Be an Exhibitor

March 2-3, 2019: San Diego - Del Mar Fairgrounds

Sat. 11am-5pm · Sun. 11am-4pm · $8 at the door

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Speaker Biographies

 

Lynne D. Shelton

Lynne D. Shelton

Shelton Law & Associates

Ms. Shelton has been counseling Franchise / Business Opp. clients for over 25 years. She especially enjoys working with small business owners assisting them to "Expand their Brand®". Since starting the law firm, she has been focused on providing the “Missing Piece” with legal services to small and emerging businesses. Her business savviness combined with her belief in mentorship is the backbone of the law firms slogan, “Your Outsourced In-house Counsel”. Ms. Shelton focuses on ensuring clients are offered individualized service while handling Franchise Disclosures, registrations, legal creation and vendor distributions within a clients business. Ms. Shelton has published many articles and has even written a book. She has been married for over 25 yrs. and has one son and a sponsored daughter from Haiti. In her spare time she teaches leadership development in third world countries to future colleagues and volunteers at her church.

 

Devin Conner

Devin Conner

W.C. Franchise Developers

Mr. Conner has spent the past ten years working in the telecommunications field in addition to developing outbound sales organizations focused on the direct mail and outbound marketing fields.

Devin joined Franchise Marketing Systems in 2011 out of the Los Angeles market and has provided FMS clients with sales, marketing and strategic franchise guidance. Mr. Conner holds a bachelor's degree in business communications from the University of Missouri at Columbia.

Mr. Conner provides the Franchise Marketing Systems team with presence and coverage for the organizations west coast franchise development work. Many California-based franchise organizations that work with FMS need the local support and attention that a California-based franchise consultant could provide. Devin has supported franchise systems such as Bella Pita Mediterranean, Junk King, Golden Home Care Franchising, Simply Chiropractic, REDRHINO epoxy flooring and Restoration 1 among others.

Devin currently provides management experience with a heavy focus in operations for both national and regional food service franchises. His management background in the food service arena provides industry specific expertise for FMS clients.

 

Cliff Nonnenmacher

Cliff Nonnenmacher

Franocity

Cliff is the CEO of Franocity and has spent the last 20 years as an Entrepreneur. He is considered a turnaround expert and established this reputation after buying several failing businesses and turning them into highly profitable companies within a very short period of time.

Early in his career, he was an investment banker with one of the largest financial institutions in the world, Smith Barney. He left his Wall Street job in 2003 to acquire a Master Franchise opportunity in the Northeast. Since then, he has been instrumental in the growth and development of Cartridge World, Four Seasons Sunrooms, Contours Express, Personal Training Institute, Games 2U, PuroClean and Maid Right.

 

Tom Laidlaw

Tom Laidlaw

The Entrepreneur's Source

Tom Laidlaw has over 40 years of experience in management and business development. Tom joined The Entrepreneur’s Source because of his desire to help people achieve their career dreams. Tom is a graduate of The E Source Academy’s intense and rigorous training on coaching, franchising and self-employment options. As a result of his tireless efforts, Tom was awarded the “Coach of the Year” at the recent TES Annual Conference, an honor bestowed upon the top franchise coach in the nation.

 

Jordan Silver

Jordan Silver

SilverLink Funding

As SilverLink Funding’s Marketing Director, Jordan spearheads the strategy and execution of branding, lead generation, PR, and sales support. Jordan’s passion to create a “customer first” approach to funding is the driving force behind his strategy.

 

Steven Cooper

Steven Cooper

ERSOP.com

Steven Cooper has 25 years of benefits consulting and pension administration experience. He was the first to evangelize the essential exit strategy that popularized the ERSOP(TM) Plan. Beginning in 1999, he successfully marketed the concept to franchisors and business brokers. In 2001 he coined the term "ERSOP (Entrepreneur Rollover Stock Ownership Plan)".