Dori Roberts began her career as a high school Engineering and Technology teacher and in 2009 she created Engineering For Kids after seeing an absence of engineering education opportunities for her two young children. Since 2009 Dori has grown Engineering For Kids into a multi-national franchise consisting of over 150 locations worldwide. With her goal of “for every child, engineering education.” She created the Engineering For Kids Foundation in 2014 to allow students of all economic and social upbringing to experience engineering education first hand.
Social Geek Radio hosts welcome Natalie Barnes, President, Business Alliance Inc., to discuss the various changes and trends of franchise lead generation.
Business Alliance Inc., is one of the largest, best-trained franchise consulting groups in the world. They work with hundreds of potential franchisees every month. They also work with hundreds of franchisors – in every category of business.
Social Geek Radio hosts Deb Evans, Deb Evans Consulting, LLC and Jack Monson, Qiigo are joined by Therese Thilgen, Franchise Update. 2017 marks the 17th annual conference which “continues to be the premier event for franchisees looking to expand their businesses. This lively event is constructed to be a platform for continued education and sets the stage for upcoming trends that can inspire you as a franchisee, with new ideas to immediately apply to your business. Gain access to the franchise leaders that have made their mark in the industry and set a precedent for aspiring franchisees to follow in their footsteps.”
The Room Xchange, a service which connects busy professionals and empty nesters with a spare room in their home (hosts) with travelers and guests who provide an agreed amount of help around the home in exchange for food and accommodation.
Social Geek Radio was joined by Franchise Strategist, Gary Occhiogrosso. Gary is a market-driven franchise sales executive successful in building and leading both franchisors and franchisees through dynamic start-up, diversification, and growth on a national basis. He is an expert in identifying and capitalizing upon emerging market opportunities and uses creative and bold marketing approach to support business units and brands.