#002 - From Assistant in Corporate to Club Pilates Franchisee ft. Bri Boos
By Erin Carpenter
In this episode, Erin sits down with Brianna Boos, owner of two (going on three!) Club Pilates locations in the San Diego area. They discuss Bri’s transformation from the corporate office, to pilates instructor, to business owner - the highs, the lows, and everything in between. Bri details the entire franchise sales process: Her decision to get into franchising Selecting the best location for her franchise How she was able to finance her new business Corporate training and support Bri’s expectations vs. the reality of owning a franchise Listen for tips and inspiration from this Club PIlates franchisee who’s absolutely crushing it! What We Cover Introducing Brianna Boos, Club Pilates franchisee (educational and professional background) [3:00] The moment Bri knew she had to make the leap to franchise ownership [4:34] Advice for others thinking of buying a Club Pilates Franchise [10:46] Bri’s franchise buying process [13:35] Tips for multi-unit franchise ownership [19:28] Financing your franchise with an SBA loan [21:33] Training and support for new franchisees [24:13] How Bri’s real experience has stacked up against her initial expectations [31:11] Franchising challenges and how to overcome them [35:42] Bri’s ultimate business goals [39:25] Closing questions [40:46] Exclusive discount for Franchise Rising Listeners [44:28] Resources We Mention Club Pilates Corporate Bri’s Morena Club Pilates Studio Bri’s Liberty Station Studio Get Inspired by Bri “I knew the life I wanted, and this was the way I was going to get it - through Club Pilates.” [10:34] “It is everything I have ever wanted. I love it.” [31:32] “It was a roller coaster of highs to lows to get here, and in this moment I love where I’m at.” [31:40] “I am stoked on this life outside of the corporate office.” [32:11] “I always want to be better, and better, and better, and better.” [39:57] What Do You Think? We’d love to hear from you! Share your thoughts on Facebook or Twitter, or leave a review on iTunes. Your honest reviews help others discover the series and start their franchise journeys. Let’s Stay Connected Franchise Rising Website Franchise Rising Facebook Franchise Rising Instagram Franchise Rising Twitter Franchise Rising YouTube Subscribe to the show to hear more episodes like this!