November 2022 Issue

November 2022 Issue2022-10-31T11:11:00-04:00

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November 2022 Articles


Island Fin Poké: Spreading Aloha Across the U.S.

Impressed by the family culture ingrained in Island Fin Poké, Matthew Gustafson and his business partner opened their Spring, Texas, location in January 2021. While the co-owners have business backgrounds from their previous corporate lives, and Gustafson grew up in the restaurant industry, they both found the fast-casual concept refreshing and unique. By Brianna Bohn



HomeVestors: A Franchise With Heart

Sometimes, real estate companies are seen as sharks; they are aggressive toward other agents and ready to pounce on the next buyer to make a sale. When April Nealey, who has years of experience in the retail real estate market and owned a property management company, learned about HomeVestors® of America, Inc., she changed course and set out on a new journey. By Heidi Lubrani


Lapels Cleaners: Automation and Technology Maintain Maximum Efficiency

Long before opening his Lapels Cleaners in Nashville, Tennessee, Chris Cooley was an ambitious entrepreneur owning an insurance brokerage and working as a financial adviser. His two jobs kept him on the road more than he liked, and he decided to open his location hoping that it would enable him to stay closer to home. By Elice Morgenson


1-800 WATER DAMAGE: The Full Package

1-800 WATER DAMAGE provides complete restoration relating to water damage, mold infestation and fire and smoke destruction. As the demand for restoration services rises due to unpredictable violent weather events and deteriorating infrastructures, the restoration industry has grown to over $210 billion. By Nancy E. Williams


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