Free Webinar | November 9: How Veterans Are Finding Big Success With Franchising Discover how veterans' leadership skills and understanding of teamwork uniquely sets them up for financial success. Register now →

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With exceptional leadership skills and a deep understanding of how teams work, veterans are uniquely well-suited to running a successful business within a proven system. That's why each year, more and more entrepreneurial veterans are getting into the franchise industry when their military service ends — and finding meaningful financial and personal success in the process.

If you've dreamed of starting your own business, this event will put you on the path. We've assembled a panel of leaders from brands named on Entrepreneur magazine's Top Franchises for Veterans list who will explain the ins and outs of finding, buying, and running the perfect franchise for you. Join us for this free webinar on Tuesday, November 9th at 3:00 PM ET.

Key topics:

  • Transferring your military skills to small business

  • Finding the franchise that matches your goals

  • Financial incentive programs for veterans

  • What you can expect in your first year

  • Road map to success from veteran franchisees

  • Audience Q&A with the experts — ask anything!

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Our Panel:

    Steve White, President and COO of PuroClean

    • Steve White has more than 35 years of leadership experience at every level of the franchising industry including food and B2B franchises, ownership and his current role as the President and COO of PuroClean. His passionate leadership has radically changed failing organizations and helped good organizations become great. Steve is an Army Veteran, a Board Member of the International Franchise Association (IFA), and immediate past Chairman of the IFA's Education Foundation VetFran Committee.

    Tom Kasbohm, Director of Franchising of Snap-on Tools

    • In his over 32 years with the Snap-on Tools company, Tom Kasbohm has held numerous leadership roles, including that of a franchise owner. Currently, he serves as the Director of Franchising for the 3600+ franchise owners and 165 company stores across all of North America. Tom is charged with leading the #1 Franchise for Veterans and the #1 Tool Franchise, as recognized by Entrepreneur. For the past 10 years, Tom has helped the franchise system reach historic highs and navigate safely through the Covid-19 pandemic. Snap-on was recognized for the past two years as a Recession Proof Franchise by Franchise Business Review. A proud member of the VetFran committee and the IFA, Tom Kasbohm is an accomplished franchise industry leader.

    Drew Daly, GM and SVP of Dream Vacations

    • As a leader in the travel industry, Drew sits on several boards and serves a voice among other industry thought leaders. He is also a member of the American Society of Travel Agents, the Executive Leadership Broward Class of 2017 and is on the events committee for Gilda's Club of South Florida. In addition to being interviewed by CNN, he is a regular contributor offering travel advice and tips on NBC and FOX affiliate; and is often cited as an industry expert in travel trade publications.

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