Florida franchisee applies Home Office work experience into franchise ownership position

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-Written by Erik Sargent

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchisees come from all different professional backgrounds, and that’s what allows our franchisee network to be so diverse and a fantastic resource for new owners in the system.

For Franchisee Pete Ruffing – who operates the Jacksonville and St. Augustine locations in Fla. – his TWO MEN AND A TRUCK journey started when he worked for the Home Office location in Lansing, Mich., as a franchise business consultant. Ruffing was able to learn the system from a broader perspective overseeing franchise operations, and the allure of the frontline lifestyle was what interested him in becoming a franchisee. Continue reading

General Manager experience prepped Minnesota franchisee for business ownership

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Hard work pays off to those who put in the time, and for Mike Reps, he’s another great example of a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchisee that’s worked their way up to ownership.

Prior to becoming a franchisee, Reps worked for the Rochester, Minn., franchise location as a general manager for almost three years. Things took a big turn for Reps earlier this year when he was officially introduced as a new franchisee for the Rochester location – a process that was extensive, but worth it. Continue reading

Ohio franchisee hopes to provide others with same career opportunities he experienced

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Before joining the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK family, Franchisee Josh Payne began his professional career working as a sales manager for a lawn care company.

This helped him learn the ropes of customer service, which would go on to pay off in a big way as he joined TWO MEN AND A TRUCK. Payne worked for three years with the company, but left after he decided to pursue a managerial position for a large national call center. Continue reading