John Francis

Keynote Speaker

Franchise Industry Consultant

Strategic Advisor

The Franchise Expert

John Francis is an enthusiastic, engaging, and entertaining public speaker because he speaks from experience and he speaks from the heart. Franchising is in his blood, and his parents were true pioneers in the industry, turning their family haircutting business into a 1,000-salon franchise empire. He has been a franchisee and a franchisor, and has a deep understanding of the issues both face. Book John to speak at your event, and you and your franchisees will learn how to look at your business in new, positive, and profitable ways.

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"I have a real passion for franchising done well."


“John Francis is a great communicator and has a wealth of information to offer. John explained the importance of strategic thinking, vision and planning when considering future expansion within a franchise system. He provided spot-on analysis and explanation. He left our group feeling empowered and ready to take the next steps to grow the brand.”

Painting with a Twist
September 2016


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The Discipline of Preparation

This is Part 1 of an 8 Part series that dives into the eight key benefits of having an advisory board and how it can ...

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5 Growth Benefits For The Franchisee

Have you stopped to consider the benefits that are available to you because you’re part of a franchise brand? Perhaps the biggest benefit is that ...

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August 30 · 2017

Faegre Franchise Summit
August 30 and 31, 2017
Minneapolis, MN

September 28 · 2017

Office Pride Commercial Cleaning
Franchise Owners Retreat
Opal Sands Resort, FL

February 10 · 2018

International Franchise Association (IFA)
Annual Convention
Phoenix, AZ