Posts by Josh brown

Breaking Down Data Warehousing with Nathan McMurtrey

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Nathan McMurtrey is an accountant turned data warehouse savant. Nate started his career in 2004 as an accountant. Along his way, Nate encountered a mentor who introducing him to data warehousing and business intelligence. He instantly realized that he’d found his true calling–helping businesses use their data to make better decisions. In 2012, Nathan saw…

Transforming Unique Franchise Concepts with Shane Dunn

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Shane Dunn became a Partner and focuses on Franchise Development for Pedal Pub’s corporate team in 2017 and has served in that capacity since then. Previously, he founded and operated multiple tech firms. In 2004, he founded his first start up and successfully secured multiple rounds of funding that totaled $850,000. He then built marketing…

Building a Career as a Multi-Unit Franchisee with Lee Kleiner

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Lee Kleiner has been a multi-unit Dairy Queen operator for 17 years. He has extensive knowledge of the QSR business, COGS, labor management, LSM, multi-unit growth and development, creating and implementing systems and routines, following franchisee protocol, and has a track record as being a market leader in the Dairy Queen system. Lee lead the…

Identifying and Infiltrating Gaps in the Market with Shred415 Co-Founders, Bonnie Micheli and Tracy Roemer

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Bonnie Micheli and Tracy Roemer are the co-founders and owners of Shred415, a total body workout franchise system. Bonnie and Tracy met as young moms during a playdate in their Chicago neighborhood alley, the two began reminiscing on the past and their fitness hobbies. Frustrated between being a busy parent and the lack of sweat-worthy…

From Pro Baseball Player to Multi-Unit Franchisee with Bobby Malek

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Bobby Malek is a multi-unit franchisee for Jimmy Johns. He currently owns four Jimmy John’s franchises in Florida and has another in development. Prior to opening his sandwich shops, Malek played professional baseball where he was a part of the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers’ systems. Originally from Canton, MI, Malek was also…