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Franchise Influencers: Danessa Itaya, President of Bio-One Franchising

As part of our annual Influencer Issue, 1851 Franchise has enlisted the help of the franchise community to compile a list of the top people making moves in the franchise industry.

By Savannah BilboStaff Writer
Updated 2:14PM 03/30/23

Danessa Itaya


Danessa Itaya has a long and successful career in the franchising industry. Danessa started with Service Brands International in 1994 as Director of Franchise New Business Training, and was later promoted to Sr. Director of Operations. In 2009, she became President and Co-Chairperson of the Ms. Molly Foundation, where she raised over $1 million in financial donations for shelters. In 2013, she was Vice President of Operations for Service Brands International and Vice President for Maid Right Franchising, LLC. From 2018 to 2023, she was President of Property Management Inc. Danessa currently serves as President of Bio-One Inc.

About Bio-One Inc.Bio-One Inc. is the first crime-and-trauma scene cleaning franchise, operating in 41 states with over 100 locations. Bio-One is committed to providing excellent service in recovery and suicide cleanup, homicide cleanup, hoarding situations, junk removal, deceased animal recovery, feces removal, pest and rodent droppings and much more. Each office is independently owned and operated by a member of the local community.

Total Locations: 100+

Investment Range: $105,445 - $153,445

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