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The Most Capable Support Team in Franchising

When franchisors look to fill their field support roles, they look for 3 things. 1. Someone who had owned their own business. 2. An individual who has specific industry experience. 3. Individuals with an intimate understanding of franchising. Most organizations try to build their support team with people who have 2 out of 3 of these characteristics.

Every member of the SpeedPro Field Consultant and Regional Developer team has all 3!

Not only has every SpeedPro Field Consultant and Regional Developer owned and operated their own business, they’ve been trained on how to work with business owners to help them achieve their business and personal goals.

  • Paul Perovich

    Paul Perovich

    Field Consultant

    Paul brings to SpeedPro Imaging over 25 years of management and technology experience with Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies; he held a variety of senior program and project management, product management, and business development roles at these companies prior to joining SpeedPro. He received his BSEE/MSEE from Gonzaga University and holds his PMP certification from the Project Management Institute. In his spare time, Paul is a youth soccer coach and USSF licensed referee.

  • Paul Reinhardt & Annette Vernon

    Paul Reinhardt & Annette Vernon

    Field Consultant

    Annette brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic program and project management to her role at SpeedPro Imaging. A early Sun Microsystems employee, her responsibilities over the years included overseeing customer briefing programs, sales support programs, and corporate events. She holds an MA in Mathematics from SUNY Potsdam. Paul's diverse career includes film, video, and live event production; corporate marketing and business development roles at Sun Microsystems and Sony; and Executive Director for the Mobile DTV Alliance and SD Card Association. He attended UC Berkeley and Santa Clara University School of Business and received his B.A. from Trinity College in Hartford, CT. Paul and Annette enjoy cooking, travel, and tennis.

  • Bruce Plush

    Bruce Plush

    Field Consultant

    Bruce, a graduate of Branch College NYC, brings 13 years’ experience as Regional Manager in the staffing industry. Bruce is a huge USC fan, enjoys spending time with his family, and skydiving.

  • Mike & Denise Retherford

    Mike & Denise Retherford

    Field Consultant

    Mike and Denise Retherford have owned their Orlando based studio since 2010. Mike brings more than 35 years of leadership and management experience to SpeedPro Imaging. He has held C-level positions at several organizations, in addition, he was a CEO coach for several years. He is a decisive leader, with a proven ability to dramatically increase operating results and profitability of businesses.

    Mike and Denise are both graduates of the University of Iowa. In addition, Mike received an Executive MBA from the Darden Business School.

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  • Jodi Olin

    Jodi Olin

    Field Consultant

    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 she and her husband raised their 2 daughters in Colorado. In addition to her love for supporting SpeedPro owners and their businesses, she is an avid skier and long distance cyclist.

  • Borg & Ann Siburg

    Borg & Ann Siburg

    Field Consultant

    Borg is a West Point graduate and began his career as an Army officer, first stationed in Korea and then later at Ft. Bragg, NC. An M.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Arizona led him into the world of consulting. He also spent time in manufacturing as a manufacturing engineering manager and operations manager. His last role prior to joining the SpeedPro family was Director of eCommerce at DHL Express. Ann likes to say her background is eclectic. Following a degree in chemistry from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, she also became an Army officer stationed at Ft. Bragg, where she met and married Borg. Following the Army, she spent time as a chemical engineer and earned an MBA. Borg and Ann have 5 children and joined SpeedPro in 2009.

  • Gina Skeim

    Gina Skeim

    Field Consultant

    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. Gina comes to SpeedPro with experience in lead and manager roles in the medical field, including department manager of a multi-site hospital facility. She received her degree in respiratory therapy from Ohlone College in Fremont, California. Gina enjoys spending time with her family.

  • Bruce Benson

    Bruce Benson

    Field Consultant

    Bruce brings 16 years of experience with Precision Industries, where he held the position of Regional Vice President. A graduate of Northwestern College with a B.A. degree, he enjoys golf and water skiing.

  • Steve Fernandes

    Steve Fernandes

    Field Consultant

    Steve received a BSEE from the University of Notre Dame as well as an MBA from University of Texas. He brings 17 years of experience from Motorola, holding positions of both Director of Marketing and Director of Operations. In his spare time, Steve enjoys spending time with his family.

  • Mark Estes

    Mark Estes

    Field Consultant

    Mark attended the University of Maryland, where he received his B.S. His experience includes being a partner of J & M Gemini and Vice President/Global Tech Manager of Novar, England.

  • David Sperry

    David Sperry

    Field Consultant

    Dave received his B.S. from Oregon State University. Before joining SpeedPro, Dave worked for Campbell Soup Co., where he served as Director of the National Customer Team. Prior to that, he was President of California Day Fresh Food, a division of Chiquita, as well as General Manager of Chiquita Fresh Cut, Ohio. Dave enjoys spending time with his family, as well as a good game of golf.

  • Richard & Lynn Arrington

    Richard & Lynn Arrington

    Field Consultant

    Rich has 25 years of management experience with The Bank of New York Mellon and Mellon Bank—here he held a variety of senior management roles, including CEO of Mellon Leasing and Executive Vice President / Head of Credit Underwriting, Global Institutional Banking, International Banking, Corporate Banking, Loan Products and Portfolio Management. He received his B.S. from Brigham Young University and an MBA from New York University. In his spare time, Rich enjoys spending time with his family and golfing. Lynne is a CPA and has worked for Marsh & McLennan and Arthur Young. She has volunteered with local government, non-profit, and religious organizations. When she is not working, she golfs or shops with her daughters. She prefers to golf.

  • Scott Schoner

    Scott Schoner

    Field Consultant

    Scott graduated from Gettysburg College with a B.A. in business administration, and also holds an MBA from Rutgers University. He was involved in the startup of a wireless company, Corporate Telecom. Scott built it into a successful operation and ran the business for 17 years before selling in 2005. It is his experience in building a business and a brand that Scott has brought to SpeedPro Imaging. Scott enjoys travel and his involvement in Rotary.

  • Gary & Nancy Yenser

    Gary & Nancy Yenser

    Field Consultant

    Gary and Nancy come to SpeedPro after successful careers in the information technology services industry. An accomplished executive, Gary spent the majority of his career at Electronic Data Systems (EDS), developing new business and building teams to support enterprise clients in the manufacturing, government services, telecommunications, healthcare, and financial services industries. A native of the Philadelphia area, Gary graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in Computer Science. Nancy grew up in York, Pennsylvania and graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Computer Science, followed by a successful consulting career with Shared Medical Systems (SMS). Gary and Nancy now reside in Memphis, TN, but have also called Melbourne, Australia, Northern Virginia, Baltimore, and Seattle home. Most weekends they can be found supporting their sons on the soccer sidelines or at other sporting activities.

  • Bill & Brad Jones

    Bill & Brad Jones

    Field Consultant

    Bill brings 43 years of military and professional service experience to his role at SpeedPro Imaging. A graduate of Ohio University with an Executive MBA from William & Mary, Bill is a C-Level Executive, CPA, as well as a CGMA. He enjoys golf, the outdoors, travel, and spending time with his grandchildren in his free time. Brad has 10 years of small business management experience as well as 5 years of sales and marketing experience. A graduate of Ohio University, Brad enjoys family, running, adventure racing, and the outdoors in his free time.

  • Ward Martin

    Ward Martin

    Field Consultant

    Ward brings to SpeedPro over 10 years of experience as an investment banker with Morgan Keegan & Co, as well as private equity experience with a focus on multi-unit franchising and master development. Ward graduated from University of North Carolina, where he received his B.A. When not at work, he enjoys his family and fishing.

Field Consultants

  • Richard & Lynne Arrington — New York, Pennsylvania & Ohio

    undefinedRich has 25 years of management experience with The Bank of New York Mellon and Mellon Bank—here he held a variety of senior management roles, including CEO of Mellon Leasing and Executive Vice President / Head of Credit Underwriting, Global Institutional Banking, International Banking, Corporate Banking, Loan Products and Portfolio Management. He received his B.S. from Brigham Young University and an MBA from New York University. In his spare time, Rich enjoys spending time with his family and golfing. Lynne is a CPA and has worked for Marsh & McLennan and Arthur Young. She has volunteered with local government, non-profit, and religious organizations. When she is not working, she golfs or shops with her daughters. She prefers to golf.

  • Bruce Benson — Iowa & Nebraska

    undefinedBruce brings 16 years of experience with Precision Industries, where he held the position of Regional Vice President. A graduate of Northwestern College with a B.A. degree, he enjoys golf and water skiing.

  • Mark Estes — New Mexico & Texas

    undefinedMark attended the University of Maryland, where he received his B.S. His experience includes being a partner of J & M Gemini and Vice President/Global Tech Manager of Novar, England.

  • Steve Fernandes — Arkansas, Louisiana & Texas

    undefinedSteve received a BSEE from the University of Notre Dame as well as an MBA from University of Texas. He brings 17 years of experience from Motorola, holding positions of both Director of Marketing and Director of Operations. In his spare time, Steve enjoys spending time with his family.

  • Bill & Brad Jones — Virginia & West Virginia

    undefinedBill brings 43 years of military and professional service experience to his role at SpeedPro Imaging. A graduate of Ohio University with an Executive MBA from William & Mary, Bill is a C-Level Executive, CPA, as well as a CGMA. He enjoys golf, the outdoors, travel, and spending time with his grandchildren in his free time. Brad has 10 years of small business management experience as well as 5 years of sales and marketing experience. A graduate of Ohio University, Brad enjoys family, running, adventure racing, and the outdoors in his free time.

  • Ward Martin — North Carolina, South Carolina & Georgia

    undefinedWard brings to SpeedPro over 10 years of experience as an investment banker with Morgan Keegan & Co, as well as private equity experience with a focus on multi-unit franchising and master development. Ward graduated from University of North Carolina, where he received his B.A. When not at work, he enjoys his family and fishing.

  • Zack Meade — Western U.S.

    undefinedZack holds more than 25 years of combined experience in executive recruitment, sales, management consulting, and business coaching. Working in the U.S. and Europe for both startup organizations and Fortune 100 companies, he has partnered with clients in industries such as information technology, investment banking, oil and gas, real estate, consumer lending, and manufacturing. After 11 years abroad and earning dual U.S.–U.K. citizenship, Zack returned stateside in 2016. Zack is passionate about coaching small business owners toward increased profitability while reducing stress and enabling them to carve out more time for themselves and their families.

  • Jodi Olin — Eastern U.S.

    undefinedJodi 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 she and her husband raised their 2 daughters in Colorado. In addition to her love for supporting SpeedPro owners and their businesses, she is an avid skier and long distance cyclist.

  • Paul Perovich — Washington

    undefinedPaul brings to SpeedPro Imaging over 25 years of management and technology experience with Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies; he held a variety of senior program and project management, product management, and business development roles at these companies prior to joining SpeedPro. He received his BSEE/MSEE from Gonzaga University and holds his PMP certification from the Project Management Institute. In his spare time, Paul is a youth soccer coach and USSF licensed referee.

  • Bruce Plush — California

    undefinedBruce, a graduate of Branch College NYC, brings 13 years’ experience as Regional Manager in the staffing industry. Bruce is a huge USC fan, enjoys spending time with his family, and skydiving.

  • Paul Reinhardt & Annette Vernon — California

    undefinedAnnette brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic program and project management to her role at SpeedPro Imaging. A early Sun Microsystems employee, her responsibilities over the years included overseeing customer briefing programs, sales support programs, and corporate events. She holds an MA in Mathematics from SUNY Potsdam. Paul's diverse career includes film, video, and live event production; corporate marketing and business development roles at Sun Microsystems and Sony; and Executive Director for the Mobile DTV Alliance and SD Card Association. He attended UC Berkeley and Santa Clara University School of Business and received his B.A. from Trinity College in Hartford, CT. Paul and Annette enjoy cooking, travel, and tennis.

  • Mike & Denise Retherford — Florida

    undefinedMike and Denise Retherford have owned their Orlando based studio since 2010. Mike brings more than 35 years of leadership and management experience to SpeedPro Imaging. He has held C-level positions at several organizations, in addition, he was a CEO coach for several years. He is a decisive leader, with a proven ability to dramatically increase operating results and profitability of businesses.

    Mike and Denise are both graduates of the University of Iowa. In addition, Mike received an Executive MBA from the Darden Business School.

  • Scott Schoner — Maryland, New Jersey & Delaware

    undefinedScott graduated from Gettysburg College with a B.A. in business administration, and also holds an MBA from Rutgers University. He was involved in the startup of a wireless company, Corporate Telecom. Scott built it into a successful operation and ran the business for 17 years before selling in 2005. It is his experience in building a business and a brand that Scott has brought to SpeedPro Imaging. Scott enjoys travel and his involvement in Rotary.

  • Borg & Ann Siburg — Arizona

    undefinedBorg is a West Point graduate and began his career as an Army officer, first stationed in Korea and then later at Ft. Bragg, NC. An M.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Arizona led him into the world of consulting. He also spent time in manufacturing as a manufacturing engineering manager and operations manager. His last role prior to joining the SpeedPro family was Director of eCommerce at DHL Express. Ann likes to say her background is eclectic. Following a degree in chemistry from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, she also became an Army officer stationed at Ft. Bragg, where she met and married Borg. Following the Army, she spent time as a chemical engineer and earned an MBA. Borg and Ann have 5 children and joined SpeedPro in 2009.

  • Gina Skeim — Colorado

    undefinedGina 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. Gina comes to SpeedPro with experience in lead and manager roles in the medical field, including department manager of a multi-site hospital facility. She received her degree in respiratory therapy from Ohlone College in Fremont, California. Gina enjoys spending time with her family.

  • David Sperry — Indiana, Kentucky & Ohio

    undefinedDave received his B.S. from Oregon State University. Before joining SpeedPro, Dave worked for Campbell Soup Co., where he served as Director of the National Customer Team. Prior to that, he was President of California Day Fresh Food, a division of Chiquita, as well as General Manager of Chiquita Fresh Cut, Ohio. Dave enjoys spending time with his family, as well as a good game of golf.

  • Gary & Nancy Yenser — Tennessee

    undefinedGary and Nancy come to SpeedPro after successful careers in the information technology services industry. An accomplished executive, Gary spent the majority of his career at Electronic Data Systems (EDS), developing new business and building teams to support enterprise clients in the manufacturing, government services, telecommunications, healthcare, and financial services industries. A native of the Philadelphia area, Gary graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in Computer Science. Nancy grew up in York, Pennsylvania and graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Computer Science, followed by a successful consulting career with Shared Medical Systems (SMS). Gary and Nancy now reside in Memphis, TN, but have also called Melbourne, Australia, Northern Virginia, Baltimore, and Seattle home. Most weekends they can be found supporting their sons on the soccer sidelines or at other sporting activities.

The Highest Support Ratio in Franchising

In franchising it’s common for franchisors to have 1 Field Consultant for every 20-40 franchise business owners. This may work from a “Check in the Box” perspective but it certainly is ineffective in having a strong level of interaction and a steady flow of communication. Support is crucial for business success.

At SpeedPro Imaging, we have an average Field Consultant ratio of 1 Field Consultant to every 9 franchise business owners. This means you get plenty of one-on-one personal attention while you're learning the ropes and extensive time planning the future.

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    Borg & Ann Siburg - Former Operations Manager/Chemical Engineer and Army Officers

    "Our SpeedPro franchise is a great fit for us as a husband/wife team. With so many varied aspects to running a SpeedPro franchise, it’s easy to find a ‘fit’ for both of us."

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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 - Former 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 - Former Director/GM for HP

    "The principal thing that attracted me to SpeedPro was the other owners in the system. We have 130+ 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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    Littie and Karen Brown - Former Vice President of Sales

    "We chose SpeedPro Imaging because it was on the leading edge of print technology, is within a growing, creative industry, and includes an incredible owner network. No matter the issue, there’s always an owner offering advice and support."

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    Ward Martin - Former Bank Executive

    "Being a part of the SpeedPro family has provided me with a flexible lifestyle and financial freedom beyond what I ever imagined."

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    Michael Price - Former Media Ad Sales Manager

    "SpeedPro is a business model where the rewards are generally commensurate with the time and effort put into it. It has also taught me the value of life outside of work by spending quality time with my son and continuing to travel the world with my wife."

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    Steve Wells - Former 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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    Dave Higgins - Former 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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