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AtWork is proud to announce their franchisee, Lori Brower, was recognized as a 2023 Franchise Rock Star by franchise research firm Franchise Business Review. Brower owns the South Coast Metro Area location in Tustin, California, and the Pomona Valley office in Chino Hills.

“Brower is an innovative, forward-thinking person driven by change and continuous improvement,” Jason Leverant, president and COO of AtWork. “She is always thinking of ways to strengthen our brand and is the first to volunteer to help test new initiatives.”

Brower was selected from franchisees representing  brands that participated in Franchise Business Review’s research. Each franchise leadership nominates their Franchise Rock Stars for one of eight categories. Categories included: Giving Back, Women-Owned, Millennial-Owned, Veteran-Owned, Family-Owned, Freshman, Top Performers, and Multi-Unit Owners. Brower was nominated in the Women-Owned category.

“There are so many stories of inspiring franchise owners who are living their dreams of successful business ownership, that it was incredibly difficult to select this year’s Franchise Rock Stars,” said Michelle Rowan, president and COO of Franchise Business Review. “In the end, we chose individuals who truly exemplify a strong work ethic and a real commitment to their business and their communities. We are thrilled to recognize these Rock Stars as exceptional examples of achieving success within the franchise model.”

Brower began her journey with AtWork in July 2017 and opened her first office in March 2018. She was the 2022 winner of the prestigious AtWork for YOU award that recognizes a top franchisee in the system based on community involvement and who embodies our core values of “Lead, Empower, Excel” and supporting the AtWork name in all she does. Brower also achieved the silver performance award for her South Coast Metro Area location and a bronze award for the Pomona Valley office.

“I’m honored to receive this recognition as a 2023 Franchise Rock Star. Being a part of the AtWork family has been an incredible journey, and I am grateful for the support and opportunities provided by this amazing franchise,” said Brower. “I look forward to continuing to strengthen the brand and positively impacting my community by helping people find jobs and local businesses find talent.”