Mr. Stadnicki a Senior Partner of The Franchise Edge. His broad business background includes his former role as Vice President of Franchise Development for a 60 plus unit Chicago based Franchise chain; in addition he currently owns a high volume franchise store in downtown Chicago. As the VP of Franchise Development he oversaw franchise site selection, lease negotiation, SBA financing, equipment design and layout, construction services, and training along with the implementation of national marketing programs.
Prior to that, he was the Executive Vice President of Francorp Consulting; he served in that capacity for many years, assisting the franchise growth of over 250 companies worldwide. Mr. Stadnicki was responsible for prototype design, development and implementation; strategic planning and business plan development, operational system design, development and documentation, franchise sales and marketing programs, and franchisor training programs.
Mr. Stadnicki is a graduate of DePaul University, where he earned an MBA and Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurship. While at DePaul, he held scholarships for excellence in leadership and scholastic merit, and won international awards for business plan writing. In 2010, Mr. Stadnicki was named DePaul University’s “Entrepreneur of the Year.”