Carmela Wootan, a franchisee and Army major, says her military skills are helping her businesses weather the COVID-19 pandemic. "Typically vets come with discipline, are hard-working, and they know how to make things work," says Wootan, who has a Saladworks and a Smoothie King in Colorado. Despite the impact of the pandemic, VetFran Coordinator Matt Wiggins notes, "We've got veterans coming to us day in and day out looking for their next opportunity."
Military vet franchisees "make things work" in a crisis
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