Franchising for Life with John Cohen

Jul 3, 2018
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John Cohen is the Vice President of Operations at Molly Maid. John got his start in the franchising industry at 16 years old when he worked at a McDonald’s franchised location. He worked his way through the ranks of positions there for five years before he decided to become a Molly Maid franchisee. Five years…

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Building Your Brand with Rick Cesari

Jun 19, 2018
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Rick Cesari has been a pioneer in Brand Response advertising since the early 1990s. He helped create the concept of ‘sell while you brand’ and has been the force behind the creation of many of today’s top consumer brands such as, The Juiceman, Sonicare, The Breadman, The George Foreman Grill, OxiClean, Clarisonic, Rug Doctor, Momentus…

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Overcoming Growing Pains with Chris Igou

Jun 5, 2018
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Chris Igou is the Vice President of US Operations at Handyman Connection. Chris first got his start in the franchising industry when he was 18 and started working for College Pro Painters. It was here he found himself presented with an opportunity to become a franchise owner. He later went away from the franchising industry…

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Uniting Passion and Strategy with Eileen Huntington

May 22, 2018
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Eileen Huntington is the CEO of Huntington Learning Center, the nation’s leading tutoring and test prep franchise, which she co-founded with her husband Ray in 1977. Eileen was a teacher in NYC and NJ where she witnessed students struggling firsthand, and she and her husband were able to translate those lessons from her classroom to…

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What Makes a Good Franchisee and Franchisor with Tom Portesy

May 8, 2018
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Tom Portesy has been president of MFV Expositions for more than 18 years, and added CEO to his title in 2009. With more than 25 years of global sales and executive management experience, Tom oversees the team that produces the three leading franchise events in the U.S, and is active in many International franchise events…

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