Careyann Golliver

Careyann Golliver has over 20 years of small business and franchising experience. Known as The Franchise Matchmaker™, Careyann’s greatest passion is helping people take the leap into franchising.

Her passion began from helping grow her local family handyman business to the top-rated national franchise in the industry. The franchise family business became so successful that in 2019 it was acquired by the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the world-Ace Hardware Corporation. Mrs. Golliver focuses on helping individuals discern whether small business ownership and franchising might be a good fit for their future – both financially as well as meeting their lifestyle objectives. Careyann prides herself in having helped hundreds of individuals realize the American Dream of business ownership. She excels in building & maintaining strong personal relationships with those that are serious about investigating real opportunities, their risks and the timeline it takes to make sound decisions about creating a new future. With thousands of franchise concepts out there today, Careyann knows first hand how overwhelming and confusing it can be to go at it alone. With her assistance as your franchise guide, she has mastered a process that not only helps people find their perfect franchise match but allows for abundant possibilities.

After working with thousands of happy business owners she has found 3 consistent critical success factors for everyone: Passion, Process, and abundant Possibilities. Careyann has decades of experience leading people through a simplified successful franchise pre-qualification and matching process. She has been featured in national publications including; Bloomberg Businessweek, Entrepreneur Magazine and FORTUNE and is a sought after professional speaker showcasing her knowledge across national broadcast channels to include IHeart Radio, ABC, NBC, FOX and KOA News & Radio. Her professional achievements have awarded her opportunities to educate her peers and receive recognition in the franchise industry. Her creativity, humor and passion are showcased in her processes and procedures.

Careyann looks forward to guiding you on your journey to franchise ownership. When she isn’t busy helping with her candidates’, dreams the mountains are calling her. She and her husband are proud to be Colorado natives. She enjoys a healthy and active lifestyle that includes tennis, hiking & hunting along with social time with friends & family. Her favorite overseas getaway is Italy. Golliver believes we should all design our lives to be filled with fun, passion, and most importantly the courage to give yourself the gifts you deserve. In her words, “Life is short. Buy the shoes and don’t pass up an adventure!”

Careyann can be reached at or by calling directly at (303) 359-4021