Home Helpers CEO Receives Prestigious Franchising Award
Emma Dickison Named 2019 Crystal Compass Honoree at IFA2019
February 25, 2019 // Franchising.com // LAS VEGAS - Emma Dickison, CEO and President of Home Helpers® Home Care, has received the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) 2019 Crystal Compass, recognizing outstanding leadership in the franchising industry. The Crystal Compass is presented by the IFA’s Women’s Franchise Committee each year during the Association’s annual leadership meeting. This year’s event, IFA2019, is being held in Las Vegas February 24 - 27.
Each year, IFA’s Women’s Franchise Committee selects one individual in the franchise community who has exemplified the organization’s ideals of leadership and community involvement. To be considered for the Crystal Compass, professionals must have demonstrated significant contributions to their own organizations as well as to the franchising industry and the communities they serve.
Dickison has been president of Cincinnati-based Home Helpers Home Care since 2008. She was named CEO with the company’s acquisition by Linsalata Capital Partners (LinCap) in February 2016.
With more than 25 years’ experience in franchise leadership, she played a role in building two of the industry’s most iconic franchise brands. While at Blockbuster during the company’s heyday, Dickison saw the brand grow from 150 stores to 8,800 worldwide. She also helped fuel similar growth at Sylvan Learning Center. She’s a Certified Franchise Executive, Certified Senior Advisor, co-chair of the Southwest Ohio
Women’s Franchise Chapter, a Board of Director with the Home Care Association of America, a former board member of the Women’s Franchise and Distribution Forum, and an active affiliate of the International Franchise Association.
About Home Helpers Home Care
Since1997, Home Helpers® Home Care has provided exceptional in-home care to seniors and others. With independently owned and operated offices in more than 1,000 communities across the United States, we are committed to supporting the dignity and independence of the families we serve. Learn more at HomeHelpersHomeCare.com. Home Helpers is committed to recruiting veterans and service family members as owners, managers, administrators and at all levels in our network. Learn more athomehelpershomecare.com/military.
About the International Franchise Association
Celebrating 58 years of excellence, education and advocacy, the International Franchise Association is the world's oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide. IFA works through its government relations and public policy, media relations and educational programs to protect, enhance and promote franchising and the more than 733,000 franchise establishments that support nearly 7.6 million direct jobs, $674.3 billion of economic output for the U.S. economy and 2.5 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). IFA members include franchise companies in over 300 different business format categories, individual franchisees and companies that support the industry in marketing, law, technology and business development.
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