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Female Entrepreneurs Helping Power College Hunks Growth

December 6, 2016

College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving is a very popular franchise for women

While junk hauling may not seem like the obvious franchise for women at first blush, it turns out that owning a College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving is the perfect opportunity for female entrepreneurs. In fact, 21% of our franchises are owned or co-owned by women. And what makes College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving appealing to these franchisees?

  • College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving is a brand that is passionate about becoming a valued member of the local community and helping out our neighbors in big and little ways. We collect things that people don’t want, and place them with people in the community who need them.
  • We treat the environment well, recycling over 70% of the items we collect. Our commitment to the environment is more than just lip service. Working with local charities like Goodwill, we’ve furnished hundreds of homes with donated furniture and keep over 60 tons of material out of landfills each year.
  • Our culture is “work hard, play hard.” We believe going to work should be fun and that getting out of bed in the morning to take on the day can be energizing instead of discouraging.

According to the United States Department of Labor, over 57% of the total U.S. workforce is comprised of women, and more than ever, they are looking outside traditional corporate careers to establish businesses of their own.

Since owning any business is hard work, it is important to find one that is fulfilling and rewarding, something which many women have found with College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving.

One such franchisee is Scarlett Dornbrook. While taking a few years off from the business world to try her hand at being a stay-at-home mom, Dornbrook developed a love for restoring antique furniture and took special joy in saving these items from the landfill by giving them a second life. So, the concept of recycling and second chances played a huge part in her decision to join College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving and embrace a new life as a business owner.

Another fine example is franchisee Gloria Beckley. As a former manager of an ice cream shop, you could say that Beckley was living the sweet life. But after more than a decade with a well-known ice cream franchise, she decided it was time to open her own business and found College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving.

While you’re at it, check out franchisee Dana Burton. Burton earned an MBA at the University of Maryland, where she taught business principles to undergraduates. She has been a project manager overseeing the development of air traffic control systems used by the Federal Aviation Administration, and she worked to improve customer service experiences for CitiBank. She has managed a homeless shelter, run a baseball team, and she is qualified as a Chartered Financial Analyst.

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