Speaker Biographies

Karen Douglass

Karen Douglass

The Entrepreneur's Source

 

As a Coach, my goal is to help people discover options with the potential to meet their goals, needs and expectations. Typically, my Clients are interested in new challenges, frustrated with their current job or career path, unemployed due to downsizing, considering a career transition or looking develop additional sources of income. Through a NO COST journey of education, awareness and discovery, I help my Clients clarify their personal income, lifestyle, wealth and equity goals and evaluate their options reaching for new goals and horizons. The Entrepreneur’s Source is North America's leading Career Transition Coaching organization, helping people build rewarding careers, take control of their lives and create the financial freedom they are seeking. Our unique discovery and education process empower our Clients to explore alternative career options outside of the traditional job market in franchising and business ownership.

Irving Chung

Irving Chung

FranChoice

 

Irving Chung is senior franchise consultant driven to help people take control of their lives and create freedom for themselves through business ownership. My goal is to help others discover More Passion, More Money, More Freedom and Control by becoming their own Boss. As a Professional Franchise Consultant, I help the people I work with understanding franchising, and determine if it might be a good fit for them. If it is, then I take them through a proven, and methodical process to develop a custom model, tailored to them based on their background, skill sets, financial and lifestyle goals, that we then use to match them up with the best franchise business that's a perfect fit for them!

Dave Woggon

Dave Woggon

Tenet Financial Group

 

Dave Woggon has been in the franchise industry since 1986 in both funding and franchise exploration roles. As the VP of Development for Tenet Financial Group, he oversees the consulting team and identifies strategic growth opportunities for the company.

Chris Conner

Chris Conner

Franchise Marketing Systems

 

Christopher Conner has spent the last fifteen years working in the franchise development field working with startup and emerging franchise systems. His work covers a variety of franchise categories including strategic planning, franchise operations and training system development, franchise marketing and franchise sales. In 2009, Mr. Conner founded Franchise Marketing Systems based out of Atlanta, Georgia which today has grown to a team of 19 staff members located in markets across the United States. Franchise Marketing Systems has supported clients in selling over 3,000 franchise units in North and South America, Asia, the Middle East, Canada and Southeast Asia. Mr. Conner’s vision was to develop a model that allowed for efficient, effective and performance based franchise development work to be completed for new and emerging franchisors. Mr. Conner holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Miami of Ohio and an MBA in Finance from DePaul University in Chicago.

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