Our Brands - Strategic Franchising Systems
Acquired by Linsalata Capital Partners in 2016
After 19 years of consistent growth and success with Home Helpers, along with being ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine as the #1 Senior Care Franchise five years in a row, Strategic Franchising decided it was time to seek outside capital and expertise to grow Home Helpers to even greater heights and launch an aggressive international expansion plan. The future of Home Helpers is in great hands. On February 4, 2016, Linsalata Capital Partners (LinCap), a Cleveland-based private equity firm, acquired a majority interest in H.H. Franchising Systems, Inc. (“Home Helpers”).
Home Helpers, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, is a leading franchisor of in-home care in the United States with a franchise network of individual owner operators serving more than 600 communities in 42 states. The Company is primarily focused on personal and companion care serving the senior market, but also provides in-home care services for new and expectant mothers, individuals undergoing rehabilitation, post-surgical patients, and individuals suffering from long-term disabilities. Additionally, the Company offers a suite of medical alert systems and personal emergency response systems through its Direct Link® brand that empower seniors to live independently. The Company will continue to be led by its accomplished management team including President and CEO, Emma Dickison, who possesses over 20 years of franchise leadership experience.
Ms. Dickison commented, “This is an exciting new chapter for Home Helpers, its employees and franchise owners. Partnering with Linsalata Capital will allow Home Helpers to continue to invest in our organization to support our franchise owners and provide compassionate in home care.” Jay Studdard, Managing Director of Linsalata Capital, said, “We are excited to be partnering with Emma Dickison and the entire Home Helpers management team to build on the success they have achieved and support the future growth of the company. Home Helpers presents a unique opportunity for Linsalata to build on its experience in the health care industry by investing in one of the leading home health care brands in the United States that is well positioned for significant growth.”
Fresh Coat Painters
Since our founding in 2004, Fresh Coat’s mission is precise – to provide our customers with quality painting, at an affordable price, and in a timely manner. Our proven business processes and systems teach you how to build an organization and grow a successful business. It’s not about being a painting contractor, it’s about access to a $31 billion dollar industry. Fresh Coat gives you a fantastic opportunity to build a successful, profitable business and to have the freedom, income and lifestyle you deserve. As a leader in our industry, we take the guess work out of starting and running your own business. With our turn key operation, Fresh Coat gives you the latest in state-of the art technology and knowledge to build a successful business with incredible potential from the convenience of your own home or small office. Visit Website
Since our founding in 2006, Caring Transitions has established a track-record of providing compassionate and professional solutions for senior relocation, downsizing, estate and online auction services in the United States. As a Caring Transitions owner, you can take control of your career. Tap into your passion by empowering families to focus on their loved ones and relieving their stress by offering these much needed and appreciated services. In return, you can enjoy the rewards of owning your own business AND helping others. At Caring Transitions, our home based system gives you the opportunity to own and operate a successful business in an industry that is expanding exponentially. Visit Website
The Growth Coach
The Growth Coach is the leader in business and sales coaching as well as one of the most affordable franchises in the industry. Change the direction of your life by taking control of your future. Utilize your skills, experience and passion to help others succeed and finally love what you do. The Growth Coach business model gives you the freedom and flexibility to tailor your business to suit the lifestyle you and your family deserve. There is no travel involved so you can run this business from the comfort of your home, with or without employees…the choice is yours! You will be a hero to business owners and their teams, helping them reach their potential and re-discover WHY they went into business in the first place. Visit Website
Exploding Senior and Busy Adult Markets! We’ve combined two great opportunities—house care for both the senior and growing busy adult markets. Now is the time to take advantage of this untapped industry! TruBlue provides a variety of house care services designed for each client’s needs and budget. TruBlue is perfectly positioned with a unique business model to serve a growing need. Multiple revenue streams, low start-up cost and low overhead make this a desirable opportunity for you to own a successful house care business, and build long-term wealth. Visit Website
Pet food is a $22 billion-dollar hot and growing industry and virtually recession proof. Pet Wants commands a lucrative niche in this booming industry and is the perfect business for pet lovers. Pet Wants provides its customers with the freshest, all-natural, top-quality pet food conveniently delivered right to their doors on a subscription basis. Pet Wants was originally founded in 2010 by Michele Hobbs as her pets’ allergies inspired her to create a better and healthier pet food. In early 2015, she wanted to scale her successful pet food business nationally to help improve the health and vitality of pets everywhere. To do so, Pet Wants joined forces with Franchise Funding Group and Strategic Franchising to launch a franchise system that immediately experienced the kind of rapid growth rarely seen. In less than a year, Pet Wants awarded more than 50 new franchise territories all across the U.S. Pet Wants offers two franchise models, a home-based delivery model as well as a retail store model that also provides delivery. Both models offer substantial profit potential and provide franchise owners with recurring monthly revenues. Pet Wants is a great opportunity to combine your passion for pets with a fun, fulfilling and financially rewarding business you can feel great about owning. Visit Website
The Dog Wizard
Dogs are a part of our families. Not surprisingly, a lot of people are looking for help when it comes to training both dogs and people in how to get along happily. The Dog Wizard is a rapidly growing franchise due to their success in finding a consistent system that brings dogs and their owners closer together through a better understanding of the needs and behavioral patterns of our canine friends. But it’s one thing to be a learn to be a dog wizard; it’s quite another to be able to show others how become one AND run a successful business with it! But that’s what team at Dog Wizards does every day. To learn more about how you can run a successful business strengthening the bonds between dogs and people, Visit the Website.
Franchise Funding Group
The Franchise Funding Group is dedicated to taking successful business owners and helping them expand into a national franchise system. We are investors and mentors, not consultants. Our mission is to add three to five exciting new brands every year to our present line of existing companies – making us the “go to place” for anyone with the desire and passion to own their own business. Our management team is second to none. We have developed, launched and managed dozens of businesses – with the last 30 years mainly focusing on franchising. Most of our franchise systems have been recognized as #1 in their industry and have collectively awarded thousands of franchises around the world.
In short, we help turn good businesses into great franchise systems and transform business owners into effective and successful franchisors. But unlike franchise consultants, we have real skin in the game as true investors and strategic partners. And we don’t charge upfront fees, far from that. For the select few, we provide the necessary funding, services, franchise marketing, lead generation, training, and on-going strategic guidance worth hundreds of thousands of dollars to the right entrepreneurs wishing to expand their businesses on a national scale. This is for the person looking to take their winning concept to the next level!