Posts by TomScarda

David Nilssen – Guidant Financial

David Nilssen co-founded Guidant Financial in 2003 with $10,000 and a laptop. Since then, Guidant has helped over 18,000 entrepreneurs across the country to secure over $4 billion in small business and franchise financing. On this episode, David shares his findings via an in-depth study of the franchise industry.

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Franchise Growth Solutions – Gary Occhiogrosso

Gary Occhiogrosso is the Managing Partner of Franchise Growth Solutions, a franchise development and sales firm. Gary started his career as a franchisee of Dunkin Donuts before launching the Ranch *1 Franchise program with it’s founders. He is the former President of TRUFOODS, LLC a 100+ unit, multi brand franchisor. He was selected as  “Top 25…

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CEO Blog Nation founder Gresh Harkless

Gresham “Gresh” W. Harkless Jr. is the founder and Blogger in Chief for CEO Blog Nation (CBNation.co) and is the founder and digital marketing specialist behind Blue 16 Media. Blue 16 Media is a digital marketing company providing digital marketing services to small to medium-sized businesses and organizations. Central to his marketing philosophy is that You Are a Media Company: Developing…

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From Parkinson’s to American Ninja Warrior

Allison had a normal life up until 2014 when everything fell apart. She went from married with a young daughter and a beautiful house to divorced, living in her father’s house with her daughter, two dogs and receiving a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. Within two years Allison went from broken to a American Ninja Warrior…

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Tom Scarda interviewed on SiriusXM Ch. 126 Urban View

This is an interview with Tom Scarda, CFE, on the Jennifer Hammond Show on SiriusXM Channel 126 Urban View. Tom talks with Jennifer about his triumphs and failures in business and his #1 bestselling book, Franchise Savvy. Tom shares how to pick the best franchise and how to overcome trials that will come your way…

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