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:
​ Thanksgiving with Pete First of BrightStar Care Broadcast Date: November 25th , 2021 Broadcast Time : 7:00p EST / ...
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​ America's Largest Roofing Franchise - Honestly Broadcast Date: November 18th , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p ...
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The Pillars of Franchising Live in Chicago! Broadcast Date: November 11th , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p ...
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Battling Fear of Failure to Find Franchising Success Broadcast Date: November 4th , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / ...
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COVID, and EIDL and Labor Shortage - Oh My!  How are these things affecting your financials? Broadcast Date: October 28th, ...
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Great Clips Makes a Difference Supporting ALS Awareness Broadcast Date: October 21st , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / ...
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The Petrowiches Make a Difference with Ronald McDonald House Broadcast Date: October 14 , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST ...
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month - Michelle Robles Broadcast Date: October 7th , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / 4:00p ...
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Women in Franchising - Can Women Have it All? The Seasons of Success in Franchising Broadcast Date: September 30 , ...
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Cassidy Ford Talks Franchise Tools of the Trade Broadcast Date: September 23 , 2021 Broadcast Time : 5:00p EST / ...
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