Jason, the founder of Fran Metrics, has been in the franchise industry for over 15 years and has his CFE (Certified Franchise Executive) certification. He has also been a member of he International Franchise Association for five years.
He started his first company at 15 years of age and was the CFO of Westside which he helped take to over 30 locations.
He has helped dozens of concepts franchise their brands since starting Fran Metrics.
A graduate of San Diego State University, Jim Glover brings over twenty-years of senior marketing and sales experience for a wide variety of US and international companies, including Marvel Entertainment, Tetra Pak, Electrolux Major Appliances and several others. He began his career selling franchises for 7/Eleven and then serving as a liaison between the franchisees and the company. For the last fifteen-plus years, he has operated his own, successful marketing and sales consultancy. In a consulting role, he has worked with several franchisors and franchisees. He has also assisted other companies to structure and implement licensing programs, as an alternative to franchising.
Michael is a Certified Public Accountant, specializing in franchise audits. Over the last 10 years, Michael has grown his CPA practice to assist companies big or small in almost every industry vertical.
Michael Hadzipanajotis is also an accomplished Senior Executive/ CFO with more than 15 years of success in the banking, financial services, and accounting industries. Leveraging extensive experience with auditing and accounting,
Michael holds an MBA from Auburn University, College of Business and a BS, Accountancy from Bentley University. He is a Certified Public Accountant by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Justin is a full-time practicing business attorney with over 15 years of experience in business and franchise law. In that capacity, he has provided extensive legal service to both prospective franchisors and individual franchise owners. He has worked closely with Franchise Disclosure Documents and franchise agreements to clearly define the rights and obligations of both franchisors and franchisees. Justin has also negotiated the inclusion of franchisor-mandated provisions in commercial leases entered into by franchisees, and successfully registered several federal trademarks and prepared related license terms.
Justin graduated from the University of Southern California, summa cum laude, with a degree in Philosophy. He graduated from USC Law School in the top 15% of his class in 2003. He was a Dean S. Butler Scholar and a member of the Hale Moot Court Honors Program.
His practice today remains focused on business and franchise law, as well as commercial real estate and trademark registration and licensing.
Austin has been working and gaining experience as an account manager for almost a full year at Fran Metrics. He manages payroll for over 100 of our clients employees twice a month. Austin organizes client projects and help analyze financials and KPI reports.