Schooley Mitchell Telecom Consultants provides consulting services to business clients to optimize their existing telecom services. It provides training, analysis software, databases of information, and support services to franchisees. The franchisees offer analysis of telecom operations, advice on future needs, vendor recommendations, and implementation assistance services. Schooley Mitchell also trains new franchised consultants to provide the services in their local markets. With roots in a CPA practice founded in 1980, it began telecom consulting in 1996 and franchising in 1997 in Canada (and in 2001 in the US). Founder Dennis Schooley owns the firm.