We’re here to make your Career Ownership Coaching™ business a success. And we know exactly how to do it – because many of us have done it, too.
Susan brings with her over 30 years of hands-on, comprehensive brand management, franchise development and business development experience for leaders in franchising across diverse industries. Susan oversees hundreds of emerging and established franchise brands for The Entrepreneur’s Source and provides coaching and education focused on driving results in franchise development. Currently Susan serves as a Strategic Integrator making sure that our coaches have the tools they need to build a thriving practice by constantly enhancing our resources, prioritizing our biggest opportunities and ensuring the TES team remains steadfastly focused on helping them achieve success.
For over 9 years, Marissa has worked with The Entrepreneur’s Source™ and our Coaches in various different roles. She brings many years of experience in branding, marketing, strategy and process management. Currently, Marissa serves as a Strategic Integrator, making sure that our Coaches have the tools they need to build a thriving practice by constantly enhancing our resources, prioritizing our biggest opportunities, and ensuring the team at TES remains steadfastly focused on helping them achieve success.
When she came to the United States over 22 years ago, Tamara immediately felt the connection to the country, to its people, and to the American Dream. And then, she found The Entrepreneurs Source (or, really, it found her).
For over 16 years, Tamara has worked with coaches in various capacities – helping to launch their business, training them, providing ongoing support, or developing processes and systems to make the business stronger. No matter her role, she always takes it on in the spirit of helping people empower themselves and create a better future for themselves and their families.
As Director of Training and Education, Laura brings over 10 years of experience in training, development, and ongoing education, with six of those years specifically focused in the franchising industry. She specializes in creating, enhancing and executing training programs for new franchise owners as well as in providing various methods of continued education for more seasoned franchise owners. Laura has a passion for assisting franchise owners by providing them the fundamental skills to ramp up their business and continue to hone their skills as their business grows.
Justin Brogan has served as a Performance Enhancement Coach for TES in Southbury, CT since February 2018. From June 2014 to February 2018, Mr. Brogan was a multi-unit franchisee for Two Men And A Truck in Westchester County, NY, and Rockland County, NY, and earlier served as the Operations Director at their corporate office in Lansing, MI. Previously, Justin held operations management roles with Netflix and product distribution companies, and leadership roles in healthcare.
Kelly Allis comes to The Entrepreneur’s Source with 10 years of franchise experience as a national franchise business operations consultant. She has worked with initial startups and established franchise locations through franchise operations implementation and ongoing support. As a Performance Enhancement Coach at TES, Kelly works hand-in-hand with our coaches to provide ongoing support in all areas of their business to ensure they are ramping up quickly and achieving their Income, Lifestyle, Wealth, & Equity goals.
As a Franchise Business Coach, Michael’s role is to support our Franchise Business Owners (Career Ownership Coaches) in meeting and exceeding their individual business plans. Through the use of expert brand knowledge, Michael’s contributions include business plan development, execution of brand standards and coaching to find and reach each coaches potential.
Michael’s experience includes two years of experience in brand management at The Entrepreneur’s Source and multi-site and multi-state operations management at Enterprise Rent-A-Car and KinderCare Learning Centers and four years of experience in franchise support and brand management with Maid Right. He recently has obtained certifications in both DiSC and Driving Forces assessments from TTI in addition to Crucial Conversations training.
Always customer service-focused, Melissa is a proud member of the TES SourceLink team and works with TES franchisor members on a daily basis, providing a collaborative environment that fosters win-win relationships. She feels most in her element when collaborating with franchisor members – working together, Melissa helps them find solutions and build strong, long-lasting relationships with TES coaches and clients in order to achieve the franchise growth results they desire.
Mary has been with The Entrepreneur’s Source for more than 5 years. As a Member Relationship Strategist, she focuses on creating a superior experience for all franchisor, resource and funding members. She helps members build momentum by embracing TES’ unique differentiators and implementing various strategic initiatives to impact members’ return on investment. Mary is passionate about working with other entrepreneurially-minded individuals and empowering them to achieve their goals.
Ian Sapelli comes to The Entrepreneur’s Source with 10+ years of global franchise experience and award-winning innovations within the AdTech/MarTech, business development, marketing and professional space. Enhancing the experiences for brands like SUBWAY, Taco-Del Mar, Reebok, FoodNetwork, Playtex, Warner Brothers, Konami, ToyTime, Flooz Digital Currency.
Ian’s role focuses on business development, marketing and technology strategic initiatives while leading cross-functional teams to deliver business results to our franchise business owners.
He considers himself a lifelong global learner studying at the Beijing Technology and Business University, University of Pittsburgh and Quinnipiac University.
Betsy comes to the Entrepreneur’s source with over 6 years of experience in business development, brand management, training, and systems development in the franchise industry. As a franchise specialist, Betsy has an engaging, consultative approach to the discovery experience based on honest and thorough communication, relationship building, problem solving and trust. She has a passion for coaching and assisting future entrepreneur’s in empowering their dreams of business ownership.
Bob has been in the franchise industry for 25 years, specifically on the development side of franchising. He loves helping people realize their dreams of owning their own business – whether it’s their first business or their tenth. Having owned and operated several businesses himself, Bob thrives on helping great people strive for and reach their entrepreneurial goals. With more than two decades of experience, he has gained, garnered, and captured the expert status. He continues to learn more and more each day and believes that constantly learning is a means to continued success.
Prior to entering the franchise world, Bob worked for a large telephone manufacturing company. He parlayed that experience into joining a very small, Philadelphia-area emerging franchise brand that is the undisputed leader in their category.
As a Marketing Engagement Coordinator for The Entrepreneur’s Source, Karen assists prospective franchise owners by learning about their goals and then providing the education and awareness needed to provide a positive and engaging discovery experience. She has a passion for helping others in pursuing their dream of business ownership. Karen has helped many people find their way forward and is looking forward to helping you do the same.