Carly Okyle

Carly Okyle

Assistant Editor, Contributed Content

Carly Okyle is an assistant editor for contributed content at Entrepreneur.com.

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How This Man's High School Job Evolved Into a Food-Franchise Career

In the late 90s, John Gulledge was a high school student hungry for work and experience. Today, he's a successful franchisee enjoying his just desserts.

Franchising Helped These Women Find Work-Life Balance for Themselves and Other Moms

These working mothers decided to help other high-achieving parents with their customer-focused Kiddie Academy franchise.

This Mom Took Her Kids's Education Into Her Own Hands and Became a Franchisee

Based on the experience her children had with Best in Class Education Center, Priya Venkat opened two franchises in Texas.

Veteran Franchisees, We Salute You (Infographic)

More veterans are embracing their entrepreneurial side. Check out these facts and figures.

A Two Time All-American Hurdler Overcomes Obstacles in Sports and Business

Like the lawns and landscapes he cares for, Justin Rush can withstand rough patches.

How This Woman's Young Daughter Inspired Her to Change Careers

Jill Raedels worked with Enterprise for 13 years before opening a kids' haircutting franchise.

The Grewal Family Franchises Together and Thrives Together

Meet two generations of Subway franchisees, who can tell you what it's like to grow up in -- and then take on -- the family business.

How One Woman Reinvented Her Career After Nearly 30 Years by Becoming a Franchisee

After spending much of her career at Motorola, Linda Zager learned that selling consulting services required different techniques than selling phones.

This Woman Brought a German Franchise to South Carolina With Wunderbar Results

Jean Brodnax-Martin discovered Vom Fass in Europe and, along with her husband, was quick to become a franchisee when the company expanded to the states.

Why Opening a Kumon Center Was an Educational Experience for Former Teacher

After seeing her daughter's skills improve with Kumon tutoring, this math teacher was inspired to become a franchisee for the company.

How a Love of Travel Took This Man From Drummer to Franchisee

Through Expedia CruiseShipCenters, franchisee Jon Harvill is helping others to experience his passion for new places.

This Franchisee Turned His After-School Job Into a Business

Amol Kohli has been working in the restaurant industry since he was 15. Now, as an adult, he's a restaurant franchisee. Here's how he climbed the ladder.

This Franchisee 'Fell in Love' With Her Product, and Minnesota Is Following Suit

Mary Bigler was a fan of Maui Wowi Hawaiian before she was a franchisee. Today, her enthusiasm has only grown.

How This Second-Generation Franchisee Is Doing Things Her Way

Alex Chambers began her UPS career working in her father's store, but now she's in charge.

This Man Lost Weight and Found a Career in a Fitness Franchise

Josh Carter's Fit Body Boot Camp franchise allowed his passion to become his career.

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