Exploring the Benefits of Franchising: Taking a Leap of Faith from Employee to Owner
For Tony and Holly Turkovic, going for broke in April 2022 meant cashing in their IRAs, emptying their savings — and even selling a beloved 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee. But the couple was taking a leap of faith to transition from employee to owner through franchising.
The Turkovics were inspired by the idea that they could create something bigger than themselves – an opportunity for success that would benefit both them and others. Franchising seemed like the perfect solution; it allowed them to own their own business without having to start from scratch or worry about creating a brand-new concept.
Franchise ownership has its risks but also provides support systems, such as training programs, marketing assistance, operational guidance, and access to resources like financing options or real estate advice—all designed with one goal: helping franchisees succeed. The Turkovics knew this kind of help would be invaluable as they navigated starting up on their own while learning how best to run it day-to-day operations of running a business.
With hard work, dedication, and some luck along the way, Tony and Holly’s dream is now a reality. They are proud owners of successful franchise operations, which allows them to pursue financial independence while providing jobs for other members community who share the same passion for building a better future together.Read more at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette