Experts in Franchising Top 2 experts

Dean Small

Dean Small

Costa Mesa, CA | CEO & Founder, Synergy Restaurant Consultants

As founder and Managing Partner of Synergy Restaurant Consultants, Dean Small has brought his passion for food and extensive experience within the industry together to strategically guide other restaurant owners. Although much of Dean’s resume reads like a “who’s who” of major chains and quick service restaurants, he has co-created innumerable independent concepts with owners new to the business. His firm was hand-picked by LYFE Kitchen’s CEO Mike Roberts (former President of McDonalds USA) to collaborate with celebrity chefs in shaping the organizational and operational systems required... Read more

Charlie Magee

Charlie Magee

Seattle, WA | Franchise Expert

After twenty 20 years of ops experience with franchisers and thousands of store visits and business reviews, I offer depth and insight about what it takes to be a successful business owner. I share this insight during my workshops, public speaking engagements, and individual client work. I have developed a wide network of resources in Washington helpful to my clients researching business ownership and conducting job searches. Understanding the local trade areas is critical to helping clients find the best opportunities. As a Franchise Specialist I show individuals how to choose a proven... Read more