June 03, 2011
With better weather coming on and the advent of more sunny days throughout summer, many homeowners are wondering whether now would be a good time to consider painting or repainting their house. Read More
May 26, 2011
James Snyder, current Director of Operations at PacNorthwest Drive Ins, worked for six years with College Pro, first as a franchise owner and then managing franchise owners. In the following letter, he reflects on his time with College Pro, what he learned and why College Pro is an ideal place for future business leaders to get their start. Read More
March 17, 2011
We recently caught up with Jim Mathewson, a former College Pro franchise manager, and now a National Account Manager over at AkzoNobel Canada, which is the largest global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. Read More
December 29, 2010
As an SMB owner, the face of your business is the same one you see in the mirror every morning. Sure, you might be able to file a document and convince the IRS to tax you twice, but that doesn’t mean that your potential customers will accept a distinction between your private and public life. Read More
Using Entrepreneurship to Give Back
Posted On May 14, 2013
I am a College Pro Window Cleaning franchisee in Andover-Anoka, MN.
With the knowledge I've learned through College Pro and our Entrepreneurship class at the University of St. Thomas we started a business to help children with cancer. It is a one-for-one program selling hats. For every hat we sell, we give one to a child battling cancer.
To date, we have sold and donated over 1,200 hats across the United States.
If you've got the means, help us spread the word.
I used a lot of what I learned through College Pro to help start this business and it has thrived in the five months we have been operating so far.
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