S6 E14: From 12 to 140+ Locations: The Franchisee Who Skyrocketed Orangetheory to Fame

Meet Jamie Weeks, a dynamic entrepreneur who’s not afraid to make waves in the franchising industry. With a remarkable portfolio of 140 Orangetheory fitness studios and plans to launch 60 Dogtopia franchises, Jamie recently stepped into the entrepreneurial arena with his own brand, Sweathouz.

In this deep dive into the archives, the Wolf revisits how Jamie managed to cultivate a thriving company culture while maintaining a multitude of businesses. 

Then, Jamie shares insights about how a pivotal private equity deal catapulted him from 12 to 140 locations and how risk-taking played a central role in his recipe for achieving resounding multi-franchise success. 

Plus, can the Wolf handle Jamie’s intensive interview process? Tune in to find out!


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