July 28, 2009 // Franchising.com // Sacramento, CA - Roni Deutch Tax Center has hired Matthew Ritchie, a long-time attorney of Roni's Law Firm, Roni Lynn Deutch, A Professional Tax Corporation, as Executive Vice-President of Franchise Sales & Business Development to spearhead new business development for Roni Deutch Tax Center.
"Since Matt has played such an important part in the success and growth of my law firm, it was only natural to have him bring his expertise to my franchise company to benefit new business development, said Roni Deutch, CEO and Founder of Roni Deutch Tax Center. "I have witnessed Matt's dedication to helping clients and managing employees over the years, and I am confident that will translate well to the franchise system and help aid its growth."
As Executive Vice-President of Franchise Sales & Business Development, Ritchie will be responsible for overseeing the sales department, establishing new key business relationships with broker firms to expand the franchise system, and creating new business development with outside companies to increase the number of additional business services available at Roni Deutch Tax Center franchise locations.
"My decision to make the switch to Roni Deutch Tax Center was primarily based on my dedication to Roni's mission of providing competent, professional tax return preparation, as well as helping people find success and new business ownership opportunities," said Ritchie. "Having worked with Roni for many years, I've seen her passion for creating new entrepreneurial opportunities. I want to be a part of that passion going forward, and will do all I can in my new role to help Roni achieve her aspirations for the Roni Deutch Tax Center franchise system."
Prior to joining Roni Deutch Tax Center, Ritchie spent the last nine years at Roni's law firm, starting as an Associate Attorney, and quickly rising up through the ranks to become an Assistant Managing Attorney. In 2008, Ritchie was promoted to Managing Attorney, overseeing the law firm's client intake department, which pre-screens potential clients.
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 $17,500 (tax preparation business conversion) and $119,950 to open a tax center with the average investment being about $85,000 for one location.