Franchisor Interviews and Profiles

Bring all-natural cleaning to your neighborhood with an Enovana Green Cleaning franchise, using green cleaning products to deliver a more environmentally-friendly and healthier house cleaning experience. By Joe McCutcheon, CEO & Founder In late 2016, I attended “Springboard, A Special...
Shelly Sun, CFE, is the CEO and Co-Founder of BrightStar Franchising, LLC, a healthcare franchise system providing the full continuum of home care, child care, and medical staffing services. Shelly also serves as Chair of the International Franchise Association's Executive...
Darrell Johnson, CFE, is CEO of FRANdata, the franchise industry's source for objective information and analysis. During Darrell’s tenure with FRANdata, the company has become the premier franchise research and advisory firm in the US. He started with the company...
Blink launched its first clubs with a lofty vision – to create a gym whose culture and environment is accepting of all adults, not just for those who are fit enough for a gym. By Todd Magazine, President, Blink Fitness...
Gordon Logan is Founder and CEO of Sport Clips Haircuts, and serves as a member of the International Franchise Association’s Board of Directors. A Slam-Dunk Business Idea In the early 1990s, Gordon Logan recognized the huge potential and relative lack...
Jania Bailey, CFE is the CEO of FranNet, LLC, the industry’s most respected consultant/broker group guiding individuals to the franchise opportunities that are right for them. For more than 28 years FranNet has been helping individuals find their ideal franchise,...
Kids In Sports franchises teach kids aged 12 months to 12 years the fundamentals of a variety of sports, also emphasizing sportsmanship, teamwork, respect, and communication. Kay Ainsley, Managing Director, MSA Worldwide Tapping into the $5 billion youth sports industry...
JumpBunch brings sports and fitness classes to existing daycare, preschool and school-age classrooms. Since classes are held at the schools, this is a low-overhead, home-based business. By Thomas Bunchman, Founder of JumpBunch® Fitness Programs for Children Simply put, JumpBunch is...
Jerry Crawford, CFE, is President & CEO of Jani-King International, Inc., “The King of Clean,” and holds various officer and director positions of subsidiary and affiliated companies. Jerry also serves as a member of the IFA Board of Directors. “As...
Robert McDevitt, CFE, is Senior Vice-President, Domestic and International Franchise Development for Golden Corral®, and serves as a member of the International Franchise Association’s Board of Directors. The Beginnings of Golden Corral In 1971, James H. Maynard and William F....
In 1991, after suffering through what at the time was one of the most publicized disputes in franchising, Alphagraphics, the Tucson-based printing franchisor, entered into discussions with their franchisees to formulate a unified franchise agreement. Prior to 1991, Alphagraphics had...