About Us

Mission Statement

“Offer aspiring entrepreneurs guidance when considering business ownership as a means to reaching their personal, professional and financial goals. Provide help with business selection, resources and support as candidates seek to discover the best option for reaching their goals in a safe and affordable manner.”

Meet Our Team

Nan Stricker

President & Franchise Business Advisor

Nan started her journey into business ownership shortly after leaving the corporate world. Nan owned and operated a small business for 10+ years before entering the franchise industry in 2006. Through educating and advising candidates, Nan found her purpose and became passionate about helping others gain control of their lives and their futures by means of business ownership. Nan is managing member of Global Preferred Solutions LLC (GPS Franchise) providing franchise consulting and business services internationally.

Nan is involved in the community through volunteer efforts with Job Search Focus Group (Hyde Park/Cincinnati) and the Cincinnati-Eastside Rotary Club.

Diane Stricker

Franchise Business Advisor

Diane was in corporate customer service for over 27 years before joining with Nan to form GPS Franchise. Diane is an expert in communications and focuses keenly on each candidate’s business and lifestyle preferences to identify the best options for helping them reach their desired goals. Diane enjoys guiding candidates through the process and assisting them in determining which opportunity will best help them achieve success.

“Guiding You To Your Ultimate Business Opportunity”

As members of the Franchise Brokers Association (FBA), GPS Franchise is part of an international association of 250+ franchise professionals dedicated to elevating the quality and level of professionalism of the industry. The FBA pre-screens franchise concepts and provides invaluable tools and resources to its members to help promote their success in assisting candidates.

Candidates can expect the highest level of integrity and professionalism from our consultants as we reveal business opportunities matching their interests and desires, transferable skills and personal business building profile. We are there to offer our support every step of the way as we coach candidates through their due diligence to their ultimate decision.

Our Cost?

Our services are paid for by the franchisor out of their marketing budget whereby making our services free to candidates. By using our services, the franchise will not cost any more or less for our candidates.