Yakety Yak Wireless Franchisee Samantha Bentson Joins Corporate Team
Oklahoma Franchisee Named VP of Training and Development
June 23, 2009 // Franchising.com // Oklahoma City, Okla. – Yakety Yak Wireless, offering a nimble, market-ready model for exclusive and multi-carrier franchise opportunities, today announced that franchisee Samantha Bentson has joined the corporate team as the Vice President of Training and Development. She currently operates four Yakety Yak Wireless Express franchises in Oklahoma City.
"What really set Yakety Yak apart from other franchise opportunities I was evaluating was the personal attention I received from the very start," Bentson said. "When I became a franchisee in 2007, the corporate staff came to Oklahoma City to work with me every step of the way. As VP of Training and Development, I will make sure that all of our franchisees receive the boots-on-the-ground, hands-on support I received. We will continue to deliver superior training, support, and infrastructure, to ensure that our vested owners have all of the resources they need to successfully build their business and our brand in their local markets."
"Samantha is the ideal fit for the VP of Training and Development position. Her insights and perspectives, based on her experience as a Yakety Yak owner, will greatly benefit our franchisees," said David Timlin, CEO of Yakety Yak. "Her decision to join the corporate team is a strong endorsement of the telecommunications market and the opportunities the Yakety Yak Wireless brick-and-mortar and Express models offer. We look forward to working with Samantha and our franchisees as we expand the brand in Oklahoma and across the country."
About Yakety Yak Wireless
Founded in 1999, Yakety Yak Wireless is headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif., and offers the latest cell phones and accessories from leading manufacturers, pre-paid and post-paid calling plans from national and regional carriers, as well as customized ancillary products. Customers can shop either online or in person for exclusive products and services, as well as trade-in their pre-owned cell phones through our "Yak Green" recycle program. We offer extensive repair services, including flash and unlock reprogramming, and a variety of handset protection plans.