PLANNING ISN’T FUN, BUT MONEY IS.
For the past 15 years, JumpStart Manuals founder Craig Dietz focused on operations manuals and training programs. Kyle Gjersee joined the team in 2017 with 30 years experience in all facets of the franchise industry. We’ve identified how to assist franchisors with strategic planning and franchise development. Are you ready to grow your business? JumpStart your franchise future.
To provide our clients the structure necessary to open, operate and grow a successful franchise system
Craig Dietz, JumpStart Franchise Services President, has been assisting businesses and franchisors since 1999. A skilled educator and entrepreneur, he knows the franchise fundamentals and the importance of developing scalable systems and routines that create successful businesses.
His team of professional writers and designers have prepared and protected over 50 companies transitioning into becoming a franchise, or growing mature franchises needing global solutions for service and brand consistency.
Kyle Gjersee brings 25 years of franchising experience in every aspect of the business (Development, Operations and Marketing). Prior to this position he was the Co-Founder/CEO of Rocky Mountain Mentors, a franchise consulting firm. He was the COO at Well Biz Brands, overseeing both Elements Massage and Fitness Together. He also has spent 10 years in the PepsiCo/YUM brands, Quizno’s, Arby’s and Spicy Pickle Franchising in various executive level positions.
Kyle received his BA in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Washington State University.