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Helane Wilbourne

Helane Wilbourne, Business Coach with TheEntrepreneur’s Source, North America's leading business ownership and franchisecoaching organization, works with seekers interested in exploring franchisebusiness ownership, career transition, business investment or a blended career.  For over 10 years, Helane has enjoyed theopportunity to work with hundreds of individuals who desire to change andappreciate coaching as a means of evaluating potential next steps.  As a coach, guiding a client through thejourney of discovery is very rewarding.   

Helane is a seasoned Human ResourcesConsultant with expertise in career transition and executive coaching.  Her approach is client centered and educationbased.  As well, she exercises the art ofasking the right questions, objective observation and listening to support aclient’s self-discovery, allowing them to come to their own conclusions abouttheir future. If business ownership is the ultimate solution, “one of thethings we help our clients realize is that you don't have to be in love withthe business in order to capitalize on it. It is your vehicle to success.”  Helane has been a featured speaker for theInternational Franchise Association and the America’s Small Business DevelopmentCenters.

Prior to joining The Entrepreneur’s Source,Helane worked in a variety of business sectors including retail, operations,manufacturing and professional services.   

The Entrepreneur’s Source


For over 25 years The Entrepreneur’s Source hasprovided thousands of people with the answers and the opportunities they neededto improve their lives. Our discovery and education-based method of franchiseand business consulting allows our clients to discover opportunities that areideally suited for what they are seeking for themselves and their families. 

We apply our “win-win” principles to our four keyservice areas:

  •     Franchise /Business Ownership Coaching
  •     Educatingindividuals in business ownership opportunities
  •     Coachingthrough personal evaluation of goals and dream attainment
  •     Guiding themthrough career transitions

With The Entrepreneur’s Source you will go fromEmployment to Empowerment. We coach you through the career transition and helpyou discover new opportunities. In other words: we bridge the gap.


Tim A. Seiber, CFE

Tim Seiber is the Sr. Franchisor Relations Manager at FranFund, Inc. He focuses on helping franchisors understand the funding options available to their systems and how to go about educating their franchisees on financing programs.

Harold L. Kestenbaum

Harold L. Kestenbaum is one of the preeminent franchise lawyers in the industry, and has been practicing law and other matters related to franchising since 1977.

Markus Stickel

Markus Stickel is the Managing Partner and Chief Analytics Officer of Profit Street, an online software analytics company specifically designed for franchises.