Payroll Vault’s Amy Minjares Recognized as a 2021 Franchise Rock Star by Franchise Business Review

Redlands, California 


Greenwood Village, Colorado, July 22, 2021 – Payroll Vault’s Amy Minjares was identified by franchise research firm, Franchise Business Review, as being one of 2021’s Franchise Rock Stars.

Minjares was selected from nearly 25,000 franchisees, representing 224 brands that participated in Franchise Business Review’s research in the past 18 months.

The Franchise Rock Stars recognized were nominated by their franchise brand leadership in one of eight categories as franchisees who set admirable examples when it comes to leadership, business acumen, financial and professional success, and contributing to their community. Categories included: Giving Back, Women, Millennials, Veterans, Family-Owned, “Freshmen”, Top-Performers, and Multi-Unit Owners.

“There are so many success stories out there and thousands of inspiring franchise owners who are living their dreams of business ownership that it was incredibly difficult to narrow down the list,” said Eric Stites, CEO of Franchise Business Review. “In the end, we chose individuals who are exceptional examples of achieving success through the franchise model and exemplify a strong work ethic and a real commitment to their business and community. The franchise owners on this year’s list have shown that with hard work, perseverance and the support of a strong franchise system, anyone can find success, no matter their background or previous experience. We are thrilled to recognize these individuals as Franchise Rock Stars.” 


Minjares is a Franchise Rock Star because of her superior community outreach and steady growth of their business, Payroll Vault Redlands, California. Heavily involved in her local Chamber of Commerce, she is dedicated to building strong relationships within her business community to support its ongoing growth. This is clearly demonstrated in Redlands’s steady growth and onboarding of clients. The attention and guidance that she offers her clients and team of specialists model her business expertise and leadership qualities.


“The excitement that is felt from the success of our franchisees and their teams is always an overwhelming sensation,” stated Tricia Petteys, Co-founder/COO. “There are many franchise owners out there who are deserving and work hard every day. But without a doubt, Amy is one of our strongest leaders and we are excited to see her recognized as a Franchise Rock Star!”

“I was introduced to Payroll Vault a little over three years ago at a pivotal time in my life and my career,” stated Minjares. “I am incredibly humbled and blessed to have been chosen for this award. As a leader, you are only as good as the team that you work with. I am very thankful to have an amazing team in my corner! Hard work truly pays off.”


Visit to see the full list of 2021 Franchise Rock Stars.

About Payroll Vault

Payroll Vault was created to serve the specific payroll service needs of businesses of all sizes. The company’s mission is focused on providing quality payroll services and solutions, complemented with outstanding customer service. Supported via an advanced and secure web-based technology platform, Payroll Vault offers a highly convenient, efficient, and real-time solution for clients. Payroll Vault is a national leader within the independent payroll service provider market. Learn more at


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. FBR publishes free and unbiased franchisee satisfaction research reports throughout the year online at To read our publications, visit

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