How to Get Your Franchise Shipshape

September 16, 2016

As her 26-year career with the Navy came to a close, Cassandra Stokes pondered the best next course of action. She’d served as a master chief petty officer in the U.S. Navy Reserves while also working as a special events and banquet coordinator for a top-rated restaurant. In this latter job, Stokes discovered a love for food, cooking, and hospitality. Some leadership roles in the Navy also presented Stokes with opportunities to mentor others—something she found very fulfilling.