Owner Profiles

  • Celebrating Women in Franchising
    Celebrating Women in Franchising Franchising is a vital gateway to entrepreneurship. The IFA’s Value of Franchising report revealed that 39% of women franchise owners say they would not own a business without franchising. Right now, woman make up about a third of franchise owners in the U.S., and that ... Read Post
  • EIGHT Authority Brands Owners Receive Franchisee of the Year Award
    EIGHT Authority Brands Owners Receive Franchisee of the Year Award We are excited to announce that multiple franchise owners from Authority Brands have been recognized at the IFA 2022 Annual Convention as an IFA Franchise Owner of the Year. The annual IFA major awards are held to celebrate and publicly acknowledge individuals who have ... Read Post
  • 2021 IFA Franchisee of the Year Tanya Lee
    2021 IFA Franchisee of the Year Tanya Lee Congratulations to Tanya Lee, owner of Woofie’s of Reston-Herdon, Virginia on her 2021 Franchisee of the Year award! Tanya was the very first Woofie’s franchise owner, and she’s making waves for the emerging brand. As a committed animal lover, Tanya takes Woofie’s role in ... Read Post
  • 2021 IFA Franchisee of the Year Amy Wise
    2021 IFA Franchisee of the Year Amy Wise Congratulations to Amy Wise, owner of DoodyCalls of Houston, Texas on her 2021 Franchisee of the Year award. Amy Wise and her husband, Kelly, opened their first DoodyCalls territory in Houston in 2006. Since opening, Amy's territory has consistently ranked in the top 5 ... Read Post
  • Converting to a Franchise
    Converting to a Franchise Scott Rohrer ​Benefiting his family business, Scott Rohrer made the decision to convert his business to Mister Sparky, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, and One Hour ​Heating & Air Conditioning franchise brands in 2003. His grandfather started the family business in 1959, and ... Read Post
  • Welcoming New Owners To Authority Brands: May 2021
    Welcoming New Owners To Authority Brands: May 2021 We’re growing! This month, we’re proud to welcome more new owners into the Authority Brands family. Whether they are entrepreneurs, trade professionals, or experienced business people, we’re excited to offer them our support and wish them the best of luck as they begin to ... Read Post