Franworth In the News

John Rotche and David Barr at FranWorth

Franworth Helps Small Franchisors Grow

Published by on December 1, 2015

Four years ago, John Rotche was attending the Unconference in Park City, Utah, somewhat at loose ends because he had just sold his 148-unit company, Ductz, and was looking to start a new chapter in his already many-chaptered book.

“I didn’t rent a car, so I was in the parking lot with my skis trying to hitch a ride to the slopes,” he says.

Attendee David Barr and his wife were headed in the same direction, so he offered Rotche a ride. In the course of the 10-minute drive, Rotche discovered that Barr was a “professional board guy” — an intriguing way to earn money while helping grow companies…