Expert in START UP Franchising. Award-winning Entrepreneur with a proven record of driving aggressive business growth and assertively managing personnel and projects to achieve groundbreaking success. Innovative, creative leader who inspires teams to work to their greatest potential. Skilled in cultivating strong business partnerships and establishing brand awareness and recognition.
I have been in the franchise industry for over 14 years as on owner and operator operating as an multi-unit Franchise Owner for 11 years in 2 franchise systems, with locations in two large metropolitan cities. My specialty was in the areas of operations and profitability.
Franchise Consultant, specializing in the process of; investigating a franchise, understanding the franchise disclosure document (FDD), validation of franchise systems to ensure client success and profitability, helping clients secure funding and favorable lease negotiations.
I have appeared in several local and national publications such as USA Today, Business First, Franchise Update, and The Courier Journal for the innovative way I ran my franchises.
In addition to my business ownership and Franchise Broker experience, I have an 18 year span in the banking industry that includes work with the Federal Reserve and the SBA. I hold a Bachelor degree in Business and a Kentucky Real Estate license.
I am past a Program Chair appointee to the board of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) where I focused on educating women business owners on best business practices. Franchising, Real Estate Banking, Business Ownership