Gary Findley is a franchise sales expert with over 25 years of experience in helping new and experienced entrepreneurs build over 9,500 locations worldwide. He’s the CEO of Restoration 1, an award-winning brand with more than 120 locations open and in development.

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Gary now oversees one of the fastest-growing multi-brand franchise chains in North America, recently acquired bluefrog Plumbing + Drain.  It is the perfect complement to Restoration 1′s services. The self-proclaimed “Redneck CEO,” Gary’s entrepreneurial drive has led to running his own businesses, serving as a franchise owner of multiple franchise brands and ultimately becoming an executive to grow some of the biggest franchise networks across the country and around the world. He previously served as the Vice President of Franchise Sales for Rainbow at Dwyer Group, as President and COO at Curves International, and as the COO of EnVie Fitness. Franchise sales, lease negotiation, financing, health and fitness management and franchisor operations, franchise start-ups, building sales teams, international franchise development, franchise marketing, building management teams are Gary’s specialties.

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