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Heather Rosen
Heather Rosen is the president of FranNet of Virginia, part of a leading franchise advisory firm with over 50 offices worldwide. As a FranNet franchise consultant, Heather works with clients throughout Virginia and D.C., helping match them with the right franchise based on their skill set, goals, lifestyle and financial capabilities. She is also an attorney who previously advised small and medium sized businesses on a variety of legal matters.

Entries by Heather Rosen

The Calculated Entrepreneur

(1) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 5:13 PM

Every day I meet people who dream about starting their own business, but wonder if they have what it takes. Some have been in corporate jobs for years and have great skills but not a great idea for a business. Or they may not be a big risk taker. But...

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Resolution: Change Job, Change Life

(0) Comments | Posted January 10, 2014 | 5:08 AM

Time to lose weight, find a hobby, work out, spend more time with friends and family, get a new job... and the list goes on. It must be the New Year -- a time when most of us feel the urge to tweak our lives and revisit our goals. Too...

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Veteran Takes Own Advice About Business Ownership

(0) Comments | Posted June 25, 2013 | 1:05 PM

For the past 17 years, Will Vehrs manned the Virginia Business Information Center, where he counseled and trained would-be entrepreneurs on the steps necessary to start a business. Through the educational outreach the center offered is how I met Will.

As a franchise specialist and owner of...

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Helping Vets Make Sound Business Bets

(2) Comments | Posted August 20, 2012 | 2:22 PM

As Labor Day gets close, it's a time to remember those struggling to join the workforce. It's an especially tough economy to return home to for military personnel who serve our nation.

In fact, Gulf War-era II veterans have had a particularly rough time finding work. Last year, their...

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D.C. -- A Capital for Start-Ups

(0) Comments | Posted June 5, 2012 | 5:04 PM

The economy got you down? You're not alone. Increasingly, displaced executives and employed executives who feel that they are at risk of losing their jobs comprise the bulk of my clientele.

Across America, the economic upheaval of the last five years has led large numbers of professionals from...

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