It Started with a Dream
Our founder, Don Dwyer Sr., began his dream of success in New York when
he sold his cherished convertible to purchase a paper route so that he
could earn money to pay for his college education. By the time he graduated
from college, Don was earning more from his part-time paper route than
he could ever earn working full-time for someone else as a recent college graduate.
Continuing on his path of entrepreneurship, Don purchased a franchise to
market and sell management and motivational materials. He was so successful
that the franchisor recruited him to join the home office in Waco, Texas,
where he quickly rose to the position of senior vice president.
Don then seized the opportunity to create his own franchise, Rainbow International
Carpet Dyeing and Cleaning Company, which became one of the world's
largest companies of its kind, and the flagship of Dwyer Group that was
Today, Don Dwyer's legacy lives on through the best franchises in the
Vet Fran: Supporting Individuals Who Have Served Our Country
Since 1991, Dwyer Group has been on a mission to enable transitioning military
personnel and current veterans to achieve their dreams of business ownership.
The Veterans Transition Franchise Initiative (VetFran Program) was established
by Don Dwyer, Sr., founder of Dwyer Group, soon after the Gulf War. This
national program is a voluntary effort of International Franchise Association
(IFA) member companies to encourage franchise ownership by offering financial
incentives to honorably discharged veterans.
We are honored to state that more than 160 veterans have participated in
our service franchise program, and more than 1,700 veterans across 400
franchise brands have taken advantage of franchise business opportunities
through the VetFran program.Dwyer Group is proud to offer a
15% discount off the minimum initial franchise fee (as per the FDD) and special vendor
incentives for qualifying individuals.
Your Bright Future Begins Here
Don Dwyer's daughter and successor, Dina Dwyer-Owens, has taken our
business to new heights. Dwyer Group's phenomenal success has gotten
national recognition, leading to a CBS Channel feature on Dina and Dwyer Group in
Undercover Boss and
Undercover Boss: Epic Bosses.
At Dwyer Group, we help our service-based franchise owners reach their
goals in a business with an established and exclusive system of excellent
training, support, and coaching.
We take the guesswork out of running your business.
Find Your Opportunity
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