It was at the end of the first Gulf War when franchising visionary and The Dwyer Group founder, Don Dwyer, had an inspirational idea: empower military veterans to get into business for themselves yet not by themselves. That vision grew into VetFran, a program designed to incentivize former veterans to become new franchise owners. Today, his daughter Dina Dwyer-Owens, CEO and Chairwoman of The Dwyer Group, has expanded that program to include more than 400 franchise brands across the country and is extending the vision again.
This time, however, she is pioneering a program designed to salute law enforcement officers and firefighters and to help our communityâ€™s heroes get into business for themselves through franchise incentives. Read more.