Steve and Lindsay Verdun Awarded FBR Rock Star Award
July 8, 2024

We are thrilled to announce that Steve and Lindsay Verdun, esteemed franchisees of TSS Photography, have been honored with the prestigious Franchise Business Review (FBR) Rock Star Award. This accolade is a testament to their dedication, excellence, and impact in the photography industry.

A Journey from Employees to Franchise Leaders

Steve and Lindsay Verdun’s journey with TSS Photography began over two decades ago. Starting as employees for a local TSS Photography owner in 1999, they quickly became integral to the business. In 2007, they took a leap of faith and transitioned to franchise ownership. Seventeen years later, they have not only established themselves as top performers but have also created a community-oriented, family-friendly business environment in Illinois.

The Secret to Their Success

The Verduns attribute their success to several key factors:

1. Collaborative Partnership: As a husband-and-wife team, Steve and Lindsay complement each other’s strengths, ensuring a balanced and effective business operation. Their ability to work together harmoniously has been a cornerstone of their success.

2. Reliable Team and Support: The Verduns emphasize the importance of having a dependable local team, robust technology, and an exceptional print lab. They also value the continuous support and training provided by TSS Photography, which has been instrumental in their growth.

3. Flexibility and Family Time: One of the significant benefits of owning a TSS Photography franchise is the flexibility it offers. The Verduns have been able to prioritize family time while running a successful business. This balance has allowed them to be present for their children’s milestones and activities, contributing to their overall happiness and fulfillment.

The Impact on the Community

Steve and Lindsay have made a significant impact in their community by providing thoughtful, impactful, and attention-grabbing images for schools, sports teams, and special events. Their dedication to quality and service has earned them a reputation as a bedrock for event photography in their area.

The Benefits of the TSS Photography Franchise

For those considering a TSS Photography franchise, the Verduns offer some valuable advice:

– Talk to Other Franchise Owners: Learning from the experiences of others can provide crucial insights into the business.

– Embrace the Support and Training: TSS Photography offers comprehensive training and continuous support, which are invaluable for success.

– Focus on Team Building: Having a reliable team and leveraging the support from the franchise can significantly enhance business operations.

Looking to the Future

The Verduns, although they are light-years away from retiring, are already thinking about the future and succession planning. They appreciate the willingness of TSS Photography to assist in assessing the value of their business and exploring potential sales or resales opportunities.

Congratulations Steve and Lindsay

Our TSS franchise owners, like Steve and Lindsay Verdun, truly love what they do, and it shines through in every photograph they take. Their passion and dedication are key elements that drive their success and create memorable, impactful images for their clients. We are incredibly proud to celebrate their achievements and this prestigious award. If you’re looking for a photographer who shares this passion and commitment, find a TSS Photographer in your area.