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Smoothie King Husband and Wife Duo are Best Friends, Business Partners and Travel Addicts

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Paul and Holly Alfonso are great business partners. They’re also pretty crazy about each other. “We’re best friends,” Paul said. “It’s easy. We’ve worked together for so long, and we complement each other well. Her personality is strong in certain ways, and mine is strong in other ways.” Together, the pair has launched eight Smoothie […]

Trading in a Baseball Cap for a Smoothie King Crown

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When Miami-based Smoothie King owner Fausto Faraldo scans a job applicant’s resume, he isn’t necessarily looking for hard skills or even comparable employment – he’s looking for sports or team-related experience. “Ninety-five percent of the time, those people end up being my best employees,” he said. This philosophy sprung from Fausto’s own background as a […]

How Smoothie King Fits Perfectly Into My Multi-Brand Portfolio

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Joanne Hilliard, a family nurse practitioner in San Antonio, Texas, is driven to help people in as many ways as possible. She became a nurse to help people get back on their feet again. She became the owner of two SportClips franchises to help people look better. And when she wanted to help people feel […]

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Restaurateur Embraces Simplicity as Smoothie King Franchisee

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With eight locations from Louisiana to Florida, Smoothie King franchisee Clay Koenig has quickly found his niche with the lifestyle-focused smoothie brand. Prior to becoming a Smoothie King franchisee, Clay worked for several years at two other quick-service restaurant concepts. After selling those QSR locations, Clay became an International Operations Consultant at Smoothie King. He […]

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Lawyer Shifts Gears to Open Multiple Smoothie Franchises

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With two smoothie franchises open and one in development, Liz Szabo has quickly adjusted to life as a Smoothie King owner. Before joining the Smoothie King brand, Liz Szabo was a practicing lawyer. She received her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh Law School, after previously studying English, Psychology and Gender & Women’s Studies at […]

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