Chris is to Franchising, as Jim is to IT. Chris’s years of experience in the franchising world has helped The Computer Hero create and hone the franchising infrastructure. From the Operations Manual to the FTC approved Franchise Disclosure Document, Chris has been a guiding force.
Atlanta, GA – Mr. Conner has spent the last decade in the franchise industry working with several hundred different franchise systems in management, franchise sales and franchise development work. His experience ranges across all fields of franchise expertise with a focus in franchise marketing and franchise sales but includes work in franchise strategic planning, franchise research and franchise operations consulting.
Christopher has worked with multiple International franchise and licensed organizations throughout the United States, Middle East, India and Europe. In these International expansion programs, he played a pivotal role in developing the program, putting together documentation and marketing franchises to Domestic and International buyers. Franchise Marketing Systems is currently working with several International companies in developing and managing independent distribution channels throughout the globe.
Mr. Conner has worked with many diverse independent distribution systems including service franchises, sales franchise systems, retail franchise concepts, restaurant franchise systems, fitness franchise companies and several International franchise organizations.
Mr. Conner was most recently a Vice President with the world’s oldest leading franchise development and consulting firm. Prior to working in franchise development and franchise consulting, Mr. Conner had been in franchise relations with Wyndham Hotels working closely with franchise owners to improve business strategy and manage franchise support. Mr. Conner has also launched several businesses himself in the confectionary industry, business services field and now franchise consulting field with Franchise Marketing Systems. He has an MBA in Finance and Marketing from DePaul University in Chicago and a Bachelor’s Degree from Miami of Ohio in Oxford.