Payroll Vault Named a Top 50

Franchise Opportunity for Women


Franchise Business Review Survey Shows Female Owners are 

Highly Satisfied with Payroll Vault Franchising's Performance


Greenwood Village, CO July 16, 2019 – Payroll Vault Franchising was recently named a top franchise by Franchise Business Review in its 2019 Top Franchises for Women Report.


Payroll Vault is a boutique-style full-service payroll company designed for small business. Founded by a career CPA that identified the benefits of separating payroll from traditional accounting to achieve more efficient results, Payroll Vault focuses on the needs of local small and mid-sized businesses and lends entrepreneurs the advantage of stepping into a $47B market place.

Franchise Business Review, a franchise market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction, provides the only rankings of franchises based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance. Franchise Business Review publishes its rankings of top franchises in its annual Guide to Today’s Top Franchises, as well as in quarterly reports throughout the year that rank the top franchises in specific sectors.


Payroll Vault was among more than 265 franchise brands, representing nearly 8,800 female franchise owners, that participated in Franchise Business Review’s research on the Top Franchises for Women. Payroll Vault’s franchisees were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including leadership, training & support, financial opportunity, and work/life balance. 


“We are very honored to receive FBR’s recognition as a Top Franchise for Women in 2019! It’s exciting to see that women are entering into the brand as strong leaders and thriving in their local business communities,” stated Tricia Petteys, COO/Co-founder. “The Payroll Vault brand has been a natural fit for our civic-minded franchise owners and continues to expand in our commitment to small, local businesses within our communities.”


“The franchise industry provides many options to women seeking business ownership on a full- or part-time basis in multiple sectors,” says Michelle Rowan, President and COO of Franchise Business Review. “The number of franchise opportunities can be overwhelming, so it’s critical to examine feedback from other female franchise owners on how well the franchise meets their expectations in terms of support, work/life balance, financial opportunity, and other key areas of business ownership. When you look at the brands on our list, a whopping 90% of women said they enjoyed owning and operating their own business.


Visit to see the full list of 2019 Top Franchises.



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About Payroll Vault Franchising

Payroll and Workforce Management services are growing requirements for small businesses. Payroll Vault Franchising offers the opportunity to own a boutique-style full-service payroll company supported by a team of experts and a nationally recognized brand. From the franchise launch in 2012, Payroll Vault Franchising has rapidly grown as a result of exemplary client service and is an industry leader. For more information, visit


About Franchise Business Review

Franchise Business Review (FBR) is a leading market research firm serving the franchise sector. FBR measures satisfaction and engagement of franchisees and publishes various guides and reports for entrepreneurs considering an investment in a franchise business. Since 2005, FBR has surveyed hundreds of thousands of franchise owners and over 1,100 leading franchise companies. To read our publications, visit To learn more about FBR’s research, please visit



Media Contacts:


Payroll Vault Franchising

Jessica Martin

Director of Marketing & EPM



Franchise Business Review

Sarah Brady

Editorial Director