JumpStart Franchise Services Established 2003
Craig Dietz, founder and owner of JumpStart Franchise Services, has assisted businesses and franchises since 1999, when he developed the new franchise owner training curriculum for Quizno’s. A skilled educator and entrepreneur with a Masters Degree in Instruction and Curriculum, Craig understands the importance of scalable systems and routines for franchise or business success.
His team of professional writers and designers have prepared and protected over 150 organizations either transitioning into the franchise model or maturing their existing franchise model. With a tailored approach to operations and training, these clients received the company-wide solutions they needed for brand consistency and impeccable
Managing Partner, Kyle Gjersee, brings 30 years of invaluable franchising experience to the JumpStart team in virtually every franchise department (Development, Operations, and Marketing). Prior to this position, he was the Co-Founder/CEO of Rocky Mountain Mentors, a franchise consulting firm.
Kyle was also the COO at WellBiz Brands™ and oversaw both Elements Massage and Fitness Together’s growth. He spent 20 years working for PepsiCo/YUM brands, Quizno’s, Arby’s, and Spicy Pickle in various executive level positions. Kyle received his BA in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Washington State University.
JSFS helps franchisors and business owners:
- Design strategic plans that work for businesses and franchises
- Write accurate and useful operations manuals
- Create curriculum and instructional guides for new franchisees and their employees, as well as growing businesses
- Develop sound franchise development plans
- Grow businesses
- Coach executive teams on managing franchisees