Franchise Fun: Bobbi Sullivan, Mr. Rooter

Passionate and deliberate is how Bobbi Sullivan describes herself. Sullivan, a Franchise Consultant for Dwyer Group, also describes herself as “saucy” (a nod to her Newfoundland friends). In Newfie speak, “saucy” best describes someone with attitude and tenacity. These attributes have served Sullivan well in her role of Franchise Consultant [read more…]

Franchise Fun: Jeff Cooke, Bark Busters

Bark Busters is the franchise for dog lovers, and makes having a dog more enjoyable, says Owner, President, and Master Trainer Jeff Cooke. According to Cooke, the fetching franchise solves behavioural issues that cause stress and frustration in our relationships with our dogs, using an in-home, customized, and highly-effective approach. [read more…]

Franchise Fun illustration featuring George Raios of MR. GREEK

Franchise Fun: George Raios, MR. GREEK

At MR. GREEK, the experience is key, and the franchise’s motto, “Because Life has to be Enjoyed,” certainly backs that up. George Raios, President & CEO, says MR. GREEK offers a comfortable, family-friendly space that provides healthy cooked-to-order meals, with a generous dose of classic Greek hospitality. Raios is big [read more…]

Caricature and franchise fun article featuring Hifa Maleki of Orangetheory Fitness

Franchise Fun: Orangetheory Fitness

December 19, 2017 Canadian Franchise Association

With more than 60 locations in Canada, and the #11 spot on’s 2017 Fastest Growing Franchises list, Orangetheory Fitness is taking the fitness world by storm. As the Vice President of Franchise Development & Operations, Hifa Maleki plays an active role in the success of the privately-owned fitness franchise, [read more…]

Caricature illustration of Michael Wong from Bento Sushi eating sushi while riding a wave

Franchise Fun: Michael Wong, Bento Sushi

As the National Director of Retail Operations for Bento Sushi, Canada’s largest sushi provider, Michael Wong has a lot on his plate. The quick service sushi provider operates nationally in both traditional and non-traditional locations, including grocery stores, universities and colleges, hospitals, and business service settings, and is making its [read more…]