October is National Women’s Small Business Month

October 1, 2018, 4:29 pm EST | Share:

CHARLESTON, SC (FOX 24 NEWS NOW) — It’s National Women’s Small Business Month, and we’re celebrating all the great local female entrepreneurs who have kick-started their companies or franchises.

The National Association of Women Business Owners revealed there are more than 9 million women-owned businesses through the nation, employing a whopping 8 million employees.

Today, we sat down with three local business women: Cathey Petkash, a local franchise specialist with FranNet, Amy Justis, CMIT Solutions of Charleston franchisee and Sherry Rector, Honest-1 Auto Care franchisee.

They shared their stories and the challenges women face in today’s entrepreneurial world.

If you’d like more information on joining one of these companies, you can find our guests’ contact information below.

Cathey Petkash: cpetkash@frannet.com or 678.644.3868
Amy Justis: ajustis@cmitsolutions.com or 843.501.9908
Sherry Rector: srector@honest-1.com or 843.814.8413