Founder & CEO
Jeff Johnson has been franchising for over 35 years. His entrepreneurship began after leaving a Fortune 500 company to invest in a franchise at the age of 29. Jeff was Schlotzsky’s New Franchisee of the Year in 1985. Then as a multi-unit owner, he made the National Top 20 rankings regularly. As an Area Developer, he earned recognition by opening 19 franchises in 10 years, which earned him an award for Area Developer Excellence. He has also served on a Franchise Advisory Council (FAC), the Franchise Marketing Council (FMC), and the Presidents Council.