Going into business for yourself, but not by  yourself requires leadership, tenacity and the ability to execute standard operating procedures. That's why veterans excel at it.

Veterans account for 14% of franchisees nationwide, and over 630 companies offer discounts to prospective vet franchisees.

Veterans in Franchising

WHY VETERANS ARE CHOOSING FRANCHISING

Franchise ownership means leading a team again, it means executing a blueprint for success, and it means a purpose and mission-driven career.

WHY FRANCHISORS NEED VETS

Franchisors find veterans outperforming and excelling at the leadership and tenacity required to run a small business, and they're looking for more of the same.

From Our Blog

Interview with Congresswoman and Military Spouse Cathy McMorris Rodgers

May 10, 2019

Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2004. Prior to Congress, Rep. McMorris Rodgers worked at an orchard, cleaned motel rooms, and worked at a McDonald’s franchise to save up for college. In 2006 she married her husband Brian Rodgers, a retired 26-year Commander…

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The Month of the Military Child Interview: IFA CEO Robert Cresanti

April 29, 2019

Jax: To start, why don’t you tell us about your father’s service, what branch was he? How long was he in? Where was he stationed during the duration of your childhood? Robert: My father was 18 years old and joined the Air Force in the early ’60s, served a two-year tour…

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CRESANTI: IFA MEMBERS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR THE HIRE VETS MEDALLION AWARD

April 10, 2019

The International Franchise Association (IFA) today encouraged its members to apply for the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) 2019 HIRE Vets Medallion Award.

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Upcoming Events

Executive Panel on Corporate Culture and Veterans

Feb 26, 2019 1:30PM—3:00PM

Mandalay Bay South Convention Center, Reef AB

National Veterans Hiring Campaigns: Lessons from the Private Equity World

Feb 25, 2019 9:00AM—10:30PM

Reef C - Mandalay Bay South Convention Center