Linda Cayle possesses a passion for helping people realize their dreams of business ownership. As a franchise consultant, she is committed to matching prospective buyers to perfect franchise opportunities available nationwide. She accomplishes this precise task by using a proven method of extracting every attribute that her prospective buyers possess. Linda is currently a franchise consultant professional at FranChoice, a company designed to seamlessly and systematically match the right franchise and conduct the proper due diligence for prospective buyers.
With an instinct for interpersonal communication, Linda graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Business-to-Business Communications. Her focus became the company/client relationship and how companies can provide clients a unique and extraordinary experience, making them industry leaders.
Linda’s innate ability to make successful connections between people and departments within an organization led her to Manpower, a multinational human resource consulting firm providing recruitment and assessment, training and development, career management, outsourcing, and workforce consulting. Recognized for her talents, she was quickly promoted to On-site Manager at one of Manpower’s largest accounts, Brady Corporation. She managed over 150 employees, from custodians to attorneys, and was awarded the Beacon Award for the highest retention rate of her temporary employee staff.
After 17 years of experience, Linda has a keen sense of understanding people’s needs and a desire for business ownership. Linda worked for five years as a FranChoice consultant during the pioneering stages, beginning in year 2000. In 2005, Linda and her husband, Marc Cayle, who is also a FranChoice consultant, bought, developed and sold their top ten and award wining, three-territory Comfort Keepers franchise. Linda’s combined experience in owning a franchise as well as being a franchise consultant has provided her the insights and clear realization of what it takes to educate others in becoming a franchise owner. She understands numerous aspects of franchise ownership including financials, ideal demographics, employee recruitment and retention and building a sustainable culture.
Linda understands the difference between leaders and contenders in the franchise industry and has a keen sense when it comes to the candidate– consultant relationship and what is necessary in order to make the perfect match between buyer and franchisor. Her sharp listening skills, broad knowledge and discriminating judgment in the franchise industry are paramount in helping people control their destiny and realize their dream of becoming independent business owners. Linda currently resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her husband, two children and two dogs. She relishes family time, traveling, cruising with other yacht club members to explore the Michigan and Wisconsin coasts, volunteering for various fundraisers, and living a life that the freedom of business ownership affords. Linda can be reached at LCayle@FranChoice.com or 414-405-0224.
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.