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Franchise Interview:  Joe Gorrie, CEO of The Wee Chippy

Franchise Interview: Joe Gorrie, CEO of The Wee Chippy

 An opportunity came up to open a little food shack on Venice Beach, and I took it. It was less than 150 sq ft, so I knew I had to keep it really simple and do one thing well, and being from Scotland, fish & chips is our national dish. So what I’ve done is take...

Franchise Interview:  Mai Le & David Nguyen, CEO of MaiLash

Franchise Interview: Mai Le & David Nguyen, CEO of MaiLash

Mai had background in banking while, David had a background in 10 years of aerospace engineering. When Mai heard about eyelash extensions, she immediately got into the lashing industry due to the fast growing of demand for beauty. After 4 years of dedications and...

Franchise Interview: Emmet O’Brien, CEO of NoH20 Group

Franchise Interview: Emmet O’Brien, CEO of NoH20 Group

How did you get into the industry? From 2000 to 2009, I raced professionally — and successfully — in the FIA World Touring Car Championships and FIA European Touring Car Championships where I finished second in 2006. During this time, I represented and raced...

Al, Founder and CEO of Al’s Hot Chicken

Al, Founder and CEO of Al’s Hot Chicken

How did you get into the industry?  It all started years ago when I experimented with different recipes to improve the taste of fried chicken. After adding my improved Nashville style chicken to my restaurant’s menu, long lines started to form; It was then when I...

Franchise Interview: Bryan McDaniel, Founder and Owner of ezDownsizin

Franchise Interview: Bryan McDaniel, Founder and Owner of ezDownsizin

How did you get into the industry? I grew up in NE Ohio where my parents would occasionally go to the flea markets on weekends and sell items to supplement their income.  I became interested in the value of ‘second hand’ items and young age to make extra money.  I...

Franchise Interview: Gerald Green, President of RGX Rim Repair

Franchise Interview: Gerald Green, President of RGX Rim Repair

1. How did you get into the industry? RGX’s Vice President, Derek Mickler, was one of RGX’s first wheel repair technicians in 2004. The business started as a mobile service that repaired cosmetic damage on wheels for pre-owned car dealerships. As our company grew,...

Franchise Interview: Chad Biel, Owner & Founder

Franchise Interview: Chad Biel, Owner & Founder

How did you get into the industry? One of my first jobs was washing dishes. Then, I was given an opportunity to start cooking and I fell in love with it. I worked my way through the restaurant business working as a chef, manager, general manager, corporate trainer...