Recorded December 14th, 2022

How Franchisors and Franchisees Can Benefit from Franchise Peer Performance Groups

Recorded Webinar

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If you as a Franchisor are looking to create a culture of franchisee accountability and an alignment with mutual goals between you and your franchisees, look no further than this educational webinar. 
Whether looking to shorten the learning curve of new franchisees or helping mature franchisees break out of their ruts, an effective peer performance group (also known as mastermind sessions) has been a proven method for increasing franchisee execution and in improving unit level financial performance. 
Peer performance groups have proven to deliver:
  1. An increase in franchisees' focus on their most important objectives
  2. Develops accountability
  3. Provides added support in goal-achievement
  4. The delivery of new strategies and methodologies (delivered by franchisee peers)
  5. Creating a new perspective and ideas     ...And so much more. 
You’ll learn the who, what, where, when and why from the author of the definitive book on the subject,  Disrupt from Within by Justin Waltz, COO of Level Five Capital Partners. He is be joined by Tom Wood, President and CEO of Floor Coverings International who shares his organization's best practices and results after having institutionalized their franchise peer performance groups.
The fact is that we all need a safe space for real talk, inspiration, and support. We need a community more than ever in these ever-challenging times and this webinar will teach you everything you could ever hope to know. 
View the recording today to learn:
  1. What are peer groups? What is the history of peer groups? How have they benefited organizations and leaders for hundreds of years?
  2. Why are they important for franchisees and franchisors? 
  3. What are some unintended benefits? (reduced litigation, more support less support staff, engagement improves, more profitability, happier franchisees, faster saturation, more royalty revenue and reduced franchise development budgets.) 
  4. What are some format and structure options? What rules should be in place?
  5. How do I get started? Recruitment strategies, who should lead etc... 

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About the Presenters

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Keith Gerson, CFE, President of Franchise Ops, FranConnect

Keith Gerson brings 40+ years of executive level expertise as a passionate and driven Franchisor and Franchisee with a proven track-record in building rapid-growth, and highly profitable franchise organizations. Over the last eight years, Keith has served as President and Chief Customer Advocate for FranConnect. Recognized in franchising circles for his extensive leadership experience, and ability to drive execution, Keith is a highly-rated keynote speaker and has created several leading franchise systems from conception through launch and sustained growth.

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Tom Wood, President and CEO of Floor Coverings International

Tom joined Floor Coverings International in 2005. Tom initially joined the parent company in 1985 and has worked in several of the sister companies including the following; College Pro Painters from 1985 –1990 as both a franchisee and as an executive, CertaPro Painters as Vice President and part of the founding team from 1992 –1998, President of The Franchise Development Center where he over-saw the franchise expansion and development for CertaPro Painters, California Closets and Paul Davis Restoration from 1998 –2004.

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Justin Waltz, Vice President Franchise Operations, Level 5 Capital Partners

Justin Waltz joined L5 in 2021 and is currently Vice President of the Franchise Operations team. Justin previously served as Vice President of Franchise Operations for Big Blue Swim School and as Vice President of Operations for Premium Service Brands. Justin got his start in franchise operations as a front-line team member, operations manager and general manager for 1-800-Got-Junk? of Baltimore, Maryland and West Palm Beach, Florida. Justin received a BS in management from Towson University.