CEO Q&A: What Has Been Your Greatest Success?
In each issue of Franchise Update magazine we profile franchise CEOs and presidents, asking each the same set of questions. Throughout the year, we’ll be selecting one of those questions – and providing answers from those profiles. Want to learn more about these franchise leaders and their thoughts on other topics? Easy – click the links we’ve included with their responses to read their full profile.
This week’s question: What has been your greatest success?
Bette Fetter, CEO and Founder, Young Rembrandts
The longevity and strength of Young Rembrandts. After 30-plus years, it feels like we’re just getting started. I feel like we’re on the cusp of accomplishing so much more. Also, two of my adult children have careers with Young Rembrandts. That’s so exciting to me. They are both remarkable and it means Young Rembrandts gets to stay a family business and live on in this next generation. Read full profile.
Tammy Whitworth, Chair and CEO, Window World
I’m a single mom of three children and each of them has turned out to be a pretty good kid. I’m very, very grateful for that. Trying to be a role model to those kids is a part of how I measure my success as a parent. I want to teach them that happiness and success are separate from financial well-being. And I want them to strive to make a difference in the world. In terms of my career, giving people the opportunity to own a successful business and enact change in their communities because of it is something I’m proud of. Read full profile.
Nicole Ossenfort, CEO and President, Liberty Tax
Raising two wonderful children into productive human beings. Read full profile.
Brian Petranick, CEO and President, RiseMark Brands
I don’t think I have lived any of them yet. One will involve my kids growing up into happy, productive adults with families. Another will be the day when I leave the organization and know that our mission, values, and vision will continue long after my departure. Read full profile.
Jon Nobis, CEO, Two Men and a Truck
Finding the right balance between a hectic personal and work life. Read full profile.
Shannon Hudson, CEO and Co-Founder, 9Round Franchising
Becoming the largest kickboxing chain in the world is definitely a great success. Personally, winning my own IKF Kickboxing World Championship back in 2011 was definitely a big plus as well. Read full profile.
Rob Price, CEO and President, School of Rock
My ability to embrace feedback and adapt to become a more effective leader. Read full profile.
Larry Oberly, CEO and President, SpeedPro Imaging
I’d like to think that I’ve helped thousands of people have a better life. I’ve worked with tremendous employees, cast members, team members, partners, and customers, and it’s been a great ride. What I’m most proud of is how many of the people I’ve worked with have achieved amazing things both personally and professionally. It’s satisfying to think about all of the people I now have great personal relationships with. Read full profile.
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