In 2014, Nic Fields stepped into the world of real estate with the goal to flip houses for profit as his sole job and focus. After some time and success, Fields decided there was simply more he could be doing. So he pulled up his bootstraps and started a solar company to work in tandem with flipping homes. This was a way to bring added value to all of the homes with new solar panels. But Fields didn't stop there. This December, Fields and his wife Christie are opening a locally owned and operated Honest Abe Roofing Franchise in Jackson Tennessee to work alongside his two successful businesses.
“Everything I do is intentionally congruent. Every business is cohesive to continue developing and getting better. Why? So we can create a company that is all about the people.”
Nic Fields, a dedicated family man and a house full of four lively dogs, is not your average entrepreneur. His journey through the world of business is a testament to the power of innovation and commitment to a sustainable future for himself and his employees. From house flipping to eco-friendly endeavors with Solar Fields, he is bringing his work full circle and partnering with Honest Abe Roofing to continue making a positive impact on homeowners, employees, communities, and the environment.
A Vision for Success
Solar Fields was a venture that allowed Fields to merge his passion for people with his commitment to green energy. The company's mission was simple yet profound: to bring cost-effective solar panels to your home for better, clean energy. This not only adds value to the properties he flips but also contributes to a more sustainable future.
Fueled by his desire to continually grow and diversify, he became the newest franchise member of Honest Abe Roofing. The decision to join Honest Abe Roofing was strategic, as it seamlessly intertwined with his other business ventures. Now, this dedicated entrepreneur is involved in multiple businesses that complement each other in unique ways.
“I already knew I wanted to start a roofing business, but spending 2 million on capital to just open a business seemed fruitless. So opening a franchise was a no-brainer for me. The only question really was, which one? ” Fields explains, “I came across an Ad on Facebook and was intrigued, so I called up a friend and asked him what he could tell me about Honest Abe Roofing. He told me what I needed to hear, and I was sold.”
Fields took his time to learn and research Honest Abe before making a critical decision. He went on to further explain that “I was making 3 million dollars without even owning a roofing company because I was subcontracting out the job. I figured, why not bring it in-house and make even more?”
Throughout Field's research, he discovered that on average, a single franchise location at Honest Abe makes an annual revenue that exceeds $3 million, with the highest-performing location achieving an impressive $10.6 million in 2022. This promising financial outlook aligns with Field's strategic growth objectives - complementing his existing companies.
“This is why all of my companies are so interconnected. They all work together to make it all work. I have plans to continue growing,” says Fields.
Growing a Better and Brighter Future
Through hard work and a strong mindset, Nic Fields has woven his philosophy into his companies. With a twofold commitment, his vision for success is to foster a positive work environment and continue strong growth projections. With this vision, he can cultivate a workplace where employees thrive, not just professionally but personally, creating a culture of shared success.
To execute this vision, Field's goal is to establish a stable Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) for his workforce. He says, “To me, it's not scary, if it's right for my employees, then it's right by me.” Recognizing the power of ownership, he envisions a future where every employee has a stake in the success of the company. This approach not only ensures financial stability for individuals but also fosters a sense of shared responsibility and pride that can transform the workplace into a better community.
Nic Fields is not merely building companies, but constructing a legacy of positive impact that will last for generations. Opening an Honest Abe Roofing Franchise aligns perfectly with this vision. His commitment to providing a supportive work environment and fostering the growth of future entrepreneurs reflects a holistic approach to success—one that goes beyond profit and embraces the influence of a positive mindset.
Fields says, “Anyone can do it really, and I want to do all I can to help them. You can teach them to reprogram their mindset and watch them transform. And that's when you are starting to impact the world.”
About Honest Abe Roofing
Based in Terre Haute, Indiana, Honest Abe Roofing offers franchise opportunities to qualifying entrepreneurs.
Established in 2007 by Founder and CEO Kevin Newton, Honest Abe Roofing has seen exponential growth in the last 5 years with over 20 franchise locations opening and operating. Honest Abe’s goal is to meet the needs of homeowners and provide the best solutions.
To learn more about Honest Abe Roofing and our franchising opportunities, please visit https://www.honestaberoofingfranchise.com/ or contact us at (866) 587-5171.