FranNet MidAmerica – South West Ohio and Northern Kentucky

Thom Crimans | FranNet MidAmerica - Louisville
Associate Consultant

Phone: 502-767-8723

This office is independently owned and operated by:

Todd Pfister | FranNet MidAmerica
FranNet Franchisee
Franchise Consultant

Phone: 513-469-2900 | 513-543-3325 Cell



Thom Crimans is a career consultation professional specializing in franchising. His areas of expertise include, identifying transferable skills, career assessment, franchise system design and matching company profile assessments with individual core competencies. He has over 30 years of experience in business system design and consulting in such areas as developing high performance work teams and effective franchise processes. Thom is the president of FranNet of Mid-America located in Louisville, Kentucky and is a Member at Large of the FranNet Board of Directors. He has also served as both Inventory Committee Chairman and Membership Committee Chairman for the FranNet Board of Directors. He is also a member of both the International Franchise Association and the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers. 

In short, Thom is an expert at placing prospective entrepreneurs with franchises for sale in Louisville and surrounding areas. But not just any franchise opportunity; he can help you find the best fit to meet your exact personal needs and business goals.

In his business, Thom evaluates the systems of individual franchise organizations and then develops a profile, for franchisers, of the ideal franchisee. He helps individuals who want to own their own business to understand their goals, preferences, and transferable skill sets in order to match them with the franchise opportunities for which they are best suited. He also conducts regular seminars to educate potential franchisees on how to effectively evaluate a franchise opportunity.

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Thom is the co-author of “Franchising 101”, published by the Association of Small Business Development Centers and has personally owned and operated and successfully sold several different franchise businesses. He is widely recognized as a leading authority in the realm of successfully matching prospect franchisees with the right franchise opportunity and identifying transferable skill sets. 


Thom Crimans is president and owner of FranNet of MidAmerica with offices in Louisville and Indianapolis. A founder of the company’s Louisville office in 1994, Crimans’ service area covers the states of Kentucky and Indiana. As a former corporate executive who worked in human resources, Crimans began his career with FranNet in search of an exciting opportunity to operate his own franchise and follow his dream of business ownership while helping others do the same.

He has successfully matched 100's of individuals with dozens of separate franchise organizations since 1994. 

An expert who assists individuals in exploring franchise opportunities, Crimans’ specialties include career assessment and matching an individual’s skills and core competencies with a franchisor most suited to them. Crimans has personally owned, operated, and sold various franchise businesses. He is widely recognized as a leading authority in the franchisor-franchisee matching process and frequently assists the media as a resource surrounding the topic.

Crimans has a B.S. in Business Administration from Indiana University.  He is also involved in Rotary International and an active volunteer for Every 1 Reads, a community-wide effort to have every child in Louisville’s Jefferson County Public Schools system reading at grade level.


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