The Entrepreneur’s Source is a network of franchise business coaches who are interested in applying their experience and talents to a business of their own, a business that is dedicated to helping seasoned professionals. We provide our coaches and clients with R&R (research and resources) that we’ve gathered for 30 years. Let’s talk about how your unique expertise and experience could benefit other entrepreneurs.
With experience as a business owner, corporate leader, and executive coach, Jane has built a career on entrepreneurship. She considers her greatest achievements those that helped others reach new heights in their career. As a Regional Developer for TES and AdviCoach, and a former Regional Developer of the Year, your success as a coach is her priority. Starting with your Income, Lifestyle, Building Wealth and Equity [ILWE] goals, you and Jane will work side by side to launch and grow your business. Her mentorship includes extensive training, access to a wealth of information and coaching tailored to your franchise needs. Using insights from her own entrepreneurial success, Jane will equip you with all the tools and strategies you need to grow a successful franchise.
Bob joined The Entrepreneur’s Source as the Regional Developer in 2007 to help franchise owners and coaches realize their career goals. He has coached more than 20 Entrepreneur’s Source franchisees to grow their businesses and achieve their Income, Lifestyle, Wealth and Equity (ILWE) goals. Before TES, Bob was C-Level executive of four environmental equipment companies, the largest of which had over 1000 employees. Along the way he obtained his MBA from UCLA, and was franchise owner for Sandler Training, Bob also gained valuable coaching experience as former Chair of Vistage International [a peer-to-peer membership organization for business leaders and executives]. Bob is very active in improving his community. He is a Certified Mentor for SCORE, a nonprofit association that mentors small businesses. He has served as an elected member of the Board of Education, President of the Football Boosters, and has coached numerous youth sports teams. Bob believes in your career dreams and is ready to help you achieve them.
Ron joined the team at TES because he is passionate about helping others succeed. Prior to working with TES as a Regional Developer, Ron was Vice President of Sales at SCA Packaging North America [formerly Tuscarora Inc]. Ron places high value on education and ongoing learning. Along with his BS in Management from Fairleigh-Dickinson University, he also graduated from E-Source Academy. Having mastered our intense and rigorous training program on coaching, franchising, and self-employment options, Ron is ready to help you implement the same tools and strategies for your franchise. At a crossroads in your life? Ron is committed to working collaboratively to insure your franchising decisions will meet your needs and exceed your goals.
Bill has been the Brand Manager of AdviCoach since 2015 (and part of their Regional Developer team since 2004). Regional Developer of the Year from 2012-2015, Bill is committed to the success of your franchise. Before joining AdviCoach, Bill held various Sales, Marketing, Strategic Planning and Management roles at Roadway, Case Corp, and GE from 1986-2003. He believes in build strong teams, and will work with you one-on-one to grow your coaching franchise. Bill is ready to help you free yourself from the demands of corporate culture so you can make lucrative and empowered choices as a franchise owner.
Michael is celebrating his 15th year with The Entrepreneur’s Source. Michael supports a thriving group of coaches, and he’s ready to add you to his team. Along with helping entrepreneurs succeed, Michael enjoys spending time with his family and being active in his community. He is a member of Beverly Rotary Club, former Board President of Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce, and a part of New England Franchise Association. A cyclist, golfer, and avid Boston sports fan, Michael understands the value of freedom and independence in your career. Michael’s mentorship offers you ongoing education, guidance, and access to hundreds of industry-leading opportunities. He is passionate about helping you explore the many possibilities in franchise ownership for career building and investment growth.
Tom joined TES as a Regional Developer because he wanted to help entrepreneurs achieve their career dreams. He has extensive experience in franchising and a strong background in executive leadership. After working as an Operations Manager for many years, he transitioned into franchise ownership in 1996. Before joining TES, Tom was a multi-unit owner of a large national franchise (and their largest operator), supporting more than 45 franchises as an Area Developer. Tom is married to his wife Elaine (25 yrs) with two children and three grandchildren. As a pilot that competes in sailplane racing, a golfer, and a grandfather, Tom enjoys the freedom his coaching franchise allows. His inside knowledge of the franchising industry and his leadership strategies will help you discover exciting opportunities for career growth and development.
John has been working as a team leader, mentor and coach for over 25 years. He has experience working with Fortune 100 companies in various executive management roles, including General Management, Customer Service, Sales, and Marketing. John enjoys the freedom of self-employment with The Entrepreneur’s Source, and is ready to help you realize that independence. By leveraging his experience, he provides thorough, thoughtful coaching so you can readily identify and achieve their goals. John is dedicated to utilizing his management strategies to help your franchise maximize its impact. He is uniquely positioned to help you meet every objective thanks to his commitment to team building, professional development, and specialized partnerships. Your challenges are his opportunities; your achievement is his success.
Jim has been with the TES/AdviCoach team since 2007. He finds helping others deeply rewarding and believes he was always meant to mentor and coach. Jim graduated from Hofstra University with a BBA degree in international business and marketing. [He also holds a MBA degree in Business Finance and Executive Leadership.] Jim has over 20 years of global sales leadership and executive management experience. His success as a mentor and coach spans several industries and includes companies like McKinsey & Company, Capital One, American Express, AT&T, and Publishers ClearingHouse. In addition to business coaching, Jim is volunteer coach of a Boys’ Select Lacrosse team. His college-bound players enjoy watching Coach Jim play in his Masters Lacrosse League. Jim is also a member of several local and national Chambers of Commerce and serves as President of ELIE [an executive networking organization]. Using a highly customized and rigorous training process, Jim is dedicated to helping you build a successful business and find true fulfillment in your career.
Jeff became A TES Regional Franchise owner in 2006. Holding both a BS and MBA, he is a seasoned executive who has spent more than 25 years building strong, fruitful relationships with other business leaders. A serial entrepreneur, Jeff left corporate America early to find freedom in his career, launching two successful high tech firms. An avid nature lover, Jeff spends his free time exploring the Colorado mountains with his wife and children. His experience navigating a variety of professional transitions is a unique asset to him as a coach and mentor. If you are ready to reinvent your career and explore the many benefits of small business ownership, Jeff has the insights to put you on a path to success. He believes in the importance of work-life balance, and will provide coaching tailored to your priorities.
Tim has extensive management experience, and has spent his career helping businesses grow. Before joining AdviCoach and TES as a Regional Developer, Tim held several key leadership roles in the Insurance Division of HSBC Bank including Chief Risk Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to HSBC, Tim worked for several years in public accounting as a CPA. An alumnus of the University of Detroit Mercy and the University of Michigan, Tim has always enjoyed learning and giving back. He is on the Board of several nonprofit organizations including Archway Programs [an Affiliate of Woods Services], the Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group, and The Center School Foundation. Tim is ready to put his experience to work for you. His strategies will help you evaluate franchise opportunities and make choices that maximize value.
Jim has been a Regional Developer for The Entrepreneur’s Source for over 16 years, and has trained many of our top coaches along the way. He starts by guiding you through the TES model to help you ask the right questions: is coaching a good fit for my lifestyle? Does it meet my financial needs? Jim knows that no two franchise owners are the same: he is dedicated to exploring a variety of options with your franchise goals in mind to help you find the business model that’s right for you. Mentorship with Jim is a journey of learning and discovery, and is sure to help you meet and exceed your coaching objectives.
Vance has been a TES Regional Developer for 15 years. He transitioned from private investment banking with several securities licenses from the global energy industry. He is a widely-experienced executive in Marketing, Finance, Logistics and Strategic Planning having earned a BA in Economics, MBA and post grad studies in Negotiations at NWU. Vance has been entrepreneurially engaged for decades with independent business owners in automotive products and services, ag products and services, C-Stores, fast foods, and environmental products and services. Vance acknowledges his personal growth while assisting TES coaches and clients into becoming successful entrepreneurs while having personal flexibility to help family members in need, be a supportive husband, dad to 3 sons and a grandpa. Vance can help you define your goals and expectations, and assist in effectively asking good questions to learn about possible models leading to identifying an option to meet your income, wealth and lifestyle objectives.