Posts by Josh brown

Forming Your Business Timeline with Ashley Micchiche

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Ashley Micciche is the CEO of True North Retirement Advisors, an independent financial advisory firm managing $230 million in client assets, and located just outside of Portland, Oregon. It’s a family business, that she owns with her father. Ashley specializes in helping small business owners exit their business & retire with financial security by crafting…

Recruiting Multi-Unit Franchisees with Scott Nichols

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Floyd’s 99 Barbershop was established in 1999 by brothers Paul, Rob and Bill O’Brien on the principle that a good haircut should not come at a high cost. Driven by its client-first approach and authentic vibe that offers an alternative twist on an old school classic, Floyd’s 99 has thrived over the past two decades…

Creating a Fun and Infectious Concept with Andrew Diamond

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As the president of Angry Crab Shack franchise, Andrew Diamond heads up franchise sales and leads the support and operations teams for Franchise Owners. In addition to his role, he is also CFO and the owner-operator of multiple Angry Crab Shack corporate restaurants. For fun, Andrew co-hosts a weekly sports radio show NBC Sports Radio…

Crossing Over from Franchisee to Franchisor with John Ferracuti

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With over twenty-five years in franchising, John Ferracuti has a unique perspective on the industry. As an award-winning franchisee, successful Franchisee Recruiting Executive, Marketing Support Manager and Executive Leader of Bin There Dump That, he has sat successfully on both sides of the desk as franchisee and franchisor.   Key Takeaways: [0:18] Today’s episode of…

Starting a Franchise System from Scratch with Berekk Blackwell

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Berekk Blackwell is president of Daily Jam, a popular fast-casual brunch franchise that is growing fast out of Phoenix, AZ. Berekk is also VP of Due North Holdings, which operates and franchises retail brands across multiple industries. He was previously part of the Blackwell family-run Kahala Restaurant Franchising group, which oversaw brands including Cold Stone…