We handle the basic services so you can concentrate on generating profits
Our management team has over 100 years of Franchise experience.
Accounting, Legal, Payroll & HR
Our solutions have you covered, from fully-managed Bookkeeping and Accounting, to Payroll & HR and pre-paid Legal Services. Franchise Support Group allows you to focus on growing your business while we handle the back-office functions the franchise broker forgot to mention. Is your business already up-and-running? See how FSG can save you thousands with our vetted partners and group buying power that we pass on to you, enabling you to cut out agency commissions and fees.
Full Digital Marketing Suite
From Websites to Social to Reputation Management, we have you covered. Whether you have an existing Website that needs more traffic or you need help managing your social media, FSG offers solutions to improve your digital footprint and manage your online reputation! Was your website cutting-edge five years ago, but lost its appeal? Do you effectively use directory listings and social posts? Need to brush up on SEO? We offer comprehensive SEO packages or simple tune-ups.
Our goal is to provide the service and support needed to enable the Franchisee and Small Business owner to focus on growing the business. Franchise Support Group can help with accounting, payroll & HR, digital marketing and legal issues, saving the small business thousands with our proven partners, group savings, and turn-key products and services.
At Franchise Support Group we help give franchisees access to services and discounts NOT offered by the Franchisor. By combing individual franchisees buying power, FSG helps individual franchisees get discounts with the help of 1000s of other franchisees. Our partners and vetted to offer the best service designed specifically for your franchise.
Brett LippelChief Executive Officer
Brett Lippel has over 20 years of franchise experience. He was the VP of Sales and Operations for Mathnasium, with over 1000 franchises. Brett owned a Robeks Franchise and an Aamco Franchise. Brett lives with his wife, 3 kids and his dog Charlie. In his spare time, he likes to place Ice Hockey.
Dwight HechtChief Revenue Officer
Dwight Hecht brings over 12 years consulting experience driving sales to small businesses and franchises using the latest digital technology to push traffic to your website and online channels, and ultimately into your business. Understanding the limited budgets of smaller businesses, Dwight’s strategies help focus and prioritize your online dollars on quality traffic that convert to sales, making the most of your advertising spend. Visit our site to learn more about our email marketing, paid search, online directory, reputation management and SEO solutions that are all designed and vetted for quality and value that we pass on to our clients.
Craig RedlerChief Legal Officer
Craig Redler brings over 20 years legal experience to the FSG team. Craig received his undergrad degree at the University of Missouri Columbia and his legal degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Craig has worked for South Pacific Trust and America Corp Group. In his spare time Craig loves to surf, ice skate and living at the beach.
Jeff PortnoyVP Franchise Sales
Jeff Portnoy has worked with franchisees for over 20 years helping them grow their business. He enjoys traveling and rooting for his favorite sports teams (the LA Lakers and the NY Yankees). In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family.
John LandsbuamSVP Operations
John Landsbuam has owned an managed franchises for over 10 years. He was also a Vice President at Enterprise Rent A Car, where he honed his P&L and management skills. John is a huge Chicago Cubs fan and loves watching the Cubs with his cat, Harry. In his spare time John loves to play Mojong and spend time with his 2 daughters.
Lesley MingayChief Marketing Officer
Lesley Mingay has over 15 years of marketing expertise. She worked for Havas Marketing for 5 years on many of their major accounts. She has spent much of her time helping small business grow. Lesley is Google Certified and has taken many courses from Google and Yahoo.
In her spare time she loves spending time with her husband, 3 kids and dog Charlie. Lesley is a huge Los Angeles Kings fan.
Mark NathansonChief Financial Officer
Mark Nathanson has over 25 years accounting experience, receiving his degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia and has been a CPA for over 25 years. Mark has helped over 50 franchisees organize their accounting and get started with bookkeeping. Mark has worked for various companies and firms throughout the United States. In his spare time, Mark likes to ride horses, golf and play rummy que with his 2 boys.
Mark KaneSVP Sales and Operations
Mark Kane has over 20 years of automotive franchise dealership experience, providing solutions to auto dealers. He has held several key positions that focus on traditional and digital advertising, campaign development and digital operational solutions. Mark developed a Digital MarketPlace for Homeowner Associations (HOA) that provided, commerce, safety and communication solutions within each HOA community. Mark is married with 2 college graduate kids who have their own successful careers. In his spare time, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife, kids, and grandkids, golf, woodworking, hiking, skiing, working in his garden, muscle cars and traveling.
Jodi BentSVP Customer Service
Jody has over 15 years of franchise experience. She was an original franchise owner of Green Spa and built her business to over 15 franchises. She helped develop much of the training and marketing that Green Spa uses today. She has her MBA in business from Stanford and spends her time with her husband and 2 children. Jody loves to hike and spend her weekends at the beach.
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Franchise Support Group
Oak Park, CA 91377 US