Dave Wells and His Journey to Success as a CFE

David Wells is the Vice President at U.S. Lawns.
David Wells is the Vice President at U.S. Lawns.

Dave Wells is the Vice Presdient at U.S. Lawns, a full-facility landscape management and grounds care franchise. David, with his stronghold on the franchise industry, has been an asset to the company.

Dave started his career with The UPS Store. The UPS Store is the nation’s largest retail network of shipping, postal, printing, and business service centers. The franchise has over 5,000 locally owned locations across North America and is owned by The UPS Store, Inc. Dave joined the company as an Administrative Specialist in the year 2002. In subsequent years, he moved as Inside Sales Support Supervisor and Area Development Manager in 2005 and 2008 respectively. After a year of the association, David was promoted to Non-Traditional Development Sales Manager which was for a tenure of close to three years. In the year 2012, Dave completed his tenure with The UPS Store as the Sales Operations Manager.

With over ten years of valuable experience with the company, Dave moved to Sport Clips Haircuts as the Director of Franchise Administration. Sports Clips is one of the most respected and fasted-growing hair care franchises in the United States. The Entrepreneur recognized Sport Clips as one of the Top 10 “Fastest-Growing Franchises” and Forbes as a “Top ten Best Franchise to buy for its investment category. Sport Clips operates as a franchise system of more than 1800 stores in the United States and Canada.

Further, Dave acquired the position of Director of Franchising and the senior director of Franchising in the subsequent years with Sport Clips Haircuts Franchise.

Dave Wells, the Vice President at U.S. Lawns

Dave joined the U.S. lawns in 2018 as the Senior Director of Franchise Recruiting. David’s immense contributions to the company and the Franchise industry as a whole bagged him the position of Senior Director of Brand Development. He continued in the same position for a year before moving up to Vice President.

Karen Young, CFE, TES ownership Coordinator at The Entrepreneur’s Source has mentioned good recommendations for David. She writes, “He led the Franchise Administration and Recruitment functions..”  She further adds, “Dave is a genius when it comes to data management, analysis, and reporting.. his ability to sort through data and create dynamic spreadsheets and reports to help track various lead generation and sales activities. He brought a diverse skill set to the team and his ability to manage multiple projects and oversee multiple areas of the business was very impressive. As a leader in Franchising, Dave earns my highest recommendation.”

Dave Wells earned his Certificate as a Franchise Executive from the International Franchise Association in 2015. Moreover, his educational links with the Florida Institute of Technology give him more leverage. He is known for his impeccable executive skills. Moreover, he is a knowledgeable and well-rounded Certifed Franchise Executive with around two decades of experience. Dave has worked with top-ranked franchise brands.

Apart from his franchising skills, Dave is known for his great taste in food and a great deal of knowledge about restaurants.

Dave has put forth a great career improvement in their two decades of experience in the Franchise Industry.

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