Franchise Masters Podcast

with Dru Carpenito

Imagine having access to people who have used franchising to create more freedom and opportunity in their lives. Now, imagine talking to them in an honest and raw way, learning their secrets to success. That’s what the Franchise Masters podcast delivers.

Whether you’re a first-time business owner who’s curious whether or not there’s a franchise out there that’s the right fit. Or, maybe you’re a current franchise owner looking to scale your franchise to next the next level. In either case, you’re going to get actionable insights from real people using franchising to create something special.

Scaling A Mobile Dog Grooming Franchise To 24 Vans With Mathis Young

Scaling A Mobile Dog Grooming Franchise To 24 Vans With Mathis Young

  Mathis Young left the banking world in 2008 to launch his Aussie Pet Mobile franchise. He had no experience grooming dogs. He didn’t know the financial crisis was about to paralyze the world’s banking system and economy. But he didn’t really care. Perseverance and ambition pushed him forward. Today, ...
From Corporate World To Multi-Unit KidStrong Franchise Owners

From Corporate World To Multi-Unit KidStrong Franchise Owners

  Jasmine and Xan Carr got an early look at KidStrong before it skyrocketed and sold 400 units. Interestingly, when they heard about it, the KidStrong business model was being prototyped and hadn’t been franchised yet. They knew it was unique and special. When KidStrong began expanding through franchising, ...
The Power Of Masterminds: From CEO To Vistage Chair With Kurt Graves

The Power Of Masterminds: From CEO To Vistage Chair With Kurt Graves

  Masterminds are the rocket fuel for entrepreneurial success. Welcome to an enlightening exploration of the dynamic world of mastermind groups, where we uncover the extraordinary potential they hold for catapulting your entrepreneurial journey to unparalleled heights. In this episode, we are privileged to ...
Scaling A Multi-Unit Empire Across Multiple States With Jay Palmer

Scaling A Multi-Unit Empire Across Multiple States With Jay Palmer

  Jay Palmer is a 14-unit franchisee of Floyd’s 99 Barbershop with locations across multiple non-contiguous states. During this episode, Jay takes us through his journey of how a chance encounter on a bike in Colorado led him to become a franchisee in 2006. Right now, he runs a multi-unit-multi-state ...
How Hyper Wellness Led To Hyper Franchise Growth With Jim Donnelly

How Hyper Wellness Led To Hyper Franchise Growth With Jim Donnelly

  Jim Donnelly, founder of Restore Hyper Wellness, shares his entrepreneurial journey and the story behind creating and leading one of the fastest-growing franchises in the country. If you want to feel better, go visit a Restore near you! --- Listen to the podcast here   How Hyper Wellness ...
How To Find The Right Location For Your Franchise With Joe Dougherty

How To Find The Right Location For Your Franchise With Joe Dougherty

  Navigating through the site selection process to find the right location and negotiating with landlords to get the best lease terms for a franchise is critical in setting your business up for success. In this episode, the expert on retail real estate shares his trade tips. Joe Dougherty has spent over a decade ...
How To Scale A Franchise To 30 Units Using A Roll-Up Strategy With Brian Beers

How To Scale A Franchise To 30 Units Using A Roll-Up Strategy With Brian Beers

The best way to grow and franchise your brand is to use the roll-up strategy. You roll everything up, acquire new locations by making deals, and you plug-and-play. You're combining smaller companies in the same industry under one roof. You're cutting down on costs and increasing revenues. That's the beauty of ...
How To Buy An Existing Franchise

How To Buy An Existing Franchise

  From banking executive to successful multi-brand franchise owner, Tony Cortina walks us through how he made the transition from the corporate world into full-time entrepreneurship by purchasing multiple existing franchise sales. Tony started his entrepreneurial journey by acquiring a Cleaning Authority ...
How To Fund A Franchise With Shirley Kefgen

How To Fund A Franchise With Shirley Kefgen

Having funding is a critical factor in starting any business. So, how do you fund a franchise? Here to help you out is Shirley Kefgen, Director of Business Development at FranFund and one of the top franchise funding consultants in the country. In this episode, she walks us through the various ways to fund a ...