Franchising

Our franchising practice supports the $2.1 trillion franchise industry across all functional disciplines in a multitude of industries including restaurants, retail, and service-based businesses.

Our franchisee clients respect our deep understanding of entrepreneurial owners and the unique leadership qualities needed to build the infrastructure to support growth. We appreciate and recognize the value of proper people development and the distinct nuances of growing individual market share.

Our franchisor clients look to The Elliot Group to help build brand equity and navigate the complexities of scaling an organization into new markets. In addition, our candidates are relationship builders who know how to add value to franchisees.

We partner with both large and small public companies, private equity backed businesses, and private companies, utilizing our suite of Elliot intellectual capital to deliver top tier, proven talent to drive success.

Recently Completed Searches:

  • Director, Culinary Innovation:
    • Lead culinary role
    • Publicly traded casual dining chain with company-owned and franchised restaurants
    • Over $2 billion in sales
  • Senior Vice President of Operations:
    • International casual dining themed restaurant chain
    • Privately held
    • Company and franchised units
  • Chief Operating Officer:
    • Two lead operations position for privately held franchisee
    • Quick service concept and full-service casual dining concept
    • High growth
  • Chief Development Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Marketing Officer:
    • Turn-around situation
    • 3,000+ quick service franchised restaurants in sandwich category
    • Multi-unit and single-operator franchisees
  • Vice President of Franchise Sales:
    • Low cost of entry franchised service business
    • Strategic leader responsible for development and execution of growth plan
    • Private equity owned – 450+ locations