North Fulton Business Radio, Episode 176: Sue and Craig Derene, Franchise Connect Pro, and Sherry Heyl, Amplified Concepts
Choosing and buying a franchise and working with marketing freelaancers were just two of the topics discussed on this edition of “North Fulton Business Radio” as Sue and Craig Derene, Franchise Connect Pro, and Sherry Heyl, Amplified Concepts, joined the show. “North Fulton Business Radio” is hosted by John Ray and is broadcast from inside Renasant Bank in Alpharetta.
Sue and Craig Derene, Franchise Connect Pro
Sue and Craig Derene are owners of Franchise Connect Pro, a full service franchise consulting and development firm with extensive experience in the industry. Their consultation process is a proven method of helping others identify and research successful franchise opportunities for clients and their target markets.
With over 4,400 franchise concepts available in the United States alone searching for the right franchise can be a daunting task. In addition, not all franchises are created equally and even the top rated franchises are not always the best fit for all individuals. Franchise Connect Pro takes a close look at client goals, experience, strengths, weaknesses, desired lifestyle and more to help them find the opportunities that present a realistic opportunity for long term success and happiness. The business team of professionals has decades of experience in franchising.
Sherry Heyl, Amplified Concepts
Sherry Heyl is a marketing consultant and owner of Amplified Concepts, a freelancer collaborative bringing together talent and resources to meet client needs no matter the size of the project by offering the resources of an agency model.
Sherry started Amplified Concepts in 2016 with the help of a team of freelancers that she had been working with for several years. They worked together to create a model that enables freelancers to scale their business and collaborate. Members are marketing and technology professionals with niche expertise and experience working in a variety of industries.
North Fulton Business Radio” is broadcast from the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX®, located inside Renasant Bank in Alpharetta. Renasant Bank has humble roots, starting in 1904 as a $100,000 bank in a Lee County, Mississippi, bakery. Since then, Renasant has grown to become one of the Southeast’s strongest financial institutions with approximately $12.9 billion in assets and more than 190 banking, lending, wealth management and financial services offices in Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida. All of Renasant’s success stems from each of their banker’s commitment to investing in their communities as a way of better understanding the people they serve. At Renasant Bank, they understand you because they work and live alongside you every day.