Mr. Ross has nearly 40 years of experience in all facets of franchising. He began his franchising career in 1982 with Franchise Services Inc., the parent of Sir Speedy Printing, Postal Instant Press, Signal Graphics, Eastnet Print and MultiCopy, where he remained for 16 years. During this time he established Franchise Services Inc.’s initial field support organization. He was also instrumental in the creation of Copies Now, an alternative franchise offered by Sir Speedy. As VP of Global Development, Mr. Ross directed domestic sales, international development and worldwide support. During his tenure with Franchise Services Inc., he oversaw aggregate system growth from 300 to 1,200 units and also served as a member of the Board for MultiCopy. Mr. Ross moved on to Mail Boxes Etc., now UPS, one of the world’s largest non-food franchisors with over 4,000 units worldwide, as the VP of Domestic Sales. At MBE he established a field based sales force for both traditional and non-traditional development. Utilizing a direct and area development franchise model, he led the team that awarded over 200 franchises in a single year. Mr. Ross went on to assume the position of VP of Global Development for Post Net International where he was responsible for worldwide franchise development. Mr. Ross has lectured on franchising throughout the world and uses his broad experience in franchising to help qualified candidates determine if franchising is right for them.