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Initial investment
$42K - $63K
Units as of 2017
31 Increase 10.7% over 3 years

Company Overview

While running a manufacturing company, Jim Muehlhausen joined a CEO peer group in 1994. His positive experience with that group inspired him to create CEO Focus in 2001, and later in 2007 to begin franchising the concept. Each CEO Focus location offers membership in a peer consulting group of 8 to 14 company presidents and CEOs who meet once a month to discuss business issues.

About CEO Focus

Industry Business Services
Related Categories Business Coaching & Consulting, Miscellaneous Business Services
Founded 2001
Leadership Jim Muehlhausen, CEO
Corporate Address 9465 Counselors Row, #200
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Social Facebook, Twitter

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2007 (17 years)
# of employees at HQ 3
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises in the following US states:

# of Units 31 (as of 2017)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a CEO Focus franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here's what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee Information Circle
$25,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$41,500 - $63,000
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$100,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$35,000
Royalty Fee Information Circle
4-6%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing CEO Focus offers in-house financing to cover the following: accounts receivable
Third Party Financing CEO Focus has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training 25 hours
Classroom Training 16 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022