Leading. The. Way.

Leading the Nation’s Foremost Large Format Printing Franchise

The backbone of any franchise system is the support and expertise offered by the leadership and management team. The goal of our team is to provide our franchise owners with the tools and the training to help them be successful in accomplishing their personal goals. Our team operates on a set of core values that influence how we do business.

SpeedPro's Core Values

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    Integrity

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    Respect

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    Fearless Leadership

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    Focus

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    Drive

  • 6

    Fun

  • Boris Katsnelson

    Boris Katsnelson

    President & CEO

    Boris brings extensive experience in strategy, finance, and operations to his role as President and CEO of SpeedPro Imaging. He is passionate about continuous improvement and maintaining SpeedPro's leadership position in the industry by providing best-in-class tools for our franchise owners. Prior to SpeedPro, he ran Mountain Ridge Capital and served as VP of Strategic Planning and Specialty Products for Sleep Innovations, a consumer products company. At Sleep Innovations, Boris was responsible for launching the Specialty Products division and transforming another division that doubled in revenue. He has held roles in private equity and investment banking at American Capital, The Anschutz Corporation, and Credit Suisse First Boston. Boris earned his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BBA from the Roberto C. Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

  • Steven J. Brown

    Steven J. Brown

    Senior Vice President of Operations

    Steven is responsible for overseeing the internal operations of SpeedPro Imaging Corporate. He takes a hands-on approach to finding areas for growth and improvement; he then identifies the best solutions and implements the required changes. One of his primary objectives is the constant improvement of unit-level economics. Before joining the SpeedPro team, he served as an Associate at Mountain Ridge Capital. Steven has owned and operated a real estate holding company and a café. Prior to his business endeavors, Steven served in the Marine Corps, where he led a team of Marines conducting operations in Al Asad, Iraq. Steven earned a B.S. from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.

  • Steve Phelps

    Steve Phelps

    Vice President of Franchise Development

    Steve Phelps is responsible for Franchise Development. He works with all new prospective owners, guiding them through their initial investigation phase. He is also heavily involved as a tactical business partner to all franchisees, providing guidance, marketing leadership, and management. Steve's high-level relational sales background of 20+ years ensures continued franchise growth at both the Corporate and Studio level. He has been involved with SpeedPro Imaging since its inception in 2003.

  • Ryan Reeves

    Ryan Reeves

    Vice President of Franchise Sales

    Ryan is responsible for new, traditional channel, franchise partnerships. He brings extensive experience in individual unit sales as well as structuring larger, multi-unit and Area Developer relationships. Ryan believes that shared integrity, transparency, and brand values are what leads to strong franchisee partnerships. Prior to joining SpeedPro, Ryan worked with McAlister’s Deli in Atlanta, GA and Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Dallas, TX. While at Dickey’s he and his team grew the franchise system more than 600% in five and half years.

  • Patrick Finn

    Patrick Finn

    Director of Production Support

    Patrick provides technical support for franchisees. Prior to joining the corporate support team, he served as a Production Manager for SpeedPro San Antonio for 10 years. Patrick brings years of hands-on studio experience from operating a high performing studio to his role.

  • Ryan Yates

    Ryan Yates

    Manager of Production Support

    Ryan is a technical support team member. He has over 20 years of experience in the sign and graphic industry. Starting out with architectural based companies; he later served as General Manager of a franchised sign company for 10 of his 14 years. He brings knowledge of various printers, cutters, routers, RIP softwares and sign productions.

  • Gina Skeim

    Gina Skeim

    Director of Business Support

    Gina is the Director of Business Support for SpeedPro Imaging, where she focuses on assisting new franchises owners with the Kickstart program and a smooth onboarding for their business and operating in an efficient manner, providing initial studio training, and facilitating ongoing business support programs. She has 5 years of experience operating the successful Denver Studio and 8 years’ experience as a Regional Developer to serve the entire SpeedPro network.

  • Tom Curry

    Tom Curry

    Director of Technology

    In addition to being the Regional Developer for North Texas, Tom is the Director of Technology for SpeedPro Imaging. Tom's role involves evaluating technology needs for SpeedPro, allowing us to maintain our competitive edge in the marketplace. During his career with EDS and YUM brands, Tom was involved in numerous projects to evaluate new technologies for different companies, helping them not only move their businesses forward, but find the most effective way. This experience, along with running a SpeedPro Studio for 8 years and over 10 years as a Regional Developer, makes his input on our business’ future technology needs invaluable.

  • Jodi Olin

    Jodi Olin

    Director of Franchise Sales

    Jodi Olin is a member of the Franchise Development team, helping guide prospective owners through our mutual discovery process. Jodi joined the SpeedPro team after creating and operating a unique, part-time staffing firm which she founded and franchised in 2006. Jodi hails originally from New York but and her husband raised their 2 daughters in Colorado. In addition to her love of matching the right people with SpeedPro, she is an avid skier and long distance cyclist.

  • Chris Jones

    Chris Jones

    Director of Franchise Sales

    Chris Jones is responsible for developing relationships and educating prospective owners on the process of joining SpeedPro and the $24B+/year Large Format printing industry we support. He has experience working with and educating single and multi-unit operators around the United States from his time with Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Dallas, TX. His consultative approach allows him to identify the right people and educate them on a proven system that can set them up for future success as SpeedPro studio owners. Chris brings with him over 15 year of sales and marketing experience from the broker-deal and mortgage origination sectors of the financial world.

  • Jamie Eardley

    Jamie Eardley

    Marketing Coordinator

    Jamie Eardley is responsible for coordinating all marketing activities through the home office, from managing our Internet Marketing Agency and PR firm, to creating and conducting training to help our new franchise partners get up to speed as they come on board, as well as helping all franchise partners become as profitable as possible. Born in Manchester, England but raised in Colorado, Jamie attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where he received a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. After graduating, Jamie worked as a Marketing Consultant for Dex Media for 5 years, working with hundreds of local businesses to become found and chosen by potential clients online

  • Bri Soli

    Bri Soli

    Project Manager

    Bri began her career at Sleep Innovations where she gained experience in operations, purchasing, product development and customer service. As our National Accounts Coordinator she utilizes her skills and experience to coordinate printing efforts between regionally dispersed customers and our network of franchisees.

  • Jenny Prado

    Jenny Prado

    Staff Accountant

    Jenny provides accounting services for SpeedPro Imaging. She joined the team with 10+ years of franchise accounting experience as well as a variety of other accounting experience outside of the franchising sector.

  • Sarah Brown

    Sarah Brown

    Franchise Development Coordinator

    Sarah works with the Speedpro Sales Team to support them in Franchise Development marketing and analysis. Prior to joining SpeedPro, Sarah worked at a Chick-fil-A franchise in South Carolina and was also a Certified Grand Opening Trainer for the Chick-fil-A Home Office. Throughout her professional experience, Sarah has gained customer service, marketing, account management, and training skills. She was born and raised in Kentucky and moved to South Carolina where she attended Coastal Carolina University and received her B.S. in Business Administration. After graduating, Sarah moved to the Denver area and joined the SpeedPro team shortly thereafter.

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    Bruce Benson - Former Precision Instruments Executive

    "I have always wanted to own my own business, but was used to working for a company. Joining SpeedPro was the best move I have ever made. I can't wait to get to my studio each day."

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    Steve Moran-Cassese - Sr. Director, Event Marketing

    "What drew me to SpeedPro was the high quality and revolutionizing the [large format printing] industry. I didn't think I wanted to get into the printing business, but when I learned of the model, I really liked the quality and service focus."

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    Gary Yenser - Director/GM for HP

    "The principal thing that attracted me to SpeedPro was the other owners in the system. We have 120+ owners... and there is a lot of power in that. They're accessible, they share ideas, experiences, tough times and good times... and that has been a life line as we have progressed. I was looking to get more flexibility in my lifestyle so I could spend more time with my family. I also always wanted to take a shot and try to build my own business. SpeedPro offered me that opportunity."

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    Scott Schoner - President/Founder Telecom Company

    "My favorite thing about SpeedPro is the flexibility of owning my own business - the harder I work, the more successful I am. I have flexibility with my family and kids and I enjoy that what I create is mine. The reason people buy into the SpeedPro network is because of the power of the brand, the other owners and the system that we have."

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    Steve Wells - Executive, IT Industry

    "I chose SpeedPro because it had a lot of really great processes and [the ability to] leverage other owners to get my business off the ground. I joined SpeedPro because it was the sense of family that I got whenever I talked to anybody SpeedPro related."

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    Bruce Plush - Former Corporate Recruiting Executive

    "Frankly, after researching SpeedPro I can't imagine anyone not joining this company! At every turn, this business model is superior to any other business to business franchise out there."

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    Dave Higgins - Regional Branch Manager, Veterinary Supply

    "The biggest advantage of being part of SpeedPro is you have the ability to tap into so many other people that have been successful - the Fastrack system when we started allowed me to quickly get my business up and running and to be profitable before I even opened my doors."

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    Steve Fernandes - Former Senior Motorola Executive

    "I investigated virtually every business to business franchise out there. SpeedPro is the strongest, B2B franchise-bar none. My SpeedPro franchise is growing every day and I love bringing on new customers and growing the business."

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