Speaker

Theresa Huszka, CFE

Senior Consultant - MSA Worldwide

Theresa’s has over 18 years of experience in franchising and her consultancy is devoted to assisting companies design and develop their franchised business model. MSA Worldwide’s services include feasibility assessments, creation of training programs and operations manuals, design and development of franchise sales programs including marketing, advertising, and franchise sales process systems and long range strategic planning.

Theresa was the Director of Franchise Sales Development for TSS Photography. Prior to TSS, Theresa was Executive VP of Development for Cianci European Eatery, a joint partnership with MFV Expositions and joined MFV Expositions as Director of Development to head up the development and launch of its sales automation software, MyBruno.com Theresa was also VP of Franchise Development for SmallBizPros, Inc., which she joined in 2002 to redevelop their franchise development programs.

Theresa is a graduate of the International Franchise Association’s Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) program and has been a regular speaker for the IFA and Franchise Update Media group on the topics of lead generation, effective resale programs, effective franchise sales processes, the use of technology in franchising and candidate profiling. She has co-authored an article for Franchise World magazine and participated in Caliper Human Strategies study on sales excellence in Franchise Development.

Presenting in the following seminars/workshops:

  • Presented by: Lee Plave, Partner, Plave Koch PLC and Theresa Huszka, CFE, Senior Consultant, MSA Worldwide

    This session will delve into how franchisors and franchisees can protect their brand while making the best use of social networking sites. Among other things, this session will explore some of the do's and don'ts of setting up social networking sites for an entire system, addressing rogue franchisees and licensees who set up their own sites, and establish a system-wide strategy and policy for social networking and social media. This session will also explore data collection, use, and protection in franchise companies. Finally, this session will address using online tools to manage and enhance your company's online franchise development efforts. Click here for more details.
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  • Presented by: Theresa Huszka, CFE, Senior Consultant, MSA Worldwide and Andrew Seid, Consultant, MSA Worldwide

    Becoming a successful franchise system takes planning and an understanding of how franchise systems are designed, developed and managed. This session will provide the basics of franchising along with some key tips and best practices to help you build a successful and sustainable franchise system. Each attendee will receive a copy of Franchise Management for dummies, authored by Michael Seid.