WHY I BOUGHT
Pool Scouts Customers Steven and Anna Laura Kaspar Sign Franchise Deal in Memphis
Longtime Memphians and husband-and-wife team Steven and Anna Laura Kaspar have signed a three-territory franchise deal with Pool Scouts to provide a much-needed service to pool and hot tub owners in Bluff City. Steven, an IT professional, and Anna Laura, a physical therapist, were already enthusiastic customers of the brand when they decided to invest.
“I know from experience that Pool Scouts offers amazing customer service and has a great business model,” Steven said. “Once I went through the discovery process, I was confident in my decision to sign due to the company’s excellent support and established brand recognition.”
Steven was especially attracted to the role of a franchise owner because it allows him to maintain his full-time job as a tech manager for Memphis-based Nationwide Marketing Group. He is also involved in two local startup businesses with his friends, a fitness concept called diversiFIT and a golf membership concept called The Players View. Steven is active in his community as a coach for the girls’ basketball team Evangelical Christian High School where he was a student himself.
“Steven and Anna Laura are a dynamic couple,” said Pool Scouts President Michael Wagner. “Their respective backgrounds will contribute greatly to the operation of their franchise, and as Memphis residents, they understand the market really well. The leadership team couldn’t be more excited to have them on board.”
Kaspar looks forward to a smooth transition into franchise ownership thanks to Pool Scouts Leadership, a team well-versed in guiding its local owners through the onboarding and opening process.
“Another unique part of this transition is that we had to do training virtually with Steven due to COVID-19,” Wagner said. “With his background, Steven really took well to our systems and the digital marketing side of things.”
The signing comes on the heels of more good news for Pool Scouts: The brand, which has been deemed an essential service during COVID-19, also recently signed two new franchisees in the Charlotte, North Carolina area who purchased two territories each. Such timely franchise purchases prove the brand’s viability during any economic climate. Across its network, Pool Scouts has seen a more than a 50% increase in revenue over last year.
The Memphis signing also paves the way for further brand domination in the state of Tennessee. Pool Scouts is especially interested in expanding into Nashville, as well as Knoxville and Chattanooga.
“Thanks to its fast growth, Nashville is an ideal market for a Pool Scouts franchise,” Wagner said. “The city can hold at least three territories, and we’re looking to occupy two territories in Knoxville and another in Chattanooga.”
With business and tech-savvy franchisees like the Kaspars, strong market and customer validation and a simple, low-cost business model, Pool Scouts is ready to continue taking Memphis and the entire state of Tennessee by storm.
For more information about franchising with Pool Scouts, visit https://poolscoutsfranchise.com/.