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Merri Cronk

Market President


About Merri


Serving Central Texas, West Texas, and the Rio Grande Valley including McAllen, Mission, Harlingen, Brownsville and Laredo.

There are thousands of franchises for sale in Austin, Texas and we help you find the right one for you at no charge! There are various different franchise opportunities and business opportunities in Texas that I can help you with. If you want to open a franchise business, have unrestricted earning potential, and benefit from an established brand that customers already know and trust, I would be happy to help you make it a reality. Call, email or message me today to begin the process of starting your own franchise in Austin, TX.

I am here to help you understand small business, how to buy a franchise and how to evaluate a franchise for sale. I will help you think through what you want the business to do for you by matching your individual goals, skills, and financial qualifications with carefully screened franchise opportunities. I can help you get the franchise business information you need and find the right franchise opportunity for you -- and my services with FranNet are free. Contact me today to get started!

If you are looking to own a business in San Antonio, Austin or anywhere in Central Texas, investing in a franchise business is a great way to hit the ground running for just about any industry. There are plenty of competitive advantages to being part of a professional business franchise organization, like being part of a network of like-minded business professionals who want to help you succeed.

Feel free to contact me anytime to learn more about exciting Austin franchise opportunities. Profitable franchise business ownership is closer than you might think. 


Having achieved her dreams through franchise ownership, Merri Cronk consults with dozens of entrepreneurs each year. Merri is the principal of FranNet in Central Texas, West Texas and the Rio Grande Valley. She is a recognized speaker, conducting over 50 seminars and webinars per year on franchise ownership. Many of these seminars and webinars have been conducted in cooperation with the Small Business Administration, Small Business Development Centers, and SCORE.

Merri and her husband currently own several businesses including several franchise locations. Having bought and sold many businesses, Merri easily relates to her clients evaluating making the transition from salaried employee to entrepreneur as well as those looking to their next business venture. Merri is based in central Texas, serving: Austin, San Antonio, Waco, McAllen, Harlingen, Brownsville, El Paso, Odessa/Midland and surrounding areas. Merri is a graduate of Texas A&M University. She has been honored with several FranNet awards for her dedication in helping aspiring franchise entrepreneurs over the years:


  • FranNet's Rising Star Award in 2003
  • Consultant of the Year Award in 2005,2014
  • Top Performer Award in 2008, 2009 and 2010
  • FranNet's Commitment to Excellence Award in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015
  • FranNet's Enterprise Office Award in 2011, 2012, and 2013


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