I Am Franchising - Real Life Success Stories From Franchisees

Franchising is a business model that has led millions to financial success. Every franchisee has a singular story - of where they've been, how they chose franchising, and of the challenges they've overcome on their pathway to personal and business success. I Am Franchising brings these real-life stories to you online. Someday your story may appear here as well.

Words Of Wisdom: Recruiting & Hiring »

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Jeff Davis' United States Beef Corporation (US Beef) operates 333 restaurants in 8 states across the country's midsection (Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Colorado, Idaho, and Wyoming), providing employment and career path opportunities for more than 7,000 employees. The company has an aggressive expansion plan to add 70 new restaurants by 2022 and remodel 123 existing stores along the way.

Words Of Wisdom: Finding And Keeping Talent »

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Dan Ponder operates 36 Hardee's in three states and is an operations-focused franchisee who likes to own the building and land underneath. A dozen years ago, Ponder scrapped a formal mission statement for a focus on providing employees and various departments with the tools to be the "Best Franchise Group" within the Hardee's chain.

Texas-Sized: Michael Knobelock Is Well On His Way To 100 Units »

By Kerry Pipes

They say everything's bigger in Texas. It's definitely bigger for Texan Michael Knobelock, whose Houston-based MSK Enterprises operates nearly 70 franchise locations spread across 4 different brands and 7 states.

Sibling Harmony: Leveraging Their Differences To Build A Company »

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In some ways, brothers Jesse and Charles Keyser, 39 and 35, are very different, and that's good. So are their three brands--Little Caesars, Sport Clips, and Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning--which also is good.

Packaging A Punch: NFL Vet Invests In Title Boxing Club »

By Kerry Pipes

Former NFL linebacker Bryan Scott has two things on his mind these days: 1) building a successful chain of Title Boxing Club franchises in the Atlanta area, and 2) overseeing the company he co-owns, Noene USA, which sells a line of high-tech, ultra shock-absorbing insoles.

Former NFL Linebacker Tackles Title Boxing Club »

Multi-Unit Franchisee

Bryan Scott spent a decade in the NFL backing up his defensive line. But when his playing time began to wind down he got prepared for life after football.

Winning Combination: Pizza And Subs Fuel Growth For Jerry Heath »

By Kerry Pipes

When we last profiled Jerry Heath in 2010, the Michigan native was busy operating 11 Hungry Howie's pizza restaurants and had recently become involved with Jimmy John's, opening 5 units.

Brands To Believe In: Going Long With Popeyes And Captain D's »

By Debbie Selinsky

Numbers and research notwithstanding, veteran franchisee Brian Smith chooses his brands using his gut instincts. "I like to go with things I believe in and know I can sell," says the Arkansas family man.

Sport Clips Franchise Partners Are "Top In America" »

Multi-Unit Franchisee

Arizona Sport Clips Multi-Unit Franchisees Are Selected For CNBC's 'Top Franchisees in America' Recognition and Their Brand's Own Highest Honor, The Logan Trophy.'

Burgers, Buffets, And Pizza: Securities Dealer Finds Security In Franchising »

By Debbie Selinsky

Mills Sinclair is a man living life on his terms. He's equally at home on the golf course at his Arizona home in Scottsdale, on the beach at his Mexican vacation home, or sitting in a corner of one of his restaurants on Sunday "watching families interact in ways they don't often do anymore."

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