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Sharon Estroff, Challenge Island – Georgia

  When Sharon Estroff first started Challenge Island, it was just an education experiment she was conducting in her own classroom. As a 2nd grade…

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Veterans

Sarah Love, Pure Barre – Virginia

Sarah Love was originally a client of Pure Barre, but she enjoyed it so much that she became a franchise owner in Richmond, VA and…

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Workforce

Tim Golden, Brightstar Care – Georgia

Tim Golden and his wife Carolyn have been with Brightstar Care for fourteen years and have two territories which cover much of east and northeastern…

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Veterans

Lou Schager, Mosquito Joe – Virginia

Lou Schager spent 27 years as a U.S. Naval Officer before joining the Mosquito Joe franchise corporate team. After retiring from the military, Lou was…

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Philadelphia and Wilmington are Open for Opportunity

The Open for Opportunity Roadshow headed to the Delaware Valley to visit local franchises, company headquarters, and business and academic leaders in the Philadelphia area…

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Workforce

Gary Robins, SuperCuts – Pennslyvania

Gary Robins is a franchise owner of Supercuts based in Pennsylvania in and around the Delaware Valley area. Being somewhat familiar with the franchise model,…

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Veterans

John Alexander, STOP Restoration – North Carolina

John Alexander is a franchise owner of STOP Restoration in Charlotte, North Carolina. His business specializes in restoring homes or businesses that have been damaged.…

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Community

Dennis Hodge, CertaPro – Oregon

  Dennis Hodge had decided it was time to move on from corporate America. He turned to franchising because he wanted the ability to control…

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Diversity

Sanna Shere, Burger King – California

  Sanna Shere’s father immigrated to the U.S. in 1978 with the dream of owning his own business. She says he came here with only…

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Workforce

Alex Johnson, Cinnabon – California

  Alex Johnson is a proud second-generation franchisee of Auntie Anne’s and Cinnabon. His parents ventured into the franchising world to teach their four sons…

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