March 22, 2016 // Franchising.com // DENVER – SpeedPro Imaging, the nation’s leader in large-format imagery, has appointed Charles Parsons as Vice President of Franchise Development. Charles joins long-time Franchise Development Vice President, Steve Phelps.
With 24 years of experience, Parsons is a seasoned business development and franchise sales executive who brings a proven track record of success. In his new role, Parsons will be joining the franchise sales team along with developing SpeedPro’s market strategies for both the United States and international expansion.
Company plans call for awarding 20-25 new studios annually and having more than 200 operating units by 2020.
“A significant part of my career has been in franchising and I couldn’t be more energized about this opportunity with SpeedPro,” said Parsons. “At a time when rapid technological changes continue to transform the printing industry, competition for clients and franchise owners is fierce. SpeedPro has clear differentiators that make it a concept to be excited about now and into the future.”
Throughout his career, Parsons has implemented programs for franchise development in more than 60 countries, all while managing top producing sales and marketing teams. He most recently served as Vice President of Franchise Development at Home Helpers & Caring Hearts, a leading franchisor in the senior home care industry, where he led the sales team to appoint 41 new franchisees in 2015.
“Welcoming an industry leader of Charles’ caliber to SpeedPro’s management team is a testament to the strength of our brand and proven franchise system," said SpeedPro CEO Boris Katsnelson. “We are projecting strong growth in 2016 and beyond and we needed someone with his strategic vision to help develop and manage that growth.”
For more information about SpeedPro’s franchise opportunity, please visit www.speedprofranchising.com.
With more than 20 years of experience, SpeedPro Imaging is the nation’s leader in large-format imagery. The company specializes in high-quality products including wall murals, event graphics, tradeshow displays, vehicle wraps and window graphics. Through extreme resolution levels and unparalleled quality standards, SpeedPro Imaging takes visual communications to the next level. Today, there are over 120 studios open and operating in 31 states, with several more in various stages of development. For more information, visit www.speedpro.com.
SOURCE SpeedPro Imaging