Jerry Akers – Owner at Sharpness, Inc DBA Great Clips

Jerry Akers is a lifetime Entrepreneur owning a wide variety of businesses in his 40 years of business experience. His business interested included Real Estate Investments, a Marketing Company, a Business Consulting Company, and various others. For the past 13 years he and his wife have grown their Great Clips group from one salon to 27 and now with the entry of their children plan on adding several more.
Jerry currently serves on the Great Clips MARC franchisee leadership board, the International Franchise Associations Franchisee Forum, the National Federation of Independent Business State Leadership Council, and the Iowa State Cosmetology Board.
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Guest appearances by Jerry:
Treat Yourself to Yogurtland - Fastest Growing Yogurt Franchise! Broadcast Date: September 23 , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST ...
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​Franchising on the Go with Smart Drinks' Lorri Wyndham Broadcast Date: September 16 , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST ...
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​Topic: Franchise for Good: Growing and Scaling Nonprofits by Leveraging 450 Years of Experience Broadcast Date: September 9th , 2021 Broadcast ...
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Disentangling Personal and Business Finances with Lisa Rodino Broadcast Date: September 2nd , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / ...
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A "Hit Man" on and Off the Field: How Doug Plank Found Success in Business and Franchising Broadcast Date:  August ...
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Franchise Business Review-Importance of Data and Benchmarks Broadcast Date: August 19 , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p ...
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All For One and One For All: How Franchising Teams Impact Brand Success Broadcast Date: August 12th , 2021 Broadcast ...
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Helping America Get Back to Work Broadcast Date: August 5th , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p CST ...
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​Success by the Numbers: Taking Control of Your Financial Future. Broadcast Date: July 29th , 2021 Podcast Time : 5:00p ...
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Obstacles and Opportunities: Navigating Franchise Ownership in 2021 Broadcast Date: July 22nd, 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p ...
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