Robert Webre places great importance on self-defense training. After being bullied as a child, he was driven to martial arts to learn how to defend himself. A sixth-degree black belt in Taekwondo and a certified Krav Maga and a licensed firearms instructor, Webre has spent over 20 years sharing his knowledge of self-defense with scores of clients in his home-base of Houston. By Jessica Jones
Fastsigns Holdings Inc. announced it acquired GTN CAPITAL GROUP, LLC the parent company of NerdsToGo, an emerging IT services franchise brand. Fastsigns Holdings Inc. is the parent company of FASTSIGNS International. Inc., which is the franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise.
After dating his future wife Jennifer for only five months, Scott Martin knew she was his perfect match. So the Indiana-based Meineke owner did what any good franchisee would do: He invited her to attend the car-care company’s national corporate convention in Boca Raton, Florida, and dropped to one knee on the expo floor. By Jessica Jones
Ken Semler, president and CEO of Impresa Modular, answers questions about how he’s taking franchise owners to the forefront of the innovative modular home-building industry. By Rochelle Miller
Big O Tires welcomes their newest franchise owners, a father-and-son team who have just taken on not one but nine new locations. Ross and Sean Burton have acquired nine Colorado locations, becoming part of the retail tire empire that boasts more than 460 locations. By Rochelle Miller
With conclusion of a virtual 2020 Kitchen Tune-Up National Reunion, hundreds of participants, including franchisees and home office team members, returned to work. They were even more energized with ideas for providing a superior customer experience to meet a growing demand for affordable residential and commercial kitchen updates. By Nancy E. Williams
Michele Scott joined the U.S. Navy Reserve right after high school and served for eight years, which included a six-month deployment to Saudi Arabia during the Gulf War. After returning from active duty, Scott became a physical therapist. By Cindy Charette
This Veteran’s Day, 2020, BIGGBY COFFEE is giving a free hot brewed coffee up to 24 oz for all active duty and veterans at participating locations. They also unrolled an incredible opportunity for veterans by presenting their veterans half-off discount program to honor those who have served. By Rose Mango