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The Entrepreneur's Source® is the world's largest and #1 franchise coaching organization dedicated to empowering potential entrepreneurs to achieve their personal and professional goals through self-employment. The Entrepreneur's Source® is recognized as the industry leader in franchise education, coaching and knowledge of opportunities through the country.
With over 30 years of experience, The Entrepreneurs Source® pioneered the franchise coaching industry. Since then, we have been coaching and empowering tens of thousands of individuals to break free from the employment cycle and empower them to achieve their dreams and become self-sufficient through business ownership.
Ed Echt has over 35 years experience in corporate management, business development and business ownership. Prior to joining The Entrepreneur's Source he spent 21 years in corporate management in all business disciplines with his final 10 years spent in senior management positions. Ed also invested in 2 franchise businesses and served as president and managing partner in an independent management training and consulting firm. In 2002 Ed joined the Entrepeneur's Source to pursue his life's passions through franchise ownership. He absolutely loves assisting people achieve their career dreams. Since beoming a "Dream Team" member Ed has worked with hundreds of individuals exploring career options and has received numerous awards from the Entrepreneur's Source for his excellent performance and dedication to his clients, including the award named for the company founder. Ed is a sought after speaker and seminar facilitator. Ed also serves as the Vice Chairperson of The Entrepreneur's Source Franchisee Advisory Council. Ed holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Admininstration and a Masters of Science Degree in Human Relations.
"Thank you Ed for all the guidance and moral support you provided me during the entire "Discovery Process." With your coaching I am just amazed at how much I've discovered about the oppotunities franchises have to offer, as well as my goals and what I would truly enjoy doing." - LC
"What impressed me most was the complete absence of pressure with which you approach your clients. You are a great coach and frankly mentor...This is a rare touch of style and true class, and speaks well of you Ed and TES as an organization. I will send any associates interested in exploring business ownership your way with dispatch." - MP
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