FaegreBD Franchise Summit

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Wednesday, July 31, 2013


FaegreBD Franchise Summit
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 2:00 PM -
Thursday, August 01, 2013 9:00 PM (Central Time)

Faegre Baker Daniels
2200 Wells Fargo Center
90 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402

Map and Directions

Leadership, Innovation and Results:

The Keys to a Powerhouse Brand and Franchise System

The Faegre Baker Daniels Franchise Summit is a "can't miss" event for franchise executives from across the country. Attendees gain information that enables them to make a meaningful and immediate difference in their brands and franchise systems. This year will will be our best ever, as we have expanded the event to begin the afternoon of July 31 and continue through a full day on August 1. You don’t want to miss it!

A few of our dynamic speakers include:

  • Steve Romaniello, Managing Director, Roark Capital Group, IFA Chair 
  • Darrell Johnson, Franchise Economist and CEO, FRANdata
  • Carol Grannis and Cindy Maher, Co-founders, Leading Edge Coaching and Development
  • Rhoda Olsen, CEO, Great Clips
  • Mike Bidwell, President and COO, The Dwyer Group
  • Melanie Bergeron, Chair of the Board, Two Men and a Truck
  • Shelly Sun, CEO, BrightStar
  • Susan Black-Beth, COO, Super Wash
  • Rocco Fiorentino, Director, Swiss Farms, Saxbys Coffee
  • Sam Ballas, President & CEO, East Coast Wings & Grill
  • Steve Overholser, CFO, Great Clips
  • Tony Gioia, CEO, Togo’s
  • Steve Davidson, CEO, Robeks
  • Reeves McGee, Managing Director, IMC

The topics we will cover during the panel conversations include leadership that delivers sustainable results and makes a game-changing difference in a franchise system, how to lead through innovation and change, leadership with a focus on unit level economics, leadership with the undying devotion to your brand promise, leadership beyond the executive team (including grooming the next level of leadership), and how to include and embrace franchisees through leadership.

Space is limited.

We look forward to seeing you at this year's Summit!

- Brian Schnell


Contact Information

  • Alissa Ostroot
    Phone: 612.766.7297

    Brian Schnell
    Phone: 612.766.7699

Payment Instructions

  • There is no fee to attend this event.

    No suppliers can attend other than our sponsors. If multiunit franchisees are interested in attending, they should contact Brian Schnell at brian.schnell@FaegreBD.com.