July 22, 2009 // Franchising.com // Sacramento, CA – Roni Deutch Tax Center franchise consultant Alex Cunningham was recently awarded the Consultant of the Year Award at the company's annual franchise convention in May at the Peppermill Resort Casino in Reno, Nevada.
The Consultant of the Year Award recognizes Alex Cunningham for strengthening the Roni Deutch brand by selling 20 Roni Deutch Tax Center franchise territories in Florida and New Jersey in 2008-2009. To continue his success and to keep the momentum going forward, Cunningham is currently working on additional development deals in Connecticut, Louisiana, Texas, and New York that could total more than forty new territories for Roni Deutch Tax Center.
"It is a tremendous honor to receive this award," said Alex Cunningham. "To win the Consultant of the Year Award takes an incredible amount of effort, discipline, and energy. This award is not only for me, but for the great entrepreneurs I have worked with that have seen the immense opportunity in this industry."
For over two decades, Alex Cunningham has specialized in helping mid-level executives transition into franchising, and has built partnerships with over 85 companies, as well as helped pair more than 1,000 entrepreneurial prospects with franchises that closely match their experience, long-term goals, and passion. He has the expertise and knowledge to consult extensively with national franchisor operations, and help potential franchisees match their goals and qualifications to the "best fit" franchise opportunity.
"In a franchise system like Roni Deutch Tax Center, it's important to recognize and reward those people that represent the best practices, leadership, drive, and community spirit," said Roni Deutch, CEO and Founder of Roni Deutch Tax Center. "Because Alex exudes the qualities we expect from our franchise consultants and has the superior resources, we're confident that he will be a testament of success and a source of information to new franchise owners looking to join the Roni Deutch Tax Center family."
Alex Cunningham was the Founder, President, and CEO of Profit Management Consulting, a nationally recognized management services firm providing business solutions for 20 years to over 1,000 private or closely held middle market companies throughout 24 states. Cunningham was COO of South Beach Franchising, LLC, a Partner and a Principal of London Capital Corporation, a Knoxville-based investment banking firm, a Director, President, and CFO of Vance Communications, Inc., a national communications company with over 300 employees in 15 states serving such companies as IBM, Seimans, Northern Telcom, AT&T, GTE, United Telephone, Erickson, the U.S. Military, and State Colleges and Universities. He is also a franchise owner, a Senior Franchise Consultant with Franchise, Inc, a nationally recognized franchise consulting company providing services to Franchisors and buyers of franchises.
Roni Deutch has built her reputation as one of the most successful tax lawyers through hard work and dedication to the needs of taxpayers. Her competitive spirit and insatiable work ethic have made her a household name with one out of three American adults knowing the name Roni Deutch. Through her years of practice, she saw that many of her clients' tax problems were caused by sloppy and unprofessional tax return preparation. Ms. Deutch decided it was time to put her experience to work for taxpayers across the country. Roni Deutch Tax Center is now filling the need for competent tax return preparation. In the February 2009 edition of the Entrepreneur Magazine, Roni Deutch Tax Center is in the top 2% of the fastest-growing franchises out of over 3,000 franchise concepts in the country. An affordable franchise opportunity, a Roni Deutch Tax Center franchisee can expect to invest between $30,633 (tax preparation business conversion) and $119,900 to open a tax center with the average investment being about $69,700 for one location.