Franchise Gator Announces Promotion of Steve Syers to President Written by Ginger Watford
Roswell, Georgia (April 7, 2005) – Franchise Gator LLC, a leading force in franchise marketing, is pleased to announce promotion of Steve Syers to President from Vice President of Sales effective immediately.
Syers joined company in 2003 and has played a pivotal role in driving Franchise Gator’s spectacular growth. “Steve’s leadership and dedication has led us to a level of success that has been unparalleled within franchise marketing community,” says Kurt Robertson, CEO. Furthermore, Robertson adds, “I am confident that his strong vision of Franchise Gator’s future will be fundamentally important to company as it enters next phase of growth and development.
Syers motivation and focus has seen Franchise Gator team double and advertising base – or ‘sponsors’ as Gator team prefer to call them – expand from 70 to more than 500 in less than three years. Syers promotion is part of Franchise Gator’s planned growth strategy that also sees President Kurt Robertson strengthen Franchise Gator’s strategic focus, by moving to full-time CEO.
Founded in 2001, Franchise Gator LLC established franchisegator.com to provide franchisors with a quality, yet cost-effective internet-based franchise lead generation service. Now in its fifth year of operation, FranchiseGator.com provides industry leadership both in terms of quantity and breadth of franchise opportunities marketed, and quality and quantity of prospective franchisee leads for franchisors.
Franchise Gator is prepared and poised for further expansion. With a dedicated support team and solid infrastructure CEO Robertson adds, “I believe that Steve’s leadership and drive will help take Franchise Gator to next level of growth, benefiting Gator’s sponsors, site users and industry alike.”
Written by Ginger Watford
Franchise Gator Names Farrah Kennedy Vice President of Operations
ATLANTA, Ga., June 9 -- Franchise Gator LLC, a dominant franchise lead generation and marketing company, is pleased to announce promotion of Farrah Kennedy to Vice President of Operations.
The promotion of Farrah Kennedy follows a long association with CEO Kurt Robertson. Kennedy’s position at Franchise Gator was preceded by a similar four-year operational role in another Robertson-led lead generation IT company. Kennedy joined Robertson in 2002 to assist in expansion of Franchise Gator from concept to market dominance, and has played an integral role in supporting growth through development and management of key infrastructure.
Founded in 2001, Franchise Gator, www.franchisegator.com, was established to provide franchisors with a quality, yet cost-effective internet-based franchise lead generation service. Now in its fifth year of operation, FranchiseGator.com provides industry leadership with more than 550 clients – or “sponsors” as Franchise Gator prefers to call them. Farrah has focused on providing operational infrastructure required to manage Franchise Gator’s spectacular growth in clients and site users. Her responsibilities involved managing an array of functions, including production, accounting and IT, and her performance has earned respect of colleagues and clients alike. President Steve Syers noted, “We simply would not be company we are today without her planning and vision. Farrah and Operations team enable us to focus our energy on continuing our accelerated growth, safe in knowledge our supporting systems and processes are first-rate.”