Business.com Features Tennessee Dryer Vent Wizard Army Veteran

Army Veteran and Franchisee Shares How to Start a Business, Find Funding and Gain Customers

Business.com features Tennessee Dryer Vent Wizard and Army Veteran, Jeff Allen, for an article where Successful veteran business owners share how to start a business, find funding and gain customers.

Article excerpt: 

Jeff Allen, an Army helicopter pilot and current franchise owner, had just transitioned to a public affairs job at the Pentagon when a life-changing event altered his perspective.

“On September 11, 2001, I was sitting at my desk when the Pentagon was attacked,” Allen remembers. “My team survived, and while I did take a brief hiatus, I ended up returning to active duty for another 10 years once the war started.”

When he finally did retire, Allen looked for a franchising opportunity that matched the mission he’d chosen for his life.

“Protecting people is in my DNA, and I took that with me when it came time to start my own business,” he said. “So, I chose to open Dryer Vent Wizard of Middle Tennessee, a business that helps prevent dryer fires through regular maintenance and inspections.”

Allen saved money during his time in the military so that he could be an entrepreneur after retiring from active duty. When it comes to choosing a franchise, here’s his advice: “You have to find the business that fits you and your lifestyle best.”

You can read the full article Here.