The Assisting Hands® Home Care leadership team has over 25 years of experience in the health-care industry and business operations, including finance, marketing and home health franchising. Andrew Dahle started his career with Assisting Hands in 2010 at a local office in Nampa, Idaho. By Nancy E. Williams
Featuring authentic German food and an undeniably festive atmosphere, Hofbräuhaus of America has grown rapidly since launching in the U.S. and franchising in 2005. Well-known for its extensive list of Hofbräu beers, the restaurant is also famous for its Bavarian cuisine, offering Weisswürste sausages, freshly baked pretzels, perfectly breaded Schnitzel, and genuine Käsespätzle – homemade German noodles with Swiss cheese. By Jessica Jones
Franchise owner, Kevin Krull, has a special relationship with 1-800 WATER DAMAGE. He owns two territories in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the same city where the company’s headquarters is located. By Elice Morgenson
In the world of franchising, Fundraising University distinguishes itself by creating positive, long-lasting change in schools and communities. The company’s mission (and business model) revolves around outreach and impacting the lives of local young people nationwide. By Lizzy Yeserski
Each year, we reach out to you, our readers, and ask you to nominate a woman franchisor who has gone above and beyond her business’s expectations and has inspired you the most. This year, results left us awestruck. We had more nominations than ever before!
As CEO of Propelled Brands, the parent company of Fastsigns International, the largest sign and visual communications franchisor in North America – along with the recent acquisitions of NerdsToGo, My Salon Suite and Salon Plaza – Catherine Monson is responsible for overseeing the operations of over 950 independently owned and operated franchised businesses in nine countries. By Jessica Jones