Franchise Canada Chats Podcast Season 4.5 Women in Franchising Podcast

Season 4.5 Episode 2 | Support for Women in Franchising

In this episode, our new guest host Angela Coté of Angela Coté Inc. sits down to chat with three franchisees to celebrate and share their success stories as women and mothers within the franchising industry.

Angela Coté, host

Angela Rollins is a Great Clips franchisee located in the Vancouver area, who operates salons in British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. As the world’s largest and fastest growing salon, Great Clips operates nearly 4,500 salons across North America.

Shauna Browne is a MOLLY MAID franchisee with locations in Langley and East Surrey, British Columbia. MOLLY MAID has been the number one maid service company in Canada since 1979.

Dr. Mahsa Shekari is a Pearle Vision franchisee with two locations in Toronto, Ontario, and is a sublease optometrist for two Target Optical locations in New Jersey. Pearle Vision is a one-stop, total eye care clinic and was founded by Dr. Stanley Pearle in 1961.

Angela Rollins, Great Clips; Shauna Browne, MOLLY MAID

Here, the panelists share:

  • Angela’s inspiring goal to expand from owning 13 locations with her business partner to 40 salons in their portfolio
  • Shauna’s experience as a single mom of two children that was active in the workforce and eventually became a franchisee
  • Mahsa’s success within the optometry business as she balances being a mother and multi-unit franchisee, and much more.

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