Tutor Doctor Appoints Dru Carpenito to Vice President of Franchise Development for North America
September 24, 2014 // Franchising.com // Toronto, ON – Tutor Doctor, the fastest growing "in-home" private tutoring franchise worldwide, is proud to announce the recent appointment of Dru Carpenito to Vice President of Franchise Development for North America. The industry veteran brings a wealth of franchising knowledge and in-depth experience, having spent his career launching, developing and leading franchise development initiatives for the fastest growing franchise in the environmental services industry.
In his new position, Carpenito will lead the company's continued expansion initiatives in the U.S. and Canada with more than 600 new territories planned over the next two years. With a focus on recruiting qualified franchise candidates that represent Tutor Doctor's core values, he will play a dynamic role in growing the brand in underdeveloped markets where Tutor Doctor currently operates, as well as spearhead growth in new areas across North America.
"I've personally watched Tutor Doctor rapidly expand throughout the world and have been very impressed by the company's growth rate and strong business model, as well as the values-driven culture and leadership team," said Carpenito. "As Vice President of Franchise Development for North America, the impact I plan to deliver is one that continues Tutor Doctor's momentum and expansion. I am eager to find the best candidates who have the passion, skillset and value alignment to successfully implement Tutor's Doctor's business model, and look forward to utilizing my past experience to help the company's franchise system prosper as the worldwide leader in the private tutoring."
Carpenito has a proven track record in the franchise space, most recently serving as VP of Business Development for AdvantaClean Systems, Inc., where he started his career as a college graduate and quickly moved up the ladder by creating the company's first franchise development department. In less than four years, Carpenito spearheaded the initial development of the AdvantaClean's first 135 franchise territories and grew the three-unit brand into a national franchise. During his eight-year tenure, Carpenito implemented marketing initiatives that accounted for 30 percent of the company's annual system-wide sales, launched a campaign that accelerated franchisee's ramp up time, and was instrumental in developing and rolling out an integrated internet lead generation system for franchisees.
"We are thrilled to welcome Dru to the growing Tutor Doctor family," said Frank Milner, President of Tutor Doctor. "As we continue to expand our presence both nationally and internationally, it's essential that we grow with compassionate franchisees who want to engage in meaningful work and impact the lives of others. With the depth of his experience in franchise recruitment and development, Dru is the perfect candidate to assist us in reaching our goal of establishing 600 units in North America."
Carpenito's appointment comes at a monumental time for the prospering franchise. Tutor Doctor continues to excel as it has grown to 400 territories in fourteen countries, and is on track to surpass 1,000 units worldwide by 2016. With education becoming increasingly competitive and tutoring becoming necessary both for students suffering academically as well as for those who are exemplary, the company has found a profitable niche in the private tutoring sector, which is projected to surpass $102.8 billion by 2018.
For more information about Tutor Doctor, please visit www.tutordoctor.com. To learn about the opportunity to own and operate a Tutor Doctor franchise, please visit http://tutordoctor.com/franchise-opportunities/.
About Tutor Doctor
Tutor Doctor was founded in 2000 as an alternative to the "one-to-many" teaching model most extra-curricular learning centers offer by providing a personalized one-on-one, in-home tutoring service to students. The company quickly grew and in 2003 turned to franchising as a way of expanding the company's impact and meeting the vast market demand. Now with offices internationally in Canada, the United States, Latin America, the United Kingdom, Middle East and Africa, the Tutor Doctor vision is becoming a reality as the lives of students and their families are being positively impacted throughout the world. With over 400 franchised territories worldwide, Tutor Doctor was listed by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the fastest growing franchise brands. For more information about Tutor Doctor visit the web site at www.tutordoctor.com.
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