2023 Interview Series: TEA Aligns an Outplaced Executive to an Ideal Franchise Opportunity

Jim Bauer may have been one of the most unlikely business owners when he got his start in franchising in 2009. For the prior 25 years, Jim had served in numerous high-level executive roles for a well-established homebuilding operation for a public builder in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. However, with the housing market collapse in […]

2023 Interview Series: From Disillusioned Executive to Franchisee Success Story

Mark Scholz had come to a crossroads. With decades of professional experience in marketing leadership roles, he was looking for a change. He was great at what he did, having worked at high-profile organizations such as the legendary ad agency, Leo Burnett, and the information technology powerhouse, Hewlett-Packard, but had grown disillusioned with the traditional […]

2023 Interview Series: Scott Vermillion with Yellowbee Marketing

As is oftentimes the case, Scott Vermillion’s path to business ownership is a story of being in the right place at the right time. For close to 15 years, Scott had worked in the ministry as an Executive Pastor. When it came to the church, most of the conversations centered on individuals’ personal and spiritual […]

2022 Interview Series: Safer Franchising — Experienced Franchise Attorney Discusses How to Avoid the Biggest Legal Landmines Before Investing!

Franchising has become an increasingly popular way for entrepreneurs to start and grow a business of their own. With a multitude of benefits, including access to a proven business model, franchisor support, brand recognition, and lower risk than starting a business from scratch, franchising can be an attractive option for those looking to become their […]

2022 Biggest Mistakes Franchise Investors Make…and What to Do About It!

In the last couple of years, one of the outgrowths of the COVID-19 pandemic has been what most people are now familiar with as “The Great Resignation.” As a direct result of this, franchise ownership has become a more popular option for those individuals looking to take more control over their lives and become their […]

2022 Top Post-Pandemic Franchising Trends: Insights from a Certified Franchise Executive

Have you been wondering how franchised businesses will fare in a post-pandemic world? You’re not alone. With the rollout and acceptance of vaccines, the end of the COVID pandemic is on the horizon. Businesses are eager to adjust to this new reality, but how can you be prepared with so much uncertainty? We gain insights […]