Michael Judkins

Hey there, I'm Michael Judkins, Chief Operating Officer at Franchise Sidekick. I'm all about making magic happen behind the scenes. My journey? Well, let's just say it's been one wild ride! With over a decade in the franchise world, I've worn many hats – from mastering franchise and people operations to rocking the multi-unit franchisee scene and even owning my own marketing agency. But what really gets me going? Helping aspiring entrepreneurs turn their dreams into reality. There's nothing quite like seeing the impact a successful business can have on its owners, their communities, and beyond. Connect With Michael
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12 Years in Franchising
1,000+ Clients Worked With
10+ Businesses Owned
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Q&A With
Michael Judkins

What do you love about franchising?

Franchising enables practically anyone to become a business owners and comes with a roadmap for success. Purchasing a franchise allows for owners to focus on their people and their profits and not worry about process.

What do you love about working with clients?

I love to help current and future business owners discover their passions and talents and help them to align and be the best entrepreneurs they can be.

Tell us a little about yourself!

I enjoy spending time outside hiking and camping, traveling to new and exciting places to experience interesting food and sights, and spending my free time at home enjoying a good book, cup of coffee, and wood crafts.

Favorite sidekick?

Samwise Gamgee: He's dedicated, loyal, and does whatever it takes.

"In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years."
Abraham Lincoln