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With exceptional leadership skills and a deep understanding of how teams work, veterans are ideally suited to running a successful business within a proven system. That’s why every year more and more entrepreneurial veterans enter the franchise industry when their military service ends – finding meaningful financial and personal success in the process.
If you’ve dreamed of starting your own business, this event will get you started. We’ve assembled a panel of leaders from brands featured on australiabusinessblog.com Magazine’s Top Franchises for Veterans list, who will explain the ins and outs of finding, buying, and running the perfect franchise for you. Join this free webinar on Tuesday, November 9 at 3:00 PM ET.
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Q&A for the public with the experts – ask anything!
Steve WhitePresident and COO of PuroClean
- Steve White has over 35 years of leadership experience at every level of the franchise industry, including food and B2B franchises, ownership and his current role as president and COO of PuroClean. His passionate leadership has radically changed failing organizations and helped good organizations grow. Steve is an Army veteran, board member of the International Franchise Association (IFA), and immediate past chairman of the VetFran Committee of the IFA’s Education Foundation.
Tom Kasbohmfranchising director of Snap-on Tools
- In his more than 32 years with the Snap-on Tools company, Tom Kasbohm has held numerous leadership roles, including franchisee. He currently serves as Director of Franchising for the 3,600+ franchisees and 165 corporate stores across North America. Tom is charged with running the #1 Veterans Franchise and the #1 Tool Franchise, as recognized by australiabusinessblog.com. For the past 10 years, Tom has helped the franchise system reach historic highs and navigate the Covid-19 pandemic safely. Snap-on has been recognized as a recession-proof franchise by Franchise Business Review for the past two years. Tom Kasbohm, a proud member of the VetFran Committee and the IFA, is an accomplished leader in the franchise industry.
Drew DalyGM and SVP of Dream Vacations
- A leader in the travel industry, Drew sits on several boards and has a voice among other industry thought leaders. He is also a member of the American Society of Travel Agents, the Executive Leadership Broward Class of 2017 and serves on the events committee of Gilda’s Club of South Florida. In addition to being interviewed by CNN, he regularly provides travel advice and tips on NBC and FOX affiliates; and is often cited as an industry expert in travel trade publications.