Pete Gilfillan is a passionate business leader who is driven to help people achieve their dreams of being franchise owners. With over 20 years as a corporate executive across multiple industries combined with a history of small business ownership, Pete offers a wide breadth of experience to his clients. His passion, knowledge and energy combined with his determination to find the right franchise that meets your lifestyle and financial goals is what sets Pete Gilfillan apart.
Pete’s passion for business ownership stems from being raised in an entrepreneurial family; His father and grandfather both owned successful franchise businesses before Pete took on business ownership for himself. Gilfillan previously owned a multi-state master license with Junk-King Franchise Systems, Inc. In addition to his franchise ownership experience, Gilfillan also has 20 years of proven success leading large organizations – including a Fortune 5 automotive manufacturer and the world’s third largest construction equipment manufacturer. During his 17 years at Ford Motor Company, he rapidly advanced through a variety of regional and national positions, each with increasing levels of responsibility. As General Manager, he guided an organization spanning up to 10 states and 600 franchise dealerships generating $5 billion in revenue.
Gilfillan graduated from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire with a Bachelor of Business Administration – Marketing degree. He now resides in Naperville, IL and enjoys spending his time with his wife and their four kids. He enjoys coaching sports, outdoor activities, exercising and is an avid reader of self-improvement books.
Looking for a franchise among the thousands of concepts available today can be stressful and confusing, but with Pete it will be an easy and successful process. Pete looks forward to joining you in your journey to find a franchise that will allow you to take control of your destiny and fulfill all of your dreams.