Franchise Businesses Pledge to Invest Tax Savings

To demonstrate the positive impacts of the recently passed tax reform bill, IFA and the Franchise Action Network are compiling names of franchise brands and individual owners around the country who have pledged to reinvest and grow their businesses, thanks to the beneficial changes to the tax code. 

 

President Donald Trump delivers remarks on tax cuts for American workers April 12 in the Rose Garden at the White House. Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks.

 

Thank you to the people and businesses below who have signed the pledge. Interested in signing? Click here and we’ll add your name to the list!

 

List of Signers, Last Name A-G

  • Jenny Abraham, Texas, Face to Face Spa
  • Badri Abtahi, California, Denny’s
  • Kelsi Ackman, Florida, College Hunks Hauling Junk
  • Manish Adhiya, California, Golden Thread Group
  • Roger Aguinaldo, New York, Forest Hills Capital
  • Jerry Akers, Iowa, Sharpness Inc
  • Alan Akins, Georgia, Alphagraphics
  • Craig Andersen, Virginia, Dominion Lodging Inc
  • Andy Andress, Illinois, BrightStar Care
  • Richard Arnold, Utah, ZEROREZ
  • Ted Asbury, Georgia, Premium Franchise Brands
  • Ralph Askar, California, Instant Imprints
  • Mike Axiotis, Pennsylvania, Red Robin
  • Alen Aydinian, California, Churro Stix
  • Tom Baber, New Jersey, Money Mailer
  • Jania Bailey, Kentucky, FranNet
  • Natalie Barnes, Washington, Business Alliance Inc.
  • Jeff Barrett, Utah, Vanguard Cleaning Systems
  • Richard Basch, Texas, SYNERGY HomeCare
  • David Batista, Rhode Island, Dunkin’ Donuts
  • Michael Batista, Connecticut, Dunkin' Donuts / Batista Companies
  • Mari Baxter, North Carolina, Senior Helpers
  • Brenda Bedenk, Georgia, Primrose Schools
  • Peter Belcher, Texas, Massage Envy
  • Jennifer Benjamin, Tennessee, Lenny’s Franchise Systems LLC
  • Jonathan Benjamin, Florida, Romacorp Inc.
  • Stacy Bennett, Arkansas, Big Frog
  • Sherill Bercaw, Arizona, FASTSIGNS
  • David Bernhisel, Utah, InXpress
  • Jeff Best, Ohio, FASTSIGNS - Eastgate
  • Jeffrey Bevis, Ohio, FirstLight Home Care
  • Maria Bhacca, Louisiana, West Industries
  • Nancy Bigley, California, Bottle & Bottega
  • Roy Billesbach, Florida, United Water Restoration
  • David Bloom, Nevada, Capriotti’s
  • Matt Bocan, North Carolina, Express Employment Professionals
  • Becky Bongiovanni, Arizona, CarePatrol Franchise Systems LLC
  • Chuck Bongiovanni, Arizona, CarePatrol Franchise Systems LLC
  • Donna Booth, Indiana, FASTSIGNS
  • Michael Borreca, Georgia, Premium Franchise Brands
  • Michael Brady, Florida, Express Employment Professionals
  • Justin Bredeman, Pennsylvania, Soccer Shots
  • Tom Brett, Texas, Vanguard Cleaning Systems of San Antonio
  • Ty Bretz, Texas, Texas Capital Bank
  • Scott Briesath, Wisconsin, Merry Maids
  • Jim Britton, Illinois, Express Employment Professionals
  • Stephanie Brooks, Texas, FASTSIGNS
  • Brent Brooks, Florida, Jan Pro
  • Lynell Brooks, Florida, JAN-PRO Northwest Florida/South Alabama
  • James Bullard, North Carolina, Great Clips
  • Mark Bunner, Ohio, Stanley Steemer
  • Reginald Byrd, California, SingerLewak
  • Justin Cali, Florida, Jan-Pro
  • Joelene Calvert, Minnesota, FASTSIGNS
  • Meghan Capello, Missouri, Port of Subs
  • David Carson, New Jersey, Jan-Pro Northern New Jersey
  • Mark Carlson, Wisconsin, Sport Clips
  • Aaron Chaitovsky, New York, Citrin Cooperman
  • Gary Chandler, Maryland, Office Pride
  • Charlie Chase, Pennsylvania, FSV Brands
  • Gonzalo Checa, North Carolina, BNI Global
  • Joseph Clancy, North Carolina, Express Employment Professionals
  • Randy Clegg, Utah, Café and Bakery Group LP
  • Angela Cody, Arizona, Major Organizers
  • Doc Cohen, Texas, Cookie Associates
  • Mitch Cohen, New York, Jersey Mike’s Subs
  • Dan Collins, Florida, I Heart Mac & Cheese
  • Cyrus Connors, Ohio, Molly Maid
  • Lisa Cote, New Hampshire, TG3E Enterprises LLC
  • Candice Couture, New Hampshire, Planet Fitness
  • John Covilli, Missouri, Dale Carnegie
  • Michelle Cox, California, FASTSIGNS
  • Jerry Crawford, Texas, Jani-King
  • Mary Crawford, Texas, Jani-King
  • Matt Crist, Pennsylvania, Soccer Shots
  • Gary Critzer, Washington, Jan-Pro Northwest
  • Vicki Crow, Pennsylvania, Home Helpers Homecare
  • Eddie Curry, Georgia, Premium Franchise Brands
  • Samir Daftary, Washington, Edible Arrangements
  • Kevin Daly, Maryland, TurboHaul
  • Guy Darter, Connecticut, Darter Press
  • Sandra Davis, Arizona, JAN-PRO of PHOENIX
  • Joe Dean, Michigan, Rita's Italian Ice - Rita's of Michigan
  • Michele Deane, Virginia, Handyman Matters
  • Jay Decoons, California, BarMethod
  • Gene Denison, Arizona, Schlotzskys
  • Sandy Devine, Florida, Spadea Lignana
  • Randy DeVries, Michigan, Lawn Doctor of Hudsonville-Grandville
  • Zach Dickens, Georgia, Qiigo
  • Alan Dickherber, Missouri, Floor Coverings International
  • Emma Dickison, Ohio, Home Helpers Homecare
  • Jay Dill, Virginia, Jan-Pro of Hampton Roads
  • William DiPaola, Louisiana, Dat Dog
  • Anthony Disilvestro, Virginia, Ynot Italian
  • Stephen Dixons, Texas, Children’s Lighthouse
  • Ken Douglas, Tennessee, Social Joey
  • Jessica Ducote, Louisiana, Merry Maids
  • Jeffrey Dudan, North Carolina, AdvantaClean
  • Steve Duke, Georgia, Floor Coverings International
  • Chris Dull, Georgia, Global Franchise Group
  • Christian Dunlap, Virginia, Great Clips
  • William Edwards, California, Edwards Global Services Inc.
  • Clint Ehlers, Pennsylvania, FASTSIGNS
  • John English, Missouri, Fish Window Cleaning
  • Timothy Evankovich, Florida, Oasis Senior Advisors
  • Shane Evans, Texas, Massage Heights Franchising LLC
  • Ginger Evenson, Wisconsin, FASTSIGNS
  • Sean Falk, Texas, Great American Cookies and Pretzelmaker
  • Gaetano Falzarano, New Jersey, Lightbridge Franchise Company
  • Somia Farid, Connecticut, Naranga
  • Ken Fearnos, Oklahoma, Brightstar Care
  • Brenda Febbo, New Jersey, Lightbridge Franchise Company
  • Rob Felcher, Michigan, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK
  • Mike Ferreti, Montana, Great Harvest
  • Martin Ferrill, Pennsylvania, SPFS Inc.
  • Lane Fisher, Pennsylvania, FisherZucker
  • Lorne Fisher, Florida, Fish Consulting
  • Melva Floyd, Florida, Molly Maid
  • John Folk, Pennsylvania, Great Clips
  • Christopher Fountain, Virginia, FranConnect
  • Nick Freidman, Florida, College Hunk Hauling Junk
  • Andy Fuller, Illinois, Mosquito Hunters
  • Eric Gagnon, Florida, We Sell Restaurants
  • Gary Gardener, California, Franchise Update Media
  • Dominic Gentile, Alabama, Jan-Pro
  • John Gentry, North Carolina, Floor Coverings International
  • Alan George, Franchise Marketing Systems
  • Paul Gerrard, Colorado, Streamline Brands
  • Russell Gesher, California, Home Care Assistance
  • Steve Giarrusso, California, Pillar To Post Home Inspections
  • Thom Gilday, Illinois, BrightStar Care
  • Danny Gililand, Arkansas, Popeyes-Sweet P Enterprises Inc
  • Sean Goerss, Minnesota, 14 Moves
  • Rita Goldberg, Florida, British Swim School
  • Geoffrey Goodman, Oklahoma, Remarkable Brands, LLC
  • Eric Gozur, South Carolina, Sport Clips
  • Doug Graham, Colorado, FASTSIGNS
  • Kathryn Grayson, California, Jenny Craig
  • Martin Greenbaum, Nevada, Greenbaum Marketing
  • Nate Greenberg, Pennsylvania, Siegel Business Valuations
  • Joyce Grimaldi, Florida, Great Clips
  • Richard Grimord, Wisconsin, Express Employment
  • David Gronewoller, North Carolina, Golden Corral
  • Doug Groves, Texas, Program Insurance Group
  • James Guzdziol, Illinois, BrightStar Care

 

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List of Signers, Last Name H-M

  • Brad Haines, Indiana, Play It Again Sports
  • William Hall, Texas, Dairy Queen
  • Trent Hallvorson, Minnesota, FranChoice
  • Wade Hambleton, Colorado, Grounds Guys of Boulder
  • Dustin Hansen, Utah, InXpress
  • Scott Harrell, Florida, Home Instead Senior Care
  • Rosemarie Hartnett, Virginia, Abrakadoodle
  • Barbara Harvey, New York, ServiceMaster
  • Shazib Hassan, North Carolina, Jan-Pro
  • Gabriel Hatem, Florida, Tax Care Franchise Group
  • Scott Hatter, Utah, Deka Lash
  • Lewis Have, Texas, Christian Brothers Automotive
  • Paul Hawthorne, Virginia, Jan-Pro of Richmond/ Charlottesville
  • Daniel Healy, Michigan, Express Pros
  • Kevin Hebert, Louisiana, FASTSIGNS
  • Annette Heng, Georgia, Primrose Schools
  • Robert Hensmann, Indiana, Wings Etc
  • Albert Hermans, New Jersey, Floor Coverings International
  • Maria Herrera, Florida, FASTSIGNS
  • Darin Hicks, Kansas, City Wide Franchise
  • Pamela Higdon, North Carolina, Express Employment Professionals
  • Marcia Higgins, Michigan, Pet Supplies Plus
  • Paul Hill, Florida, FASTSIGNS
  • David Hill, Florida, Home Instead Senior Care
  • James Hillquist, California, UPS
  • Tom Hodgson, Ohio, Color World Housepainting
  • Tim Hogan, Texas, Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza
  • Glenn Holmes, Illinois, FASTSIGNS
  • Jo-Ann Houston, New York, Gym Guyz
  • Aubrey Huber, Arizona, Postcard Portables
  • Greg Ibsen, California, Jan-Pro Central Coast
  • Joan Immediato, Pennsylvania, Aranco Productions
  • Faraz Iqbal, Georgia, Naranga
  • Michael Isakson, Tennessee, Merry Maids
  • Danessa Itaya, Georgia, Maid Right
  • Jamie Izaks, Illinois, All Points Public Relations
  • Doyle James, Texas, Dwyer Group
  • Paulette Janak, Texas, ServiceMaster Southwest
  • Madison Jobe, Texas, Wingstop
  • Richard Johnsen, Illinois, Jan-Pro
  • Brandi Johnson, California, Home Instead Senior Care
  • Gina Johnson, Washington, Business Alliance Inc.
  • Nichole Jones, South Carolina, Home Helpers in Homecare
  • Dawn Kane, Minnesota, Hot Dish Advertising
  • Kurt Karlson, Illinois, Drive-N-Style
  • Tracy Kelly, Louisiana, Glass Doctor of Greater Baton Rouge and New Orleans
  • John Kemeny, North Carolina, BrightStar Care of Cary
  • Tamra Kennedy, Minnesota, Taco Johns
  • Charlie Kerr, Colorado, FasTracKids International
  • David Khazan, California, Domino’s
  • Karim Khoja, Illinois, Dunkin Donuts
  • Saunda Kitchen, California, Mr. Rooter
  • Edward Klimczak, Michigan, Allegra Alpena
  • Jillian Koeneman, Indiana, Ben’s Soft Pretzels
  • Susan Kothe, Ohio, Assured Partners
  • Zoltan Kurucz, Florida, United Water Restoration Group Inc.
  • Doug Labertew, Kentucky, Jan-Pro of Kentucky
  • Paul LaFrance, Michigan, Express Employment Professionals
  • James Landwehr, Minnesota, Interim Healthcare
  • Richard Leveille, Louisiana, Floor Covering International
  • Joshua Lignana, New Jersey, Spadea Lignana
  • Mark Liston, Texas, Glass Doctor
  • Raeann Litalien, Virginia, Franchise Well
  • Steve Loflin, California, Molly Maid of Bakersfield
  • Gordon Logan, Texas, Sport Clips Haircuts
  • Christiana Logansmith, Maryland, Service Master
  • Stephen Logansmith, Maryland, ServiceMaster Chesapeake
  • Allison Luedecke, Texas, Brazos Franchising Group LLC
  • Rolf Lundberg, Virginia, CHOICE Hotels
  • Renu Madden, Texas, Molly Maid of Greater Clear Lake
  • Bian Maginess, Colorado, ServiceMaster Clean
  • Alison Mairet, Kansas, Jan Pro KC
  • James Martin, New Jersey, Mr. Appliance
  • Angie Masters, Missouri, Fish Window Cleaning
  • Chris May, Pennsylvania, Lawn Doctor
  • Kenneth McAllister, Louisiana, My Salon Suite
  • Sylvia McAndrew, Georgia, Franchise Gator
  • Stacy McCall, Tennessee, ServiceMaster
  • Lisa McGill, Indiana, Wild Birds Unlimited
  • Bryan McGinness, Iowa, Wine Styles
  • Peter McIndoe, Arkansas, Home Helpers Homecare
  • David McKean, Colorado, The Main Street Data Company
  • David McKinnon, Florida, Sola Salons
  • William McNamara, Pennsylvania, Jan-Pro Cleaning Systems
  • Healy Mendicino, Nevada, Port of Subs
  • David Mesa, Louisiana, Ballard Brands
  • Craig Middledorf, North Carolina, TurboHaul
  • Richard Mikel, Texas, Grounds Guys/Frisco
  • Brian Miller, Connecticut, FSBI Brands
  • Chris Miller, Arizona, Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Laurel Miller, California, Glass Doctor
  • Stacey Mobley, Alabama, Dream Dinners
  • Tom Monaghan, Pennsylvania, Philly Pretzel Factory
  • Catherine Monson, Texas, FASTSIGNS
  • John Moore, Kansas, Husch Blackwell
  • Michael Moore, Georgia, HoneyBaked Ham
  • Barbara Moran-Goodrich, Illinois, Moran Family Brands
  • Daniel Mormino, Arizona, INFINITI HR
  • Marcus Moura, California, Amada Senior Care

 

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Left to right, Chase Pierson, Larry Patterson and Shane Price of Glass Doctor during an April 12 visit to the U.S. Capitol and White House.

 

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List of Signers, Last Name N-Z

  • Lajos Nagy, Florida, United Water Restoration Group Inc.
  • Joseph Nelson, Florida, Molly Maid
  • Samantha Neugebauer, Ohio, Althans Insurance Agency
  • Ed Neumayr, Arizona, Great Clips
  • Natalie Nutter, Florida, 5th Avenue Leads
  • Heidi O’Neill, New York, Brain Balance Achievement Centers
  • Larry Oberly, Colorado, REMAX
  • Darrell Olps, California, Express Employment Professionals
  • Jim Olsen, Minnesota, The Bernard Group
  • William Orders, Utah, InXpress
  • Clara Osterhage, Ohio, Great Clips
  • Roy Oteo, Texas, Wall Street Journal
  • Thomas Pabin, Kentucky, Class 101
  • Anthony Padulo, Illinois, BrightStar Care
  • James Palkovic, Tennessee, Jan-Pro of Greater Nashville
  • Mary Pang, Connecticut, The Entrepreneur’s Source
  • Patrick Parise, Florida, Care Patrol HQ
  • James Parker, Texas, Parker Clinic
  • Neil Patel, Texas, CHOICE Hotels
  • Sarju Patel, Connecticut, Edible Arrangements
  • Erin Patrick, Oklahoma, Just Between Friends
  • Aaron Patterson, Ohio, Anytime Fitness
  • Vern Patterson, Kansas, Express Employment Professionals
  • Larry Patterson, Texas, Glass Doctor
  • Samuel Patton, Texas, Home Instead Senior Care
  • Guillermo Perales, Texas, Sun Holdings, Inc.
  • Scott Perry, Texas, Sport Clips
  • Diane Phibbs, Georgia, Franchise Update Media
  • Matt Phillips, North Carolina, Advanta Clean Systems
  • Scott Phillips, Washington, CertaPro
  • Andy Pittman, North Carolina, Shelf Genie
  • Michael Plummer, Florida, Our Team America
  • Tom Porterfield, Bean Counter Farm
  • Jeff Powell, Utah, Pillar To Post Home Inspections
  • Sarah Puma, North Carolina, Blue Moon Estate Sales
  • Jake Rankin, Colorado, Talem Home Care
  • Susan Rather, Wisconsin, BrightStar Care
  • Gary Raymond, New Jersey, ComForCare Home Care
  • Todd Recknagel, Florida, National Envy Development LLC
  • Tyrell Reed, Texas, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop
  • Tom Reynolds, Kentucky, Domino's
  • Tom Richter, Utah, Maid Right of Utah
  • Rhea Riner, Arizona, Rhea Lana's Franchise Systems, Inc
  • Katie Riordan, California, Franchise Success Services
  • AJ Rodriguez, Pennsylvania, Sport Clips Haircuts
  • Michelle Rogers, California, Home Instead Senior Care
  • Mike Rogers, Nebraska, Scooter’s Coffee
  • Kathryn Rookes, Georgia, Premium Franchise Brands, LLC
  • Al Ryan, Texas, Firo Pizza
  • Azim Saju, Florida, Hotel Development & Management Groups LLC
  • Alyson Salz, Oregon, Righteous
  • Alex Samios, Arizona, Dogtopia
  • Jyoti Sarolia, California, Ellis Hospitality
  • JB Sassano, Michigan, The Dwyer Group
  • Debra Sawyer, Virginia, Sport Clips
  • Susan Saylor, North Carolina, Home Instead Senior Care
  • Steve Schildwachter, Illinois, BrightStar Care
  • Chad Schloerke, Georgia, Floor Coverings International
  • Paula Schmidt, Pennsylvania, Express Employment Professionals
  • Philip Schram, Ohio, Buffalo Wings Rings
  • Christine Schultz, Michigan, Pet Supplies Plus
  • Andrew Scruggs, Tennessee, Always Best Care
  • Sherri Seiber, Texas, Fran Fund
  • Andrew Seid, Pennsylvania, MSA Worldwide
  • Jerrod Sessler, Washington, HomeTask
  • Jeff Sewell, Indiana, Home Instead Senior Care
  • JoAnne Shaw, Michigan, Beanery Support
  • Stephen Shields, Missouri, Express Employment Professionals
  • Greg Shugarts, Washington, FASTSIGNS
  • Jon Shultz, Indiana, Lawn Doctor of South Bend
  • Elizabeth Sigety, Pennsylvania, Fox Rothschild
  • John Simms, Kentucky, Paul Davis Restoration
  • Delvin Simonson, Minnesota, ProTect Painters
  • Bob Smith, Missouri, ServiceMaster of St. Charles-St. Louis
  • Bill Spae, Texas, Dairy Queen
  • John Spang, Florida, Visiting Angels
  • Lee Spivey, Texas, Maid Right
  • Edward Spry, Illinois, Spry Consulting Inc.
  • Michael Stafford, Michigan, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK
  • Robert Stidham, Illinois, Franchise Dynamics LLC
  • Dan Stone, Florida, Front Burner Brands
  • Eric Stuczynski, Indiana, Wings Etc
  • James Sweeney, Texas, Minuteman Press
  • Stacy Swift, Colorado, FranNet
  • Dawn Tally, Massachusetts, Merry Maids
  • Dean Tenpas, Colorado, LearningRx
  • Jeffrey Tews, Wisconsin, BrightStar Care
  • Edgar Tholen, California, Sky Zone
  • Mary Thompson, Texas, The Dwyer Group
  • Trace Thompson, Florida, Jan-Pro Cleaning Systems of Tampa Bay
  • Gale Thompson, Virginia, ServiceMaster
  • Charles Thurston, North Carolina, Wisdom Senior Care
  • Marla Topliff, Illinois, Rosati's Pizza
  • Ted Torres, Arizona, TCG Hospitality and Development
  • Geri True, Nebraska, Color Glo
  • Keith Turner, Michigan, HOODZ International LLC
  • Guy Vasconcellos, California, AlphaGraphics
  • Mark Vechiola, Florida, LED Source
  • Ron Veldman, Illinois, DSI Holdings
  • Peter Volante, Rhode Island, The Cleaning Authority
  • Eric Webb, North Carolina, AlphaGraphics
  • Joel Welsh, Michigan, The Dwyer Group
  • Robyn White, Texas, Children’s Lighthouse
  • Rob White, Virginia, FASTSIGNS
  • Steven White, Florida, PuroClean
  • William White, North Carolina, Shear Investments, Inc.
  • Michael Wien, Georgia, The Specific Edge
  • Shannon Wilburn, Oklahoma, Just Between Friends
  • Tra Williams, Florida, Dairy Queen
  • Joseph Williamson, Georgia, ServiceMaster
  • Andrew Wilson, California, Rockin Jump
  • Tom Wood, Georgia, Floor Coverings International
  • Roy Wu, Washington, Home Instead Senior Care
  • Josh York, New York, Gym Guyz
  • Nicholas Zafer, Michigan, TeamLogic IT
  • Natalee Ziebro, Ohio, Express Employment
  • Steve Zishka, Indiana, BrightStar Care

 

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