Territory: Cloverdale, Surrey, British Columbia
Years In Business: One year
I was attracted to franchising because the start-up support in a franchise model is invaluable – there’s nothing like a tried and tested business model.
How does your background qualify you for A Buyer’s Choice?
I’ve been in the print manufacturing industry for 25 years. I worked my way up starting in a quality control department for 15 years, which led to a technical role as a manager for quality assurance. Both my background and current work deal with clients and product quality deficiencies on a daily basis.
Why did you pick A Buyer’s Choice?
It’s a young, rapidly growing company. I liked the overall professional impression – everything from the presentation and uniform to the vehicle was top-notch. Also, the name is catchy! I had good vibes about it.
How does your community benefit from A Buyer’s Choice?
I love being able to help my neighbors and community make an informed decision about their homes. The sharing of home safety and maintenance knowledge is important.
What has been your biggest challenge?
My biggest challenge was sales-related – being able to sell my business and myself when I first started. No one is going to do it for you, but your hard work will pay off.
Can you share a word of wisdom for people looking into A Buyer’s Choice/franchising?
Research as much as you can and speak with current franchisees. ABCHI’s got a good game plan – it’s tested and proven.