Success Stories

From restaurant management to software consulting, our Groutsmith franchise partners come from a wide array of personal and professional backgrounds. But at their core, Groutsmiths aren’t just franchisees, they have a drive to succeed using a business model they can adapt to fit the way they want to run their business. Check out the list of Success Stories below to learn more about our franchise family and the success they’ve achieved with The Groutsmith.

Groutsmith Success Story: San Diego

With a background in the world of franchising fueling her ambitions, Jan Goka knows what a successful business model looks like when she sees one. After engaging with hundreds of other brands throughout her career, she and her husband began looking for an opportunity they could succeed with themselves.

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Groutsmith Success Story: Orlando, Florida

With a background in food franchising and franchise development, Mike Ketzner became aware of the Groutsmith in the early days of its life as a home services franchise.

Intrigued by the concept from day one, it didn’t take long until he got involved with a franchise of his own in the central Florida area. After launching his business, he eventually made the decision to devote himself to the new franchise full time.

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Groutsmith Success Story: Waunakee, Wisconsin

Before coming on board as a member of the Groutsmith franchise family, Bob Noeske built himself a career working in another area of home service: the painting industry.

Spending the bulk of his prior experience in a number of customer-facing roles, he built a strong foundation of interpersonal experience he later applied to his role as a Groutmsith franchisee showing customers how the Groutsmith’s uniquely specialized service can make a huge difference inside their homes and businesses.

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Groutsmith Success Story: Land O’ Lakes, Florida

Before launching the very first Groutsmith franchise nearly three years ago, Craig Chapman found himself tirelessly trapped in the stressful world of restaurant ownership.

Working long hours with little time to relax and spend time with family, Craig began searching online for new opportunities that could afford him a more balanced and healthy lifestyle. After stumbling on The Groutsmith’s website, Craig was intrigued by the industry and opportunity being offered and decided to reach out for more information.

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Groutsmith Success Story: Charlotte, North Carolina

Scott Wiegand, a Groutsmith franchisee approaching his one-year anniversary with the company is no stranger to running a business. Before coming on board as a member of the Groutsmith franchise family, Scott gained a firm understanding of business ownership and management as an owner of a custom software consulting company.

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