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Sloan Black

Mosquito Joe Owner Since 2018

Question How did you become a franchise owner?
Answer I purchased an established franchise location that my friend told me about.
Question What did you do prior to being a franchise owner?
Answer I spent 20 years working for Fortune 500 companies in sales and marketing management roles.
Question What type of financing did you use to open your business?
Answer I took out a loan from my retirement accounts.
Question What is satisfying about being a franchise owner?
Answer I like hearing from our employees that this is the best company they’ve worked for.
Question Recommended reading for a small business owner:
Answer The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It.

Sloan's Story

Sloan Black doesn’t like doing yard work — an interesting fact, because he purchased a business that requires working in customers’ yards. He invested in Mosquito Joe® of Southeast Charlotte to earn more money and be in control of his destiny. Buying into an established business model afforded him the opportunity to reduce risk. Later Sloan coached new owners through their first season, even loaning them a technician— giving back in honor of his mentors. 

Sloan and his wife, Jen, operate Mosquito Joe together and believe consulting with other franchise owners and having systems, marketing, and processes in place from day one helped them succeed. As their business grows, they enjoy hearing from satisfied customers and watching members of the team succeed as they’re promoted to leadership positions.  

Sloan Black

Mosquito Joe Owner Since 2018

Question How did you become a franchise owner?
Answer I purchased an established franchise location that my friend told me about.
Question What did you do prior to being a franchise owner?
Answer I spent 20 years working for Fortune 500 companies in sales and marketing management roles.
Question What type of financing did you use to open your business?
Answer I took out a loan from my retirement accounts.
Question What is satisfying about being a franchise owner?
Answer I like hearing from our employees that this is the best company they’ve worked for.
Question Recommended reading for a small business owner:
Answer The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It.
I have found success in treating our customers and employees the way I would want to be treated. It's a concept that is simple and effective.

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