Franchise Owner Spotlight | Megan Applegate and Chris Shatto



Unlike a cold startup business, there is less risk in investing in a franchise business. Perhaps that’s why more than 773,000 launched in 2019. Gecko Hospitality believes in the franchise model so strongly that we offer our proven processes to entrepreneurs in a model to develop your own lucrative and rewarding staffing firm. This blog… Read more »

Franchise Owner Spotlight: Marty Tarabar


Marty Tarabar

Franchises are an incredibly lucrative way to buy-in to an established brand and business model. Gecko Hospitality is one of the leading hospitality recruiting firms in the nation. But did you know our successful business model is also available to you as a way to help you live your dream of entrepreneurship without all the… Read more »

What’s in It for Me as a Franchisee?


The latest data shows there were nearly 800,000 franchise establishments in the United States worth more than $760 billion and employing more than eight million people. The majority of these businesses are quick-service restaurants, but they also consist of restaurants, commercial and residential services, and real estate. Franchise owners make lucrative livings from these established… Read more »