The Alternative Board


Overview of the Business:

The Alternative Board is an exclusive, membership-based organization that helps business leaders achieve more – more profitability, productivity and personal fulfillment.

As TAB-Certified Facilitator/Coaches, franchise owners lead monthly peer advisory board meetings and provide business coaching and consulting to individual members and their companies.

Our ideal candidate:

Our most successful franchisees possess several of the following attributes:

  • Motivated and driven to succeed
  • Possess strong business development aptitude
  • Enjoy prominence and prestige in their community 
  • Passionate about helping business owners succeed
  • Comfortable making group presentations
  • Minimum of seven years of business executive, ownership or consulting experience

Function of the Owner/Daily Tasks:

  • Facilitate monthly peer advisory board meetings, comprised of up to 10 members on each board. Members are typically business owners, CEOs, presidents and key executives. Members share issues and give real-world, practical advice on how to solve challenges and seize new opportunities
  • Conduct individual monthly coaching sessions with each member. TAB has proprietary tools and processes to deliver value to members
  • Present the TAB process and membership benefits to prospective members both in group and one-on-one settings


Year Established: 1990
Year First Franchised: 1996
Franchised Units: 100+
Actual number of units: 125
Company Owned Units: 5
Projected New Units (12 months): 20

States referrals are accepted in:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Avail. in Canada: Masters/Area Developer: Yes


Currently accepting referrals internationally, including Canada.


Financial / Terms

Cash Investment: $76,000
Minimum Investment: $85,121
Minimum Net Worth: $300,000
Franchise Fee: $44,000


  • Vet Fran

Royalty: Greater of minimum or 20% of gross annual revenue, reduced to 10% for gross annual revenue in excess of $150,000
Ad: 1%
Average # of Employees: 1
Passive Ownership Allowed: No
Earnings Claims: Yes


Required Liquid Capital: $70,000
Market Size: $400 Billion

Franchise Sales

Single Unit: Yes
Multiple Units: No
Area/Master Developer: Yes
Resales: Yes


International Expansion

International Expansion Opportunities: Yes
Developing outside of the U.S.: Inquire with Corporate
Single Unit Availability Outside U.S.: No
Multiple Unit Availability Outside U.S.: No
Area Development or Master Avail.: Yes
Cash Investment: Inquire with Corporate
Total Investment: Inquire with Corporate


International Opportunities - inquire with Corporate.


Support & Training Provided

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: No
Lease Negotiation Assistance: No
Co-operative Advertising: No



TAB’s franchisee training program consists of:

  • Online pre-initial training
  • Six days of Initial Training held at our Global Corporate Headquarters in Colorado
  • Up to 16 days over four separate weeks of field support training in franchisee’s protected territory, helping franchisee launch the business
  • Two days of Advanced Training held at our Global Corporate Headquarters in Colorado
  • Weekly business coaching during the first six months of operations
  • Ongoing training via annual international facilitator conference, webcasts, and online training


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Freddy O'Pry

Franchise Development