November 4th, 2019

41: The Franchise Journey of Husband and Wife Duo Jerel & Heather Tomasello- The Franchise Story Podcast


  • In this episode, we’re here with Jerel & Heather Tomasello of MY SALON Suites and Deka Lash. They are the first husband and wife team we have in the podcast and they have share tons of learning experiences for those who are building a business together. Their journey in franchising has its twists and turns but for them the best part is being able to make wise decisions along the way.


    So come on and let’s join them now and learn from their dynamics and their franchising experiences.


    What we talk about:

    • Jerel’s and Heather’s business background

    • Pulling the plug on a franchise that’s not working and learning the lesson

    • Having clear roles and responsibilities

    • Communication is the key

    • Having healthy boundaries

    • Owning multiple sites

    • Helping other franchisees succeed

    • Creating a better system for everybody

    • There is strength in your executive team

    • Why go to the franchisor level

    • What’s next for Deka Lash and MY SALON Suites

    • What about “Retirement”

    • Enjoying the balance of freedom and responsibilities


    What we mention:

    • Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki

    • Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream Shop

    • Liberty Tax

    • MY SALON Suites, by Jerel & Heather Tomasello

    • Deka Lash, by Jerel & Heather Tomasello