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Veterans in Franchising is a monthly publication produced by Franchising USA which is also a monthly consumer publication bringing you all the latest news, expert advice, and information from the world of franchising. Written with franchisees in mind, Franchising USA is a valuable read-before-you-buy resource for expert legal and financial advice, marketing and business information, as well as feature articles, and franchise profiles. Produced by CGB Publishing, a member of the IFA specializing in franchise publications, and with 30 years of experience in international publishing, Franchising USA is a must-have in your franchise research process.
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    www.franchisingusamagazine.com

    Veterans in FranchisingJULY 2016

    www.franchisingusamagazine.com

    academy leadersHiP

    Changed my life

    salUte the troops

    U.s. marine veteran wins 7-eleven FrancHise

  • SAME DRIVE.DIFFERENT BATTLEFIELD.

    Veterans interested in franchising can take their skills learned in the military to successfully own and develop small businesses. Learn more and support veterans in franchising at www.vetfran.com.

    TAKE THE NEXT STEP > VETFRAN.COM

    650 franchise companies participating

    151,000 veterans and their spouses found careers in the franchise industry

    5,100 veteran franchise owners

    OFFERING FINANCIAL SUPPORT, TRAINING & MENTORSHIP

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    Franchising USA

    V E T E R A N S I N F R A N C H I S I N g S U P P L E M E N TJ U LY 2 0 1 6

    Our Veterans in Franchising special supplement has become

    a regular feature of Franchising USA.

    TO SHARE YOUR STORY in the next issue, please contact

    Vikki Bradbury, Publisher

    Phone: 778 426 2446

    Email: [email protected]

    ContentsFranchisee in Action52 Academy Leadership

    62 sweetFrog Frozen Yogurt

    On the CoverJEAN CETOUTE - 7-ELEVEN

    Cover Story50 U.S. Marine Veteran Wins 7-Eleven Franchise

    Franchisor in Depth 54 REDRHINO Flooring

    58 CruiseOne / Dream Vacations

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    cover Stor y - 7-Eleven

    U.S. Marine corps veteran Jean cetoute will be able to franchise any 7-Eleven store in the United States after winning the oPERATIoN: Take command competition.

    Cetoute, who currently lives in North Carolina, with his wife Tiegst Cetoute will receive a waiver of the franchise fee, which is valued at up to $190,000. He hopes to franchise a store near his family in New York state.Cetoute was one of three finalists flown in

    to interview with the companys president and CEO, Joe DePinto, at the 7-Eleven home office in Texas.

    I want to congratulate Jean, and thank all the veterans who entered. We are

    grateful for all our military veterans who selflessly give so much for our country,

    DePinto said. OPERATION: Take Command allows 7-Eleven to recognize and salute them. 7-Eleven is also a winner, as is any company that chooses to work alongside these men and women who have demonstrated the leadership skills, team approach and core values to succeed.Cetoute immigrated from Haiti and served in the U.S. Marines for 20 years, exiting as the Chief of Utilities. His military

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    we need to keep 7-Eleven a leading franchisor. Thats why weve offered special military incentives over the years. 7-Eleven has been recognized for its veteran-hiring practices and support of military families and was named among Top Military Friendly Employers for 2016 by Victory Media and its G.I. Jobs magazine. The retailer also has supported military-assistance organizations including Hire Heroes USA, the USO, Reserve Aid, Warrior Gateway and Operation Mend. The company has military veterans serving in every level from top management to field staff to store sales

    associates. Nineteen of the veterans that have franchised with 7-Eleven own more than one store, and one currently operates five locations.

    7-Eleven, Inc. is the premier name and largest chain in the convenience retailing industry. Based in Irving, Texas, 7-Eleven operates, franchises and licenses more than 10,700 7-Eleven stores in North America. Globally, approximately 59,500 7 Eleven stores serve customers in 17 countries. Find out more online at www.7-Eleven.com. If youre a military veteran and are interested in learning more about what its like to franchise with the worlds first convenience store, www.franchise.7-Eleven.com

    background also includes two deployments to Okinawa, Japan he retired in 2014. Since retiring, he has been working as an independent real estate agent. He has a business degree from the University of Maryland. Jean Cetoute knows that good character and humility can achieve great things. Winning a 7-Eleven franchise is a tremendous opportunity for my family, Cetoute said. I get to have a second career and be a part of an internationally known

    brand. I spent 20 years in the military, and now, with 7-Eleven, I can become a contributing member of a civilian community.Last year, Salil Gautam, a U.S. Army veteran from Chesapeake, was one of the three first-place winners. He now

    operates the 7-Eleven in the Campostella neighborhood of Norfolk.Veterans have proven themselves as focused, hardworking and loyal franchise partners. They have the skills and attitudes

    Winning a 7-Eleven franchise is a

    tremendous opportunity for my family. I get to

    have a second career and be a part of an

    internationally known brand. I spent 20 years in the military, and now,

    with 7-Eleven, I can become a contributing

    member of a civilian community. - Jean cetoute

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    Academy leadership

    As a West Point graduate (USMA 1978), leadership was always a subject near and dear to my heart.After service as a Captain in the Army, my primary profession was as a retained executive recruiter. My job was to build leadership teams by finding leaders that

    made an immediate positive impact on a clients organization. In the civilian world I saw leadership explained and extolled in a myriad of ways. Some courses came close, others fell deficient. That was until I attended

    the Academy Leaderships three-day Leadership Boot Camp Experience (now evolved into a new course --- the Leadership Excellence Course) in August of 2009. I was so impressed with the structure and message of the course, built around the Navys definition of Leadership- Know

    yourself, Know your People, Know your Stuff, that I knew I had to a part of this team.

    aCademy leadership Changed my life

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    understand investing in leadership training is the difference maker and the margin of excellence that enables them to compete in the global and local market. They know that Leaders get results. I also have a cadre of faithful graduates that have followed me on to complete The Advanced Leadership Course. Facilitating this course has been personally and professionally rewarding. Knowing that I have been able to motivate and inspire new generation of Leaders and are making a real difference in my client companies is something I will always cherish.The camaraderie of the veterans involved in Academy Leadership is special as well. I have never felt so much mutual respect, so much mutual support and complete honesty and integrity from everyone associated with this company. We are truly brothers and sisters in arms committed to changing individuals, organizations, and perhaps the world --- one leader at a time.

    The day I joined Academy Leadership changed my life and met those aspirations I have had regarding promoting leadership development since the day I graduated from West Point.For more information about the Academy Leadership franchise please visit www.veteransbusinessservices.us/product-item/academy-leadership/

    aCademy leadership Changed my life

    After the course, I met with Dennis Haley, (USNA 1967) and asked if he needed a new franchisee in Chicago, and if so, I was his man. The deal was done and I have been part of this growing company ever since.From the start I believed that that my Executive Search practice would always be my bread and butter. That couldnt have been father from the truth. With diligence, I offered this life changing course to business clients and through our affiliation

    with the Project Management Institute which has awarded the course a very sought after 36 Project Development Units (PDUs). I found a great need and even a thirst for Leadership in all endeavors---public, private, and not-for profit. Some

    clients found a way to pay for the course even though it was not budgeted. That need is as true today as its ever been. The potential with Academy Leadership is limitless. My Academy Leadership business has grown six-fold since my first full year in 2010. I have established

    major Clients such as Abbott Laboratories and Siemens Energy but also have a core of smaller emerging companies that

    The Advanced leadership course re-energized me to fight the status quo and do the right

    things at work...and to encourage others to do the sameThis course has take-away tools,

    post-course work, and on-going coaching and support that help you implement what you learned. - Tammy Meyer, Advanced leadership graduate

    I have been managing at one level or another for 20 years, and thought I knew all I needed to

    know to lead a team. I learned that just because my department is successful, that doesnt mean

    that I am as good a leader as I can beI am very grateful that I have experienced this course and have been reminded of what it means to be

    a leader. - Gary P. Pecor, Advanced leadership graduate

    Jim Nalepa

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    redrhino: THE EPoxY FlooRING coMPANY

    What makes a successful franchisee? What are you looking for in a franchisee?

    REDRHINO has high expectations. If you are not somebody who is used to high expectations, then you probably wont be too comfortable. We ask a lot of our franchisees, and want someone who is fully committed to the model, as well as the brand.The franchisee has to have the ability to consistently follow a program day in and day out. We have a very specific process

    for sales and national management, and

    need each partner to follow this process in order to be successful.We are also looking for individuals who can be simultaneously both intensely competitive and intensely cooperative. The individual has the drive to build a booming business, but is a team-player at the same time by putting the brand first.

    They can see the big picture and recognize when something will help the brand, and seek opportunities to do so.

    What is your biggest challenge in your role as president and cEo?My biggest challenge, my most important challenge is recruiting, training, and Michael D. Kenealy President and CEO

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    redrhino: THE EPoxY FlooRING coMPANY

    retaining top talent, whether corporate associates or franchisees. We need the best of the best to reach our goals as an organization, and finding the right people

    is key. Finally, and maybe I should have addressed this first, it is the ability to

    surround myself with a great team. In the Corporate office, I am constantly

    busy with a million tasks day in and day out. I need a team I can depend on to get everything done, but also look for ways to improve what is being done.

    How are you able to do that?Well, for franchisees, its relatively easy. We have created a business model that

    our ever-evolving focus on technology has pushed us ahead of our competition for a variety

    of reasons.

    provides for an incredible return on investment. We work to partner with our franchisees and work to ensure their success. This partnership allows them to be successful and get the support they need, and also keeps the corporate office

    in touch with what is going on across the organization.With corporate associates, it is a bit more difficult. Careers should be

    transformative meaning the associate may start in one position, but sees other things that need to be done and is able to morph into another position. This gives the associate control over their career, and the ability to find their strength within

    the office. This also makes our corporate

    associates work well as a team. With no hard lines between positions, it allows everyone to cooperate and work together.At the end of the day, each individual, whether franchisee or associate, are ultimately in control of their professional future. The best that we can do is to create a tapestry that allows their success. We work to improve this tapestry every day.

    Why this industry?I found myself stuck in the Corporate world (I was with Perot Systems), and was looking for something more in my career. As I am not a lawyer or accountant or a coder, I asked myself, What do I do? I found there was an immense amount of opportunity in this industry, and a low barrier to entry, so I decided to give it a shot. I found that the Return on Investment is extremely high, and began to build a business model that could be easily duplicated. Even though it is a multi-billion-dollar industry, I found that it is very fragmented. With only a few big nationwide players, I realized with organization and drive I could climb my way to the top. This became, and continues to be, my motivation.

    Has your strategy evolved over time?I have found the importance of consistent training both in the corporate office, as

    well as with the franchisees. Without training, the organization as a whole lacks direction and unified knowledge. Having

    everyone on the same page, and trained in the same way allows for unity and camaraderie between everyone involved. Training also keeps our knowledge up to date, and aware of the most current technological advances in our industry.With the evolution of Social Media and websites like Yelp, we have found that

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    REDRHINo

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    Customer Service is extremely important. We are sure that each and every client walks away from REDRHINO satisfied.

    As the majority of our business is repeat and referral, having a reputation for putting the customer first helps us retain

    clients and gain new business.Our first approach to a franchise model

    was to have multiple in each state. However, we have found a much higher rate of success by onboarding fewer franchisees with larger territories. This keeps our team closer, and shows the franchisees a higher rate of success. This also allows us to be specific in what we

    want in a franchisee. We are looking for the right people to build our business, and value quality over quantity.

    Where do you see your future growth coming from?We have recently moved into polished concrete. With our industrial footprint,

    we are able to move into this area very aggressively. We have partnered with a national provider of polishing equipment and accessories, and have received more training, stronger brand recognition and increased customer service with this partnership. As we grow, nationwide recognition will become very important and we see this as being a major catalyst for future opportunities.

    What are some of REDRHINos strategic advantages?We have built an incredible leadership team to guide the organization around the clock. We have found strong corporate associate and regional partners in our years of being in business, and it has been no accident. We are proud of the people we have with us today and see this as a huge advantage in the industry. REDRHINO believes in hiring character, and training skills. We always focus on the

    fit of the associate, knowing we can train

    them to get the job done. Our focus on a strong team has never wavered, and this is keeping us ahead.Our ever-evolving focus on technology has pushed us ahead of our competition for a variety of reasons. By using programs and recognizing the positive effect of technology in the construction world, we are able to track our sales, keep in touch with our clients and create intensive data reports to see what is working. With this comprehensive reporting we have been able to constantly adjust our strategy in sales, marketing and management to streamline our process and be the best we can. Facebook: www.facebook.com/REDRHI

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    With the evolution of Social Media and websites like Yelp, we have found that customer

    Service is extremely important. We are sure that each and every client walks away from

    REDRHINo satisfied.

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    cruiseone / Dream vacat ions

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    According to the American council on Education, approximately 1.5 million service members will be transitioning out of the military in the next three to five years and will be seeking employment opportunities.

    military veterans Can begin next toUr

    of dUty as travel franChise owner

    Owning a home-based franchise provides veterans flexibility to maximize family

    time while earning a living. For the fifth year in a row, home-based

    travel franchise CruiseOne / Dream Vacations will be hosting its annual Operation Vetrepreneur: Become Your Own General contest, which has given away $250,000 in franchise opportunities to 20 military veterans since inception. Military veterans interested in an adventure with a new career selling all types travel experiences from the comfort of their home can enter the contest through Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. Franchising is an appealing career move for military veterans who have been out of service for many years and for those who have recently transitioned because of their leadership skills, the system-based model, ongoing training opportunities and familial atmosphere, said Tim Courtney, vice president of franchise development and ambassador of veteran affairs for CruiseOne / Dream Vacations. The CruiseOne / Dream Vacations franchise contest is open to former

    FIFTH ANNUAl cRUISEoNE / DREAM vAcATIoNS oPERATIoN vETREPRENEUR: BEcoME YoUR oWN GENERAl coNTEST DEPloYED oN MEMoRIAl DAY

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    members of any of the five branches of

    the U.S. military (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard) who are retired, off active duty and/or honorably discharged prior to the contest start date. To participate, candidates must complete an online entry form by Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. The form and all contest details can be found at www.OperationVetrepreneur.com or on the CruiseOne / Dream Vacations Facebook page, www.Facebook.com/DreamVacationsFranchise. Candidates will participate in three rounds of judging. First, they will participate in a phone interview with a CruiseOne / Dream Vacations franchise development specialist. Semi-finalists will be required

    to submit a franchise application, business plan, video and resume, all of which will be scored by the CruiseOne / Dream Vacations executive team. Final candidates will be invited to participate in follow-up phone interviews before winners are selected. Five winners will be notified in September

    2016. Each grand prize is valued at $12,700 and includes a complimentary CruiseOne / Dream Vacations franchise with a waived $9,800 initial start-up fee and monthly service fees. The new recruits will report for active duty in November, when they participate in a weeklong franchise training boot camp at the CruiseOne / Dream Vacations state-of-the-art world headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Winners will be reimbursed up to $500 for their travel and provided with complimentary accommodations during the training program. Once training is completed, winners will be armed with all the tools

    and knowledge they need to begin their dream business creating dream vacations. Military veterans are such an important member of society that we are honored to have the opportunity to ease their transition to civilian life and make their business dreams become a reality, said Debbie Fiorino, senior vice president of CruiseOne / Dream Vacations. Plus, they have the option to select and operate as a brand that reflects what they truly want to

    sell. A member of the International Franchise Associations (IFA) VetFran initiative, CruiseOne / Dream Vacations is committed to giving back to the military

    Military veterans are such an important member of society that we are honored to have the

    opportunity to ease their transition to civilian life and make their business dreams become a

    reality. - Debbie Fiorino

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    cruiseone / Dream vacat ions

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    community and offers many incentive programs including a 20 percent discount off the franchise fee and additional discounts for hiring former members of the U.S. military or active-duty military spouses as associates. More than 30 percent of the home-based travel franchise system are military veterans or active-duty spouses. Consistently recognized by leading industry publications as a military-friendly franchise, CruiseOne / Dream Vacations accolades include a number one ranking the past two years in a row by Military Times in its Best for Vets: Franchises list, inclusion on G.I. Jobs annual Hot

    Franchises for Veterans the past six years and recognition by MSC Cruises in its first-ever Seaside Salute Award. Additional

    accolades include being named Top 10 Military Friendly Franchise by Forbes, Top Veteran-Friendly Franchise by Entrepreneur and U.S. Veterans magazines and inclusion on USA Todays 50 Top Franchises for Military Veterans. I love being a travel specialist with CruiseOne / Dream Vacations because of their strong commitment to the travel industry, and their never ending support to the agents, regardless if it is your first day or you have been with them

    for a decade, said Army Veteran and

    Franchise Owner Mattie Johnson. Most importantly, CruiseOne / Dream Vacations honors veterans on a level which changes livesmine has definitely changed for the

    better as a 2015 Operation Vetrepreneur honoree.CruiseOne / Dream Vacations is committed to being Rich in Diversity and empowers all owners, agents and employees to reach their highest potential by leveraging their broad range of talent, experiences, personalities, viewpoints and ideas to generate business growth.Military veterans with a passion for travel and entrepreneurism who are interested in opening a CruiseOne / Dream Vacations travel franchise, please visit www.OperationVetrepreneur.com or call 888-249-8235.

    About cruiseone / Dream vacations In operation since 1992, the home-based travel franchise CruiseOne is ranked in the top three percent of all franchises worldwide and is a member of the International Franchise Association; Dream Vacations was launched in April 2016. As part of World Travel Holdings, CruiseOne / Dream Vacations franchisees are able to offer their customers the lowest possible pricing on vacations with its 100 percent Best Price and Satisfaction Guarantee. CruiseOne has received partner of the year, a top-ranking status, by all the major cruise lines including Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Carnival Cruise Lines. For more information on CruiseOne / Dream Vacations, visit www.DreamVacationsFranchise.com. Like CruiseOne / Dream Vacations on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DreamVacationsFranchise, and follow us on Twitter at @Dream_Franchise

    Begins May 30, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. ET and ends September 1, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Void where prohibited by law. Must be 18 or older at the start of the Contest, have a computer and internet connection, be a legal resident of the US or DC and a former member in good standing of one of the five branches of the U.S. military who is retired, off active duty and/or was honorably discharged prior to the start date of the Contest. If selected as winners, Contestants must commit to a 5-year CruiseOne home-based franchise, which requires attendance at a 6-day New Franchisee Training Class in Ft Lauderdale, FL and a starting investment capital (for more information, go to www.cruiseonefranchise.com or call 888-441-2542). Only one (1) submission per contestant. To enter, complete the online entry form available on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/cruiseonefranchise) or on our website (www.operationvetrepreneur.com). If qualified and selected to move to the next round after a phone interview, Semi-Finalists must submit a rsum, CruiseOne franchise application and 1,200 words-2,200 words business plan. Submissions must comply with the Submission Guidelines in the Official Rules. Only complete, valid submissions will be accepted. Sponsored by CruiseOne, Inc., 1201 W. Cypress Creek Rd. Ste. 100, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309. See [www.OperationVetrepreneur.com] for complete Rules and details.

    Franchising is an appealing career move for military veterans who have been out of service

    for many years and for those who have recently transitioned because of their leadership skills,

    the system-based model, ongoing training opportunities and familial atmosphere.

    - Tim courtney

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    sweetfrog shares veteran sUCCess storiesin honor of military appreciation month

    SWEETFRoG FRoZEN YoGURT SAlUTES THE TRooPS WITH DEAlS, AWARENESSPRoGRAM.

    vETERAN PARRISH THIBAUlT SHARES WHY SWEETFRoG WAS THE PERFEcT FIT FoR HIM.

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    Widely recognized as an avid supporter of the military, sweetFrog consistently goes above and beyond the call of duty to ensure active and retired military personnel are honored as customers and franchise prospects.

    sweetFrog Raising the Bar on veteran Franchise ProgramsEach year, franchise companies across the country take time to honor service members during Mays Military Appreciation Month, and sweetFrog is no exception. Military personnel were invited to enjoy Military Mondays each Monday in May of this year receiving 15 percent off of all in-store purchases at sweetFrog locations across the country. Additionally, any active or retired military men and women interested in buying a sweetFrog franchise were offered $15,000 off their franchise fee throughout the month of May double the offer that veteran franchise prospects receive throughout the year.However, military service members dont need to wait until May 2017 to feel the love at sweetFrog. In addition to the military discount on franchise location purchases, sweetFrog has recently launched a Veterans Awareness Program. The Veterans Awareness Program serves to educate veterans on franchise ownership and career opportunities in franchising. Starting this summer, the sweetFrog team will travel the country to host seminars on military basis to give our nations heroes

    tips and insights on what is required to start a franchise or launch a new career in franchising.Owning a sweetFrog franchise location is an ideal career choice for military veterans. Franchise ownership allows veterans to maintain independence as business owners, while still enjoying a sense of stability through the inherent support structures within franchise organizations. Franchises, such as sweetFrog, give new owners the tools they need to succeed and set veterans up for the business opportunity of a lifetime.

    Shemar Pucel Born to Support Americas HeroesActive service members, veterans and even military family members have all thrived as sweetFrog franchise owners and executives. Such is the case with Shemar Pucel, manager of franchise marketing and development for sweetFrog. Pucels mother, uncle and grandfather all served in the US military. Pucel grew up surrounded by military personnel and is now engaged to an Air Force service member. So its no surprise Pucel is very passionate about honoring American service members, both active and retired.

    Known for its capable leadership and process-focused business model, sweetFrog has a

    structure that is familiar and reassuring to military veterans.

    sweetFrog mascots Scoop and Cookie salute Americas Heroes.

    sweetFrogs Shemar Pucel shows her commitment to veterans.

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    Pucel is one of the key sweetFrog team members who worked tirelessly to establish a Veterans Awareness Program. This will be the second time Pucel has launched an educational program on behalf of a franchise brand thats specifically tailored for military personal

    and emphasizes the many benefits of

    launching a franchise or working as part of the franchising community. She hopes to inspire more military men and women to capitalize on the franchise business model just like Parrish Thibault, a newly signed, South Carolina-based sweetFrog franchise owner.

    Parrish Thibault Fully Relying on God with sweetFrog FranchiseLike Pucel, new franchise owner, Parrish Thibault, is a sweetFrog veteran success story. Thibault was just starting his marine academy training in Long Island when he personally witnessed the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. He was one of many passionate patriots who

    was inspired by the days events to make the commitment to join the army and quickly join the fight. Thibault volunteered to go to Iraq in 2006 for 14 months and he returned to the Middle East in 2012, serving on the ground in Afghanistan. Similar to Pucel, Thibault grew up with strong ties to the United States Armed Forces as his grandfather served in the Army and his father served in the Navy.After spending several years doing careful research on various franchise companies, including growth rates and ROI, Thibault is now the proud owner of a sweetFrog franchise location. He recently closed on his first sweetFrog location on April 29, 2016. He says he decided on sweetFrog because of the growth potential and the brands Christian Fully Rely on God culture built right into the name sweetFrog. He has plans to open several more sweetFrog locations in the coming years. Thibault is confident he will succeed as a sweetFrog franchise owner because he sees the franchise operation as a continuation of the ethics, both

    professional and personal, he learned from his time in the military. In order to achieve success, he believes any franchise owner must work hard, persevere in the face of hardships, and always strive be an efficient

    and reliable leader for his or her team. As the leading national frozen yogurt franchise, sweetFrog is the ideal franchise for military service members. Known for its capable leadership and process-focused business model, sweetFrog has a structure that is familiar and reassuring to military veterans. Additionally, community is a central pillar to sweetFrogs operation, which naturally appeals to men and women who have served our country. And of course, loyalty and support plays a crucial role in sweetFrogs day-to-day operations. The company stands behind their franchisees and gives them every possible tool needed to succeed. With a shared mutual trust, spiritual faith and incredible work ethic, sweetFrogs executive team and franchisees, including veteran owners, make an unbeatable team.www.sweetfrog.com

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    Active service members, veterans and even military family members have all thrived as

    sweetFrog franchise owners and executives.

    The sweetFrog team showing off their new mobile unit outside of the Fox and Friends studios.

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