Stuart Barnes

Vice President of Operations

Stuart Barnes has over a decade of experience in building, managing and operating franchise systems. Prior to entering the franchise industry, he worked in financial services for both The Vanguard Group and Transamerica Corporation. His roles at Vanguard included managing institutional 401(k) relationships and developing new mutual funds for Vanguard investors. At Transamerica, he worked in Strategic Planning and Analysis as a manager responsible for researching and identifying new industries and markets for the firms distribution finance business.

Skilled in strategic analysis, team building and business operations, Stuart’s detail-oriented approach has helped him bring visions, both his own and those of others, to fruition. Stuart holds a BA in Political Science and Economics from Principia College and an MBA from The Kellogg School at Northwestern University.

Franchise Your Business

 

As the demand for franchise opportunities continues to grow, more entrepreneurs are converting their small businesses into franchises and witnessing tremendous growth.

 

Many businesses can be franchised – what about yours?

 

There are currently franchised businesses operating in 80+ industry categories – and that variety is part of the reason for the industry’s huge growth. Submit the form below and let’s talk about how we can help your business convert to a franchise.