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 the 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, Jim 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 ten 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. A graduate of USC Law School in the top 15% of his class in 2003. Justin 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 client's employees twice a month. Austin organizes client projects and helps analyze financials and KPI reports.
Suman has been with Fran Metrics for the past two years as a Quickbooks Certified ProAdvisor. Suman has been a vital bookkeeper and accountant for Fran Metrics and our clients. With a post-graduate from Garhwal University, she has worked for many reputed companies throughout India full-time. She stays motivated by always trying to provide the best services she can do her clients.
Divya is a Policy and Procedure Documentation Manager and has been with Fran Metrics for a month. Prior to Fran Metrics, she spent 18 years managing the Process & Quality Department of various large IT companies. Divya has a keen eye for detail and has an excellent organizational ability. Her experience in different industry standards and best practices help her define the procedures which are best suited to the customer needs. She adds value to each customer by identifying and suggesting process improvements which bring in efficiency the increases overall customer
satisfaction. As a post-graduate in Mathematics from Delhi University, India. She is an IRCA certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified Software Quality Analyst, and a CMMI consultant. She has in-depth knowledge of ISO 9001 (Quality Management), ISO 14001 (Environmental Management) and ISO 45001 (Occupational Health and Safety Management).
As a Co-Founder of Fran Metrics and Project Administrator, Kevin joined the team full-time early 2019. Before Fran Metrics, he worked at Apple Inc. for five years as a mentor helping facilitate a smooth transition for employees returning to work from various long leaves of absences. Before Apple, Kevin worked for IBM as a Process Delivery Analyst. He believes habits of patience and empathy go hand in hand for success in life. Kevin has strong self-awareness traits and empathy for everyone. These traits tend to make building strong relationships with people more comfortable. Kevin can identify strengths and opportunities within an organization to help bring out the best in people.