Pat Coan owns ActionCOACH and is an executive coach.
We remember those who have died in our nation's service every year on Memorial Day.
Veterans have given so much, and they deserve our support in return.
Vets make great franchise owners because they have the leadership skills and experience to execute a clear business model.
I've worked with many local veterans to start their own businesses, like Patrick Coan, owner of ActionCOACH.
Pat Coan entered the Air Force directly out of college, serving as a Helicopter Rescue aircraft Commander from 1971 to 1978 and attaining the rank of Captain.
After the Air Force, Pat worked for Procter & Gamble for 23 years in Supply Chain Management, entering the entrepreneurial arena at the age of 51.
says, "After meeting with FranNet, I quickly realized that franchising was the only option for me."
"What appealed to me about the business was that ActionCOACH
was established globally, yet fairly new in the U.S.
I was looking for an area development opportunity," says Pat
"Teaching is the best method of learning, therefore helping other businesses was also helping my business.
Becoming a presence in my community and helping others is what I am all about."
also lists the people of ActionCOACH; the business systems; and the culture of the ActionCOACH
community as reasons he
chose this franchise.
says that the only thing he
would do differently is "Get involved with Franchise experts, like FranNet, earlier in my process.