The Dwyer Group, in Waco, has been named of of the 50 top franchises for minorities, by the National Minority Franchising Initiative. The local Dwyer Group runs seven franchise business'.
The NMFI recognizes companies with a commitment to recruit and advance minorities within their company.
Minorities accounted for around five percent of total franchises in 2000, and now, the numbers have increased to 15 percent.
The CEO of the Dwyer Group, says this achievement reinforces their goal commitment to diversity within their company.