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About Just Between Friends
Just Between Friends was created in a living room in Tulsa, Oklahoma when Shannon Wilburn, a mother of two young children, and her friend Daven Tackett hosted a sale with 17 friends as consignors and had gross sales of $2000 in 1997.  This led to more sales which caught on with area families and grew—so much so that in 2003, they formed Just Between Friends Franchise Systems, Inc.  Today Wilburn is sole owner and CEO of Just Between Friends Franchise Systems, Inc., which has over 130 franchises in 26 states and counting.  The company projects that gross sales in 2013 will top 25 million dollars. Just Between Friends has been on the Inc. Magazine 5000 list of fastest growing companies the past four years and was named one of Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top 500 Franchises. Just Between Friends was one of only 25 companies to receive the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Blue Ribbon Award. Just Between Friends Franchise Systems Inc. also received a “Franchisee Satisfaction Award” and has been named in the Top 50 franchises by “Franchise Business Review” for the past three years. They were also named one of Kiplinger's Magazine "8 Franchises Worth Buying".  Wilburn was named the Small Business Administration’s “Women in Business Champion”. JBF has been featured on numerous national television shows including The Today Show, CBS Early Show, ABC News, Good Morning America, CNN, Headline News, Fox News, Inside Edition and CNBC’s The Big Idea. They have also been featured in many top markets including Seattle, Denver, Dallas, Houston, San Francisco and Philadelphia as well popular websites,,, and Disney website