American Family Care® finds the right franchise funding partner with Tandem Finance and the Fund Your Franchise team

July 29, 2022

Tandem Finance has established a dedicated Vendor Service Team designed to support American Family Care's unique needs.

Fort Collins, COLO. – American Family Care franchise is a leader in urgent care services. Their impressive growth during the Covid-19 pandemic is exactly why Tandem Finance is partnering with American Family Care under their newly launched Fund Your Franchise initiative to provide financing to current and expanding franchise units making healthcare more accessible to all in their communities. This collaboration will provide American Family Care (AFC) franchise owners and franchisors the ability to offer payment options for new and used equipment, signage, remodeling or reimaging upgrade initiatives.

“We are very excited to work with the corporate team at the American Family Care offices and thrilled to be able to support their tremendous growth during the pandemic.  Knowing how they work tirelessly for better solutions for their franchise owners is impressive.  Helping them grow locations so they can further serve their patients during a continued novel time will be a true pleasure for the Tandem Finance team” states Mike Sheehan, President of Tandem Finance.

“While the events have strained many businesses and forced massive closures and layoffs, AFC pivoted quickly with targeted innovation that benefited both patients and franchisees,” explains Sean Hart, Vice President of Sales and Development at American Family Care. “The mission and values of American Family Care is to provide the best healthcare possible in a kind and caring environment, in an economical manner, while respecting the rights of all of our patients, at times and locations convenient to the patient.”

Tandem is prepared to underwrite, fund and fully administer transactions across the complete credit spectrum – including start-up businesses. Our turnaround times and funding ability makes us unique in the finance industry and we pride ourselves in providing the best in support and response. A dedicated Vendor Service Team designed to support American Family Care's unique needs has been established. Sheehan closes by stating, "Our full-circle financing approach can create solid results for any franchisor interested in having a true finance opportunity for their franchisees.  Tandem is here to partner with our program stakeholders to allow for our end-user clients as they manage their growth and funding needs over the course of their franchise ownership cycle.”  

About Tandem Finance:

Tandem Finance Inc. provides commercial financing to SMBs. Tandem’s partnership with American Family Care is part of an ongoing initiative to help businesses and franchise operators recover and rebuild from the long COVID-19 pandemic. Tandem Finance and Fund Your Franchise is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chesswood Group Limited. Chesswood Group Limited, publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CHW), a financial services company operating in the specialty finance industry in North America.

About American Family Care:

Founded by Dr. Bruce Irwin with a single location in 1982, American Family Care has pioneered the concept of convenient, patient-centric healthcare. Today, with more than 200 clinics and 600 in-network physicians caring for nearly 3 million patients a year, AFC is the nation’s leading provider of urgent care, accessible primary care, and occupational medicine. Ranked by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., AFC’s stated mission is to provide the best healthcare possible, in a kind and caring environment, while respecting the rights of all patients, in an economical manner, at times and locations convenient to the patient. For more information, visit


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