Firestorm

Description

Firestorm has developed step by step plans, processes, and procedures to assist companies in planning for and managing disasters and crises. Today, we are experiencing increased natural disasters, terrorism, and health crises/epidemics. The Red Cross states there are 70,000 disasters annually in the United States. The Department of Labor has identified that 40% of businesses struck by a disaster never reopen and of those which do, 25% close within two years.

To address these concerns, Congress mandated that thee Department of Homeland Security and FEMA establish a certification program for Business Continuity Plans in the private sector under Public Law 110-53, Title IX. The Firestorm system allows a franchisee to put their business experience and contacts to work using the Predict. Plan. Perform.™ Systems developed by the company to help companies develop business continuity and disaster plans.

They can support executives in making critical decisions, before, during, and after a disaster or crisis. With 85% of the infrastructure of the country in the private sector, “Preparedness is not a luxury, it is a cost of doing business” for all companies. Every Crisis is a Human Crisis and Firestorm has helped people and solved problems by designing continuity plans for Fortune 500 companies to crisis management support at Virginia Tech after the shooting.Description.

Firestorm has developed step by step plans, processes, and procedures to assist companies in planning for and managing disasters and crises. Today, we are experiencing increased natural disasters, terrorism, and health crises/epidemics. The Red Cross states there are 70,000 disasters annually in the United States. The Department of Labor has identified that 40% of businesses struck by a disaster never reopen and of those which do, 25% close within two years.

To address these concerns, Congress mandated that thee Department of Homeland Security and FEMA establish a certification program for Business Continuity Plans in the private sector under Public Law 110-53, Title IX. The Firestorm system allows a franchisee to put their business experience and contacts to work using the Predict. Plan. Perform.™ Systems developed by the company to help companies develop business continuity and disaster plans.

They can support executives in making critical decisions, before, during, and after a disaster or crisis. With 85% of the infrastructure of the country in the private sector, “Preparedness is not a luxury, it is a cost of doing business” for all companies. Every Crisis is a Human Crisis and Firestorm has helped people and solved problems by designing continuity plans for Fortune 500 companies to crisis management support at Virginia Tech after the shooting.Description

Firestorm has developed step by step plans, processes, and procedures to assist companies in planning for and managing disasters and crises. Today, we are experiencing increased natural disasters, terrorism, and health crises/epidemics. The Red Cross states there are 70,000 disasters annually in the United States. The Department of Labor has identified that 40% of businesses struck by a disaster never reopen and of those which do, 25% close within two years. To address these concerns, Congress mandated that thee Department of Homeland Security and FEMA establish a certification program for Business Continuity Plans in the private sector under Public Law 110-53, Title IX. The Firestorm system allows a franchisee to put their business experience and contacts to work using the Predict. Plan. Perform.™ Systems developed by the company to help companies develop business continuity and disaster plans. They can support executives in making critical decisions, before, during, and after a disaster or crisis. With 85% of the infrastructure of the country in the private sector, “Preparedness is not a luxury, it is a cost of doing business” for all companies. Every Crisis is a Human Crisis and Firestorm has helped people and solved problems by designing continuity plans for Fortune 500 companies to crisis management support at Virginia Tech after the shooting.

Background

Year Established: 2005
Year First Franchised: 2009
Franchised Units: 10-50
Actual number of units: 13
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: No

Notes:

States/Countries Registered In: All 50 States and Washington D.C.
Availability in Canada: Masters / Area Developer: Not Available at this time - Registration in Canada will be available in the future.

 

Financial / Terms

Cash Investment: $60,000
Minimum Investment: $60,000
Minimum Net Worth: N/A
Franchise Fee: $55,000

Royalty: 8%
Ad: 1%
Average # of Employees: 1-2
Passive Ownership Allowed: Yes
Earnings Claims: No

Notes:

Total Investment: $60,000 to $100,000
Royalty: 8%, $1,000 per month minimum after three months
Ad: 1% after 6 months, 2% after first year
Passive Ownership Allowed: Yes, Will be run by Owner or full-time manager with active oversight from Owner.

 

Franchise Sales

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

 

International Expansion
International Expansion Opportunities: No
Developing outside of the U.S.: No
Single Unit Availability Outside U.S.: No
Multiple Unit Availability Outside U.S.: No
Area Development or Master Avail.: No
Cash Investment: N/A
Total Investment: N/A

 

Support & Training Provided

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

Notes:

Firestorm provides all of our franchise partners a one-week comprehensive training program in Atlanta or other selected spots

 

Get Started!

 

 

 

Freddy O'Pry

Franchise Development

281-342-7474