy efficient environmental solutions in his community.
Franchise Players: On Being the First Franchisee in a Young Industry

Franchise Players: On Being the First Franchisee in a Young Industry

LED Source is the first U.S. franchisor in the LED lighting industry. Jamie Shapiro is its first franchisee. Here's what it means to pave the way.
Franchise Players: The Life of a Franchisee Is No Cakewalk

Franchise Players: The Life of a Franchisee Is No Cakewalk

Ed Manns has been in the restaurant business since age 16. Now a Golden Corral franchisee, he knows the industry -- and all its demands -- inside and out.
Franchise Players: Mother-Daughter Duo Teams Up as Mover Marketing Franchisees

Franchise Players: Mother-Daughter Duo Teams Up as Mover Marketing Franchisees

This mother-daughter duo found a new family in franchising, all while proving that age is nothing but a number.
Franchise Players: From Blimpie Employee to Franchise Owner

Franchise Players: From Blimpie Employee to Franchise Owner

Jitin Choudhury went from working at Blimpie at age 16 with his mother to owning his own franchise.
Franchise Players: A Franchisee Finds a Sweet Spot in High School Fundraisers

Franchise Players: A Franchisee Finds a Sweet Spot in High School Fundraisers

When his parent company went under, James Thomson refused to quit the sports fundraising industry, becoming an NFP Sports franchisee.
Franchise Players: This Man Signed His Franchise Agreement While Serving in Baghdad

Franchise Players: This Man Signed His Franchise Agreement While Serving in Baghdad

Chris Gately's first steps to become a Workout Anytime franchisee began while he was serving in the military.
Franchise Players: The Challenges of Finding Funding

Franchise Players: The Challenges of Finding Funding

For National Guard veteran Steve Grimes, the most surprising challenge in opening his franchise was finding funding.
Franchise Players: A Bronze Star Recipient Recovers From Brain Trauma, Becomes a Franchisee

Franchise Players: A Bronze Star Recipient Recovers From Brain Trauma, Becomes a Franchisee

In the military, Nick Colgin earned a Bronze Star for saving the life of a French soldier. Now, he works as a franchisee for the 'Apple of the home industry.'
Franchise Players: A Veteran Couple Finds a New Team in Franchising

Franchise Players: A Veteran Couple Finds a New Team in Franchising

Chuck and Denise Kerr learned the value of teamwork in the military. Now, their bringing it to their burger franchise.
Franchise Players: The Military Taught Me to Think On My Feet

Franchise Players: The Military Taught Me to Think On My Feet

Jim Lager didn't have much business experience when he started in franchising. But his time in the military hard taught him one thing: how to think fast.
Franchise Players: How This Veteran Is Helping Other Vets Find the Right Franchise

Franchise Players: How This Veteran Is Helping Other Vets Find the Right Franchise

Gordon Dupries helps future veteran franchisees get started on the right foot with the Boot to Business program.
Franchise Players: I'm Both a Franchisee and Franchisor

Franchise Players: I'm Both a Franchisee and Franchisor

A look at how Mike Lohman spearheaded an effort for Go Mini's dealers to purchase the company.
Franchise Player: From Cyclist to House-Flipper to Franchisee

Franchise Player: From Cyclist to House-Flipper to Franchisee

This franchisee worked as a professional cyclist, a cooking show host, a house-flipper and more before finding franchising.
Franchise Players: Working as a Franchisee That's Anything But Local

Franchise Players: Working as a Franchisee That's Anything But Local

When Unishippers debuted a new national model, Brian Lendin was eager to be one of the company's guinea pigs.
Franchise Players: Balancing Lives as a National Guard Pilot and a Pet Store Franchisee

Franchise Players: Balancing Lives as a National Guard Pilot and a Pet Store Franchisee

Dave O'Brien is a busy man, serving in the military while running three Pet Supplies Plus locations.

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