Minorities Building Wealth through Franchising session.

Learn how minorities can profit and build generational wealth as a Franchisee or a Franchisor in this video.

During this 1 hour session, you will learn emerging trends, the leading players in the #franchising industry, how technology is affecting growth, getting access to capital, and understanding the regulatory environment.

What you will learn today:
– Learn the top Keys to success in franchising
– Learn how to get access to capital
– Learn the advantages and disadvantages of being a franchisee or franchisor
– Learn marketing secrets to grow a franchise business
– Learn the current state of franchising
– Understanding the legal language of franchising


Jerome Hutchinson, Jr. | ICABA® World Network

Jerome “Hutch” Hutchinson, Jr. is the Founder and Chief Servant Officer of the ICABA® World Network, a technology and marketing company. The ICABA World Network is the world’s leading online ecosystem dedicated to assisting Black professionals and entrepreneurs achieve their career, business, and life aspirations.

Hutch is active in the South Florida community serving on numerous boards. He serves on the board of directors for Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Broward County and the Alan B. Levan NSU Broward Center of Innovation. Hutchinson also mentors and coaches many Black professionals and entrepreneurs.

1) Carolyn Thurston | Wisdom Senior Care

Carolyn brings over 20 years of providing health care strategies, improving patient quality, managing operational performance and growth, leading changes in the industry, and successfully facilitating healthcare initiatives.

Carolyn has been an active industry spokesperson in the healthcare community and has been nationally recognized for her expertise in the field and for her positive impact, and led the industry with several recognitions. She now serves on the IFA Board of Directors and has recently been elected as Vice Chair of the Black Franchise Leadership Council.

2) Bryan Cunningham | National Development Council

Bryan Cunningham, Contracted Florida Relationship Manager directing over $100 Million in Small Business Lending Capital and Technical Assistance to small businesses in collaboration with an alliance of entrepreneurial community partners.

Co-founder and President of Business Briefings, LLC., a strategic business consulting firm specializing in enhancing business enterprises, new market expansions, risk management, real estate development, equity acquisitions, and succession planning.

3) Andre’ Campbell | The Franchise Executive LLC

Andre’ Campbell is the founder and owner of The Franchise Executive LLC, a franchise consulting and brokerage firm that assists others in accomplishing the following:

1. Franchise Business Ownership
2. Franchise portfolio expansion
3. Transitioning a current business into a multi-unit franchise system.

Prior to building his own thriving enterprise, Andre’ worked as a Financial Advisor and Assistant Vice President for Edward Jones and Merrill Lynch Bank of America. He currently holds a series 7 & 66 and has been in the industry for over 15 years as a finance and business professional. Upon his transition to business ownership, Andre’ became an independent business owner spanning multiple industries, including transportation, textiles, consumer services, and construction. Additionally, he has owned two franchises in the insurance and construction industries.

4) Andre Kay – CEO of Sociallybuzz. Founded in 2009, we help franchisees grow using social media data and advertising.

Andre Kay is the Founder and CEO of Sociallybuzz, a social media reputation management and advertising agency. Under his leadership, Sociallybuzz was named one of the best entrepreneurial companies in America by Entrepreneur Magazine.

Sociallybuzz provides managed services and technology automation to help businesses grow using social media, data, and advertising. They combined the perfect synergy of high-touch, people-powered social media management services and technology to help companies succeed in this ever-changing social media industry.

Andre is an African-American and life-long successful marketing entrepreneur, author, and bootstrapped Sociallybuzz from a small “do it for you” social media company to a nationally recognized social media agency and software company.

He’s successfully worked with brands such as Domino’s, Jamba Juice, TGI Fridays, Papa John’s, Golden Krust, PJ’s Coffee, etc., leading campaigns that generated millions of dollars in sales. His background includes being on the frontlines of digital marketing since its inception when he co-founded one of the first black-owned social media agencies.

Created by https://www.sociallybuzz.com


ICABA: https://icabaworldcommunity.com/
Wisdom Senior Care: https://wisdomseniorcare.com
The Franchise Executive: https://www.thefranchiseexecutive.com
National Development Council: https://ndconline.org


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