Shortly after graduation from Vanderbilt University in 1999, she joined to become a franchise owner & managing partner of Mail Boxes Etc. a franchise that is now a part of The UPS Store. Leslie Kuban’s journey has been thrilling. Today, she is one of the most sought-after franchise consultants and holds the position of Market President & Franchise Owner at FranNet.
She greatly attributes her career success to her father. Her father also has franchising experience and mentored her at the beginning of her career to developing essential business skills, like marketing, sales, customer service, business financials, and employee leadership.
Leslie Kuban is a much-revered woman-in-franchise who joined FranNet as Franchise Consultant in 1999. She is very passionate about her customer’s success because she walks them through the processes of choosing among an extensive portfolio of available opportunities in the franchise business model with over 4000 businesses to choose from across various business verticals.
FranNet is a local franchise expert, consultant and broker that helps match their clients to the perfect business opportunity to meet their goals. FranNet helps you reduce the risk of starting your own business by providing you with business options that fit your goals and coaches you through the various processes. FranNet allocates the time and right resources to help you make the right decision and maximize your probability of success in your new business.
She loves the thrills of delivering success to her clients, especially when she gets invitations for the franchises’ opening ceremonies, which her clients buy upon her advice based on her expertise. She also helps them transition from a corporate professional to a pursuer of entrepreneurial dreams for first-timers and multigenerational clients.
Apart from managing FranNet, she is also a renowned Public speaker interviewed in the United States by various business publications, radio, television, etc., for her expertise on various subjects like entrepreneurship, business ownership, franchise ownership. She is also the guest lecturer for MBA, E-MBA, and undergraduate business programs at Emory University, Georgia Tech and Kennesaw State University. She was also a Founding member of the Georgia State University Franchise Entrepreneurship Advisory Board.
She has also co-authored one of the best-selling books, “More than just French Fries,” which contains a chapter completely dedicated to the advantages of having a franchise business and multigenerational family business along with a few challenges of it and how to overcome those challenges.
Leslie Kuban at FranNet completed her schooling at Walton High School in Marietta, then went on to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University while specializing in Communications; along with the graduation, she also earned an additional certification in Communication and Psychology as a part of Vanderbilt University Study Abroad Program from Leeds Beckett University. She also holds a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) certificate from the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives (ICFE).
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