Originally from Cleveland, Ohio and graduate of Kent State University with Bachelors in Business along with an associate degree and Graphic Design. Move to California for opportunity in Mortgage Banking with Transcapital Mortgage. After a couple years, joined Remedy Intelligent Staffing from 1994 to 1997 ($1 billion company) and managed offices in temporary and contract staffing for clerical & light industrial clients. Was the host office for prospective franchisees to visit. Transferred with Remedy back to Ohio, worked with franchise owner to help build business in Cleveland & Northeast Ohio territory.
In 1997, joined Management Recruiters International as a Project Manager and recruited engineers in the energy industry. Promoted to Field Services Manager and worked with a team to fulfill National Account projects ranging from 50 to 1500 candidates placed in multiple industries. In 2000, promoted to Franchise Sales Representative and jointly sold over 237 new franchises producing over $18 million in sales.
In 2004, became part of Global Recruiters Network which was a start-up recruiting franchise company. After a few years, grew to over 200 new franchise offices. During this period, owned own business, Legacy Search Group which recruited executive level candidates in a variety of industries going through transition. Legacy also provided outplacement, coaching and consulting services.
In November 2011, joined United Franchise Group as a Regional Vice President to help grow and build the Sign-A-Rama and IZON Global Media/Billboard Connection brands in Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, North & South Dakota.