David Busker has succeeded in multiple business aspects as CEO, CFO, both a franchise and independent business owner, investor, and builder of companies from scratch. As a CPA with many years of business leadership and a strong financial background, David is in a unique position to assist his candidates. In addition to helping them find a great franchise opportunity, David can work with candidates on the risks and financing strategies associated with going into business.
After starting as a CPA with a worldwide Big 6 accounting firm, David took an opportunity to join Charter Communications as Director of Finance & Acquisitions, leading financial transactions totaling nearly $2.0 billion. David then joined Koch Development as CFO and later led the company as CEO for many years, overseeing a portfolio of hundreds of millions in commercial real estate and other businesses. David transitioned into the franchising world as a franchisee of CycleBar, a boutique fitness franchise offering premium indoor cycling.
David formed FranchiseVision and joined FranChoice because he has a passion for building new businesses and sharing his experience and technical skills with candidates across the country. As a franchisee, David fully understands the emotional demands and mental transition required to switch from working for others to owning your future. His commitment is to spend as much time and effort as needed to help candidates reach their personal and professional goals.
David is also a best-selling author. His book on franchising, Franchise Vision: Transform Your Future Through Franchise Ownership, has been an Amazon #1 best seller in its category. It is a fantastic guide for serious candidates interested in exploring franchise ownership and is provided free with all consultations.
David is a graduate of the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri and lives in Saint Louis, MO, with his wife Amy and their three children. David can be reached at 314-395-3586 or via email at DBusker@FranChoice.com. You can learn more about David at his website www.franchisevision.com.
Recommendations for David:
I highly recommend David Busker. As a developer and Landlord, I was looking for a quality and profitable franchise in which to purchase, place within my developments and operate. David recommended 2 retail concepts, both in boutique fitness, and after pursuing both, I couldn’t be more pleased. David was extremely professional, supportive, and helpful. David connected me with the perfect business fit for my experience and personality. If you are looking for a franchise that is a perfect fit, then I suggest you contact David and let him perform his magic for you. — David C, Franchise Owner, Portland, OR
I was very fortunate to be connected to David through a mutual friend. He has been a tremendous resource during my search for the next step in my professional life. David did a prodigious job of matching my skill set to the perfect franchise opportunity. His guidance has been key to my success. He is very professional and knowledgeable – I would highly recommend working with him! – Shelly S., Saint Louis, MO
David was a tremendous help in navigating the (new to me) world of franchising. I worked with David over the course of a year to find the best franchise opportunity for me and my family. Throughout the process, David was extremely professional, diligent in his approach, and quickly became a trusted advisor. if you are contemplating making a leap into the franchising world, I would not hesitate to add David to your team. –Kevin H, Franchise Owner, Edwardsville, IL
David was outstanding in getting to know us, helping us isolate and identify our decision criteria, and providing several franchise options that met our criteria. He was instrumental in taking us through the process of evaluating those options and ultimately deciding on a franchise to move forward with. Once we had signed with a franchise, David continued to help us find the resources we needed to continue moving forward with our particular franchise. His knowledge and experiences were a great help to us in this process. – Kendall B, Franchise Owner, Saint Louis, MO
Who We Are
Founded in 2000 by Jeff Elgin, FranChoice is the premier franchise consulting company in the United States. FranChoice matches would-be entrepreneurs with a franchise opportunity that best matches their needs, skills and interests. Our Mission Statement is “Helping People Realize Their Dreams” and our consultants are the best in the industry at helping people find the perfect business for them.
What we do
FranChoice helps people realize their dreams of business ownership. People come to us who are interested in becoming a franchise owner but don’t know where to start. Sometimes our candidates have tried to do their own research, and have become overwhelmed by it and are looking for expert guidance. There are thousands of franchise companies in existence and trying to find the perfect fit can be confusing and frustrating. That’s where our industry expert consultants come in.
How We Do It
We get to know our candidates and take them through a very thorough consultation process. Our consultants gain an in-depth understanding of the candidate’s goals for business ownership, their desired role in the business and all kinds of details relating to the characteristics the business must have to meet their needs.