National Franchise Sales, the nation's premier Franchise Business Brokerage has recently established a new Northern California office with industry veteran Ritchie Labate at the helm.
Mr. Labate brings a wealth of experience to his new role having previously established himself as a franchise consultant and advisor in other ventures, and as a current franchisee in the Jamba Juice system.
He has served as a Mentor for the University of California, Davis, Center for Entrepreneurship, is a contributing member of the International Franchise Professionals Group, is an "Expert Advice" Business Column Contributor for the Sacramento Business Journal, is a Certified Business Broker (CBB) and Certified Franchise Consultant (CFC). He has been honored as both Franchise Consultant of the Month and Franchise Consultant of the Year, by a large, national franchise system.
"National Franchise Sales recognized that Ritchie's combination of experience, knowledge and skill make him an ideal fit for this role - we are excited to have him on our team" said National Franchise Sales Vice President Michael Ingram.
Mr. Labate will participate in the resale of all franchise restaurant brands handled by National Franchise Sales in addition to assisting new buyers enter the franchise system.