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To ensure success, brands must have someone in charge who will lead the organization through constant change and growth. Learn how franchise company CEOs are leading their brands to success through these revealing and in-depth profiles.

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Christina Russell chronicles her franchising journey to CEO of Radiance Holdings, parent of Sola Salon Studios & The Woodhouse Day Spa
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21 Female Fast Risers profiled in our "21 for '21" annual issue on women in franchising: Ariana Chernin, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, The Barre Code
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Office Evolution CEO Mark Hemmeter has focused the brand on providing franchisees and members with a safe, inspiring work space – and opened 13 locations in 2020
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WaveMax CEO Mike Roberts says the high-tech laundromat concept did well in 2020 and looks to “significant” growth in 2021
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Donatos Pizza CEO Tom Krouse says the brand has grown during the pandemic
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MassageLuxe CEO spells out how the brand plans to grow from 69 locations to 250 in the next 5 years
  • Kerry Pipes
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Home improvement brand Bloomin’ Blinds CEO Kelsey Stuart says the shift to WFH has helped his company thrive during the pandemic
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Checkers & Rally’s drive-thru-only model has kept the brand afloat - and growing - during Covid, says CEO Frances Allen
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Best Life Brands CEO JJ Sorrenti tells how his company’s 4 related senior care brands are navigating the pandemic 
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Donatos’ CEO Tom Krouse leads the family-owned brand into the future
  • Kerry Pipes
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The Junkluggers CEO and founder has created a truly sustainable business by recycling and selling the 'junk' they remove
  • Kerry Pipes
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Starting in the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, we asked franchise founders, CEOs, presidents, and COOs from different industries, sizes, and stages of growth how the coronavirus was affecting their brand.
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Kevin Bazner, CEO of A&W Restaurants, says the brand has fared very well during Covid-19, all things considered, with more than 90% of locations open
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Nick Friedman, CEO of College Hunks Hauling Junk & Moving, says now is the time to adapt and expand or enhance your business
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Jason Kapica, president of Dryer Vent Wizard, is thankful the company was acquired by Neighborly before Covid-19 arrived
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Brandon Solano, CEO of Rave Restaurant Group (Pizza Inn & Pie Five), is working on several fronts to keep his brands alive
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Christine Specht, CEO of Cousins Subs, is taking it one day at a time and says each day is one day closer to getting to the other side of Covid-19
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Scott Marr, CEO of Koala Insulation, says the emerging mobile concept has been able to ride the Covid-19 wave better than most 
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Christina Russell, CEO of Sola Salon Studios, is coping with 501 units shut by the end of March – and is wondering about the future of the 70 salons that were teed up to open in 2020 
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Shelly Sun, CEO and co-founder of BrightStar Care, has invested more than $2 million in PPE to protect her home care franchisees, staff, and clients across the U.S.
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Michael Browning, CEO and co-founder of Urban Air Adventure Parks, has closed all parks, but is keeping kids engaged with virtual birthday parties and personal phone calls
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Wade Brannon, CEO of Pigtails & Crewcuts, a children’s hair salon, is looking forward to reopening and reconnecting his stylists with their customers – kids and parents alike
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Meg Roberts, CEO of The Lash Lounge, is optimistic about the future of the brand, despite every salon shut down from Covid-19
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Susan Boresow, President of Title Boxing Club, is using social media innovations to keep customers engaged and active while all the clubs are closed during Covid-19
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Jonathan Barnett, CEO and founder of Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning, says franchisees have shifted to commercial carpet cleaning until Covid-19 subsides, when he expects a huge rebound in residential business
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Frances Allen, CEO of Checkers & Rally’s, says that thanks to the brand’s preponderance of drive-thrus, both are faring better than most
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Emerging fitness brand Jabz Boxing expands nationally from its beginnings in a Scottsdale warehouse in 2012.
  • Kerry Pipes
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We asked 7 franchise CEOs, "What is your role as CEO?"
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We asked 8 franchise CEOs, after all their many successes, if they had any regrets.
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Cruise Planners America, with more than 2,500 agents, was the idea of one woman, Michelle Fee.
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