Mike Perez founded Trailblazer Franchising with a passion for mentoring others and making them successful, and his own mission of assisting new and seasoned entrepreneurs make the right franchise choices. He has over 38 years of professional experience, which includes leading large military organizations in uncertain environments, in planning and training, and in assessing and managing risk. He was a successful manager in fast-paced retail and not-for-profit organizations and knows the struggles of trying to launch a new business as well.
Mike’s experience (and love of organizing the unknown) will enable him to assist you in assessing and understanding your unique position and business desires, planning and organizing your steps, and provide you unbiased information with honesty, integrity, and respect. He focuses on being your partner and will connect you with a team of professionals in franchise accounting, legal services, and funding to help you make informed decisions.
Through his diverse experiences, Mike understands the challenges and even the excitement of uncertainty in new situations; having recently retired from the Army, he personally knows there are individual and family decisions in making a career transition. Mike resides in the Lone Star State with his amazing wife of 39 years. He has four grown children and four grandchildren. His future plans include an RV and truck for traveling with his family, hunting and fishing, and is developing concepts for new business ventures of his own.