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Another Entrepreneurial Journey: Meet Jared Rothberger

With the assistance of Mark Cory, Market President and Franchise Consultant for FranNet of Michigan, Jared Rothberger made a lifelong dream come true—a business operation of his own. Jared had always wanted to take the entrepreneurial path in life and the story of his journey to get there was certainly an interesting one. Below, in [...]

Thriving through Covid: Josh Shanahan – Clean Eatz Cafe Franchise Owner

Josh Shanahan is no stranger to business ownership, but when it comes to franchising, he’s now another satisfied FranNet client. A CEO of a successful technology services company, Josh was looking for a way to diversify his business ownership portfolio. And with the help of FranNet’s Brigitte Betser, he found it with Clean Eatz Café, [...]

Some Recent FranNet Deal Announcement News…

As we get ready to close out the year, we’re back with another round of recent FranNet Deal Announcements. Read on, as we cover our consultants’ top wins and celebrate some of the newest franchisor-franchisee announcements… Junkluggers turned out to be the BIG BRAND WINNER for the last quarter.  The full-service eco-friendly junk removal service [...]

FranNet of Houston Client Spotlight: Shona Bascon

Shona Bascon spent almost three decades in the oil and gas industry, working for Shell Oil Company.  She loved her time working for the energy giant, the stability it afforded her family and the opportunities she had to advance within the corporate ranks. Her career at Shell spanned roles in public affairs, health and safety, [...]

Thriving through Covid: Brian and Ramona Long – Money Pages Franchise Owners

  Brian and Ramona Long needed a Second Act for their career paths. After living and working in New England, the Longs packed up and headed down South to Kennesaw, GA, a northern suburb of the sprawling Atlanta metro area. They were keen on the idea of exploring the entrepreneurial route, but really had no [...]

Thriving through Covid: Ryan Kinsley – Monster Tree Service Owner

  Ryan Kinsley and his wife, Michelle, always envisioned owning a business of their own. The journey to get there took them to a new city (Athens, GA) where they bought a house, welcomed their first child, and—with a little bit of help from FranNet—became owners of a Monster Tree Service franchise. And here’s the [...]

FranNet of Houston Client Spotlight: Trey Davila

Trey Davila grew up in a military family, moving around quite a bit. Halfway through college, an ROTC scholarship presented itself and he joined the U.S. Army. Sent immediately to Newport News, VA, for Officer Training, Davila was later sent to Fort Hood in Killeen, TX. A master at logistics and close contact support, he [...]

A Franchisee’s Journey: Getting to Know Toni Amenrud

Simply listening to the tone of Toni Amenrud’s voice will clue you in to the excitement and ambition she feels as the new owner of her Kitchen Tune-Up franchise. Like many who go on to become their own boss, she began her journey in the corporate ranks. But how she came to realize that she [...]

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A Franchisee’s Journey: Getting to Know Michael Lee

Michael Lee is the CEO of his own business, Fitness Machine Technicians of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. The company specializes in fitness equipment repair and maintenance for both residential and commercial clients. But his burgeoning small business is miles and miles away from his past life. You see, Michael Lee was once an Aerospace [...]

A Franchisee’s Journey: Getting to Know Aaron Grohs

Anago Commercial Cleaning Services Master Franchisee Aaron Grohs has a plan to grow his brand in one of the most business-friendly states in the U.S. They say there’s no substitute for experience and Aaron Grohs of Anago of Austin is a prime example. Having led one of the most recognizable franchise brand names in the [...]