Frank Dunne is currently a Franchise Recruitment Specialist with Fransmart. With his rewarding years of experience in the Sales and marketing industry for over two decades in various media houses and advertising corporations, Frank stepped into the franchise world in 2009. He pursued a Master of Business in Marketing from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business in 1998. With his achievements as a franchise owner and the exemplary milestones in his previous career in Sales and marketing, Frank could set his foot firm as a franchise owner of FranNet for around 11 years. FranNet is a franchise consulting organization, that has its own franchise distribution as well. The years with FranNet were fruitful for Frank in his later career as a Franchise recruitment consultant with Fransmart.
Fransmart, based out of New York Metropolitan area, is a franchise development agency for restaurants that acts as a matchmaker with the interested franchisees with the appropriate franchisors. They are committed to franchise development growth- as of 2017, over 1,000 new restaurants are in development across their current portfolio.
Frank started his career as an Account Manager/Media Planner with Ketchum Communications, Inc. – Account Manager J. Walter Thompson USA, Inc. – Media Planner, for four years. Thereafter, he worked with Earnshow Publications, Inc. and Times Mirror Magazines, Inc.During his tenures here, Frank established relationships with a variety of Fortune 1000 and athletic footwear clients plus their advertising agencies. Secured commitments from a dozen first-time advertisers. Developed customized sponsorship packages for several athletic footwear manufacturers plus the U.S. Army.
As he climbed the ladder of success in his remarkable Sales & marketing career, he was positioned as Sr. Advertising & Marketing Manager at Airborne Billboards, Inc. (1994-98) and Aviad Corp.(1993-94). Frank joined KPMG, one of the largest and finest Accounting firms in the US, as Associate Director of Global Brand & Regulatory Compliances. It was in KPMG where he carried forward some major job roles of his lifetime. His progression from one role to another role of higher importance showed the aggression he had towards doing his job with absolutely no mercy. His association with the company concluded as the Change Management Leader of the organization in 2009.
Frank’s affinity with Franchise world quite came into the picture with the franchise ownership of FranNet situated in New York’s Hudson Valley, Capital Region & W. MA. He explored various other multi-unit startups such as Supercuts, where he was an active minority partner in the owner group that owns/operates 9 Super Cuts hair salons (New Jersey/New York). His association with the FranNet for eleven years edged him with the talent of understanding the franchise needs of both the franchisees and franchisors. Frank’s accomplishments give a clear picture of the high regard that he has acquired over the decades in the franchise consulting realm as a Franchise Recruitment Specialist. Being a franchisee himself, Frank has been taking over his client’s requirements and delivering with impeccable accuracy and understanding.
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