5 Ingredients for Success from Five Franchising Leaders

Mon, 07 Jan 2019

Managing Director, Head of Restaurant & Franchise for Sponsor and Specialty Finance

What drives success for a multi-unit franchise? Start by bringing together the right partners and leveraging the strengths of each. In this whitepaper, five industry leaders weigh in on the crucial steps: from setting realistic expectations to dealing constructively with challenges. They represent different facets of the franchising business with experience in diverse sectors. Get insights from:

  • Neal Faulkner, Multi-Unit Franchisee
  • Karl Jaeger, Senior Managing Director of Argonne Capital Group
  • Aslam Khan, CEO of TGI Fridays and owner of Falcon Holdings Management, LLC
  • John McCormack, Senior Partner at Sentinel Capital Partners
  • Stephen Spinelli, Chancellor Emeritus, Thomas Jefferson University, Chairman of the Board, Planet Fitness

Download Ingredients for Success from Five Franchising Leaders to read tips they shared for optimizing the value created by the franchise business model.

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Ab Igram is the Managing Director, Head of Restaurant & Franchise for Webster Bank’s Sponsor and Specialty Finance. He’s been passionate about the world of franchising since his days as an Economics major at Northwestern University and an MBA student in Entrepreneurship/Finance at Babson. Prior to joining the Webster team, Ab was VP of GE Capital Franchise Finance. At Webster, he now focuses on deepening relationships with leading PE sponsors in the franchising sector and expanding opportunities for the bank’s specialty lending practices.

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