Livelihoods can be achieved by a paycheck from a company, and from running a business. This week, our guest is Larry Powell from San AntonioTexas. He has experience as an employee– his most recent corporate role was Vice President of Human Resources at the Psychology Corportion in San Antonio, Texas. He also has experience as a business owner and, most recently as a “matchmaker” between individuals and franchise organizations.
Marcy meets with entrepreneur Larry Powell who talks about navigating a personal career path in business ownership through franchising. What happens after a corporate career? What are the risks and opportunities? What are the personal challenges and demands?
Larry navigates his personal career path with a wonderful combination of insight and frankness. Whether your interest in in education or healthcare; arts or protective services; engineering or farming; transportation or military— there are apparently opportunities to leverage those interests as a business owner and entrepreneur.
Larry Powell has been the President of Franchise Quest since 2008. Prior to Franchise Quest, Mr. Powell was the owner and operator of Handyman Connection, a home repair and remodeling franchise in San Antonio, TX from November 2001 to June 2008.
Larry is certified as a Senior Human Resource Professional with 26 years experience, and served as a Vice President, Human Resources, The Psychological Corporation / Harcourt Assessment, San Antonio, TX. His specialties include Career Transition Services; Career Change Expertise; Entrepreneurship; Business Ownership & Management. He is a proud alum of University of Texas, Austin.
You can learn more about Larry on Linked In