Franchise Partner Spotlight: Judy Meyers
When did you become a Franchise Partner with ShelfGenie?
Which market(s) are you currently operating?
What’s your background? What did you do before owning your ShelfGenie business?
Information Technology – Testing DB2 Software on the Mainframe
What made you decide to look into franchising?
Did not want to work in the “corporate world” any longer.
Why did you select ShelfGenie?
Absolutely LOVE the product.
What sets ShelfGenie apart from some of the other franchises you looked at?
Low overhead, great product, and I feel like there is a lot of integrity.
What are some of the challenges you face in your franchise business?
Learning about marketing and closing sales, as I have no background in either.
What are your goals for the future?
To be successful and profitable.
What is one piece of advice you’d offer others in your position who are considering a franchise?
Learn more about marketing.
What are three personality traits and three occupation-related skills you must possess to run a business effectively?
Organized, being able to multi-task, and doing what you say (keeping your word).
Previously a Principal Quality Assurance Engineer in IT, Judy knows the importance of quality products as well as exceeding clients expectations. She lives with her three wonderful children and their dog in Lockport, IL. As a family, they are into sports, with two sons who played soccer and a daughter who is on the basketball team. In her free time, she loves gardening, cooking, entertaining, and remodeling so she appreciates how a functional organized kitchen brings joy and efficiency.