This week on Franchise Friday, host Marissa Ruderman is joined Dan Prendergast, a member of The Entrepreneur's Source coaching network. Marissa and Dan will be diving into the pros and cons of working with a coach to determine the next logical steps on the journey to achieve your income, lifestyle, wealth and equity goals. They will also be discussing the differentiators between independent business and franchising, and the steps it takes to explore franchising with a coach. Lastly, they'll take a look at how coaching can help you decide between single and multi-unit franchising.
About Our Guest
Dan comes from a successful 24 year career in the hospitality industry where he has been the General Manager of both company owned and franchised Marriott and Hilton Brand hotels. He has proudly earned numerous awards and achievements that include "Hotel of the Year", "Highest Guest Satisfaction in Brand", as well as the "Highest Quality Assurance Score in Management Company".
Dan has opened five hotels where he was responsible for organizing and implementing the entire operational and sales teams. This included setting up policy and procedures in each department, operating budgets, total profit and loss accountability, as well as directing all pre/post opening Sales and Marketing functions.
Dan has also received a number of prestigious awards since joining the TES team, including the TEAM Award in 2013 as well as Franchisee of the Year and Top Performer Award in 2012.