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Sean Fitzgerald

Sean Fitzgerald

EVP Franchise Development
BrightStar Care

Sean Fitzgerald is the Executive Vice President of Franchise Development for BrightStar, a medical and non-medical homecare and staffing franchise system with over 260 offices nationwide. He was previously Senior Vice President of Development for Quiznos and prior to that, the National Vice President of Franchise Development for Wireless Zone, a cellular retail chain that exclusively offers Verizon Wireless products and services. Sean joined Wireless Zone in 2007 to direct and oversee the development efforts of the company as it prepared for national expansion. In a little over 2 years, the company grew from under 200 stores to over 475 stores, as they expanded throughout the Southern and Midwestern states. He has over 18 years of franchise executive experience and has worked with startup franchise concepts and larger developed corporations in need of rebranding, giving him a unique insight and perspective in growing, operating and building franchise brands. Prior to Wireless Zone, Sean was COO of a startup women’s fitness franchise that grew to over 100 franchisees and 250 locations in three years. He was also co-founder and COO of an automotive accessory retail chain out of Cincinnati, OH, which grew to a national franchise and eventual IPO trading on the NASDAQ-QTC. Among his many accomplishments, Sean was ranked #1 “Young Ones to Watch,” by 1851 Franchise Magazine in 2012, and was winner of three Franchise Update Conference Star Awards. Mr. Fitzgerald is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a B.A. in marketing.


Recent Articles Featuring Sean Fitzgerald

Covid-19 has accelerated the adoption of technology in all facets of franchising. Hear from brands leading the charge to change.
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Q&A with Sean Fitzgerald, president of TruBlue Total House Care, which boosted revenue 94% last year, part 2
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TruBlue Total House Care is at the forefront of a growing market trend
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Videos Featuring Sean Fitzgerald

Masters of Franchise Development: Sean Fitzgerald
Sean Fitzgerald: Marketing for Lead Generation
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