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 500 companies offer discounts to prospective vet franchisees.

Veterans in Franchising


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


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

VetFran Interview with Senator Martha McSally

September 3, 2019

About Senator McSallySenator Martha McSally proudly represents the people of Arizona in the United States Senate. She previously represented Arizona’s second congressional district for four years in the United States House of Representatives. Prior to serving in Congress, Senator McSally served 26 years in the U.S. Air Force, retiring in 2010…

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Home Helpers CEO Appears on Fox News for National Hire a Veteran Day

July 24, 2019

From Home Helpers ® : Home Helpers® is proud to actively support veterans in all facets of our business. Service, integrity and commitment are values shared by veterans, their families and Home helpers Home Care. Whether looking for care, employment or ownership of a franchise; veterans are an integral part in…

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Dina Dwyer-Owens and Mike Owens Pledge $250,000 Donation to VetFran, IFA Foundation

July 12, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jenna Weisbord, 310-995-0839 jweisbord@franchise.org @franchising411 WASHINGTON D.C., July 9, 2019 — Dina Dwyer-Owens, brand ambassador for Neighborly, a past chair of the International Franchise Association (IFA), and a past chair of the IFA’s VetFran Committee; and her husband Mike Owens have pledged $250,000 to the IFA Foundation…

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