3 Ways to Build a Family Business in Franchising

June 20, 2017

Patty Young wanted a business she could leave to her children, so after a 36-year career as a nurse practitioner, she turned to foodservice. Pizza-cone concept Kono To-Go lured her with its uniquely designed product. In the year leading up to the opening of her first store, Young bounced back and forth between her impending store in San Diego and her home in Northern California. She also maintained her day job as a nurse practitioner while preparing her fledgling operation and her new team. Young plans to open a total of 10 stores before handing the business over to her children.