Jason has been in the franchise industry for over 20 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.
Jason was the CFO and head of Franchise Relations for major Pizza Francshie a which he helped take to over 30 locations. He has helped dozens of concepts franchise their brands since starting Fran Metrics.
Colin has worked in the accounting industry since his graduation from The College of Idaho in 2010, where he studied business with an emphasis in finance. He has experience in everything from bookkeeping to CFO level analysis, and also prepares over 150 personal and corporate tax returns each year. Working as a senior accountant at a firm in Boise, he was responsible for the financials and reporting of up to 18 clients with combined total revenue of $50 million. He started his own firm in 2015, partnering with small businesses and CPA firms to provide accurate accounting support and consulting.
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.
As 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 over two years as a Quickbooks Certified ProAdvisor. Suman has been a vital bookkeeper and accountant for Fran Metrics. With a post-graduate from Garhwal University Sumon has worked for with numerous companies throughout India and America.