Andy holds an MBA in Finance from University of North Carolina Charlotte and a BS in Business Management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He has over 15 years experience in franchising including operations, real estate, financing, Area Development and franchise sales. He has helped award over 200 franchises for both emerging and established franchise cocepts.

Since 2008, he has been General Manager of Franchise Development Group. FDG consults with start up franchises guiding them through the entire franchise process and helping them award franchises. FDG has been instrumental in the launching of over 80 new franchise concepts. Andy has also franchised his own business expanding Franchise Development Group’s presence to 12 cities across the United States.