IRH Capital awarded 2019 Great Clips “Vendor of Year”


Northbrook-based, IRH Capital has been developing financing programs for Great Clips franchisees for nearly twenty years and has financed thousands of the Minneapolis-based company’s salons.

Now IRH has been awarded the ‘2019 Vendor of the Year’ by Great Clips. Gretchen Blake, Vice President of Business Development, received the award on behalf of IRH Capital.

Blake commented, “I am grateful for the recognition as I truly value my relationship with both Great Clips franchisees and Great Clips, Inc.”

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“It is an amazing honor to win this prestigious award from a franchise the caliber of Great Clips,” added Keith Rabin, President of IRH Capital. “This award validates our ‘customer-first’ business philosophy and demonstrates the value that we can bring to a franchise. Great Clips is an exceptional brand, and we celebrate their success.”

IRH finances a wide spectrum of projects for Great Clips franchisees including: new salon builds, acquisitions, remodels, and debt refinancing. Transaction sizes range from $10,000 to $10 million.

In the words of one happy Great Clips franchisee, “It has been a great pleasure doing business with IRH Capital over the years. We have used IRH for every salon and will use IRH for our next project!”