The first thing you will learn about Jessica Houston is how much she loves helping people. As a franchise consultant, Jessica works tirelessly to help her candidates find a franchise that is the perfect fit for them. She is committed to spending as much time, energy and effort as it takes to help her candidates reach their personal and professional goals. As a franchise consultant, Jessica is an expert at helping simplify the complex, and assisting her candidates in navigating the world of franchise ownership.
Jessica is no stranger to business ownership and the rewards afforded by going after your dreams. She has worked on both sides of franchises, both owning a franchise and working for a franchisor. The experience provided her with a deep understanding of the industry and what makes a great business and business owner. Jessica and her husband also started several family businesses including two successful marketing businesses and a start-up boutique recruiter firm that converted to a franchise. Working with start-ups made her appreciate the guidance and systems that a franchise provides.
In addition to entrepreneurial experience, Jessica paid her dues in the corporate world in education and software sales. Surviving multiple buyouts, restructuring, closures, and the roller coaster ride of Corporate America made her even more motivated to helping others escape the rat race and get their freedom.
Jessica is passionate about serving her community and helping raise up the next generation of entrepreneurs. She is a former children’s pastor and minister as well as mentor to millennial entrepreneurs, providing guidance on starting and growing businesses. Jessica lives just outside of Denver, Colorado with her husband Qwincy, children Ariah and Ephraim and Prague ratter pup named Moose.
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.