We’re Franchise DEVELOPMENT LEADERS

A passionate group with an absurd amount of collective talent.

We have a knack for getting to know brands and helping them achieve their goals by connecting them with the best candidates. While we love seeing our brands grow, we’re also pretty competitive and get a rush out of setting goals and smashing them.

Who WE ARE

Experts – WE’VE BEEN DOING THIS, SUCCESSFULLY, FOR A LONG TIME

We’ve been in the franchise development industry for all our professional lives. Our team has over 100 years of combined experience. We’ve grown brands from regional companies to national industry leaders. In fact, we started BrandONE to seek out exciting emerging brands and use our knowledge to help them flourish.

Scientists – BREAKING DOWN YOUR BRAND INTO UNDERSTANDABLE PARTS

We dissect your brand, developing a deep, cellular understanding of what makes it a viable business opportunity. We study every detail – including your history, operational structure, core values and plans for growth – to craft an ideal strategy perfectly tailored to suit your business.

Educators – ENSURING CANDIDATES KNOW YOUR BRAND WHEN THEY INVEST

We get into the nitty gritty of your brand. We know it inside and out so that when we talk to people about your opportunity, we share our knowledge in digestible pieces that add up to a comprehensive picture of your brand. Ultimately, we want anyone we speak with to feel as confident in your brand as we do.

The BrandONE TEAM

KURT LANDWEHR

Partner

Kurt Landwehr is the founder of BrandONE. A franchise development veteran, Kurt started his company to use all the intuition and experience he’s gained over the years to help emerging franchise brands grow sustainably. Kurt has been instrumental in growing several large national haircare brands and was one of the owners of Roosters Men’s Grooming Centers that was purchased by Regis Corp. in 2011.

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PETER BARKMAN

Partner

A natural-born leader, Peter Barkman has been in the franchise industry since college. While his peers were pledging fraternities and working unpaid internships, Peter became a franchisee. At the tender...

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JASON BARCLAY

Partner

Jason Barclay is the consummate franchise development professional. Having worked with a diverse group of franchisors in a variety of industries, he’s learned the secret to successful development comes down...

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MICHAEL MUDD

Partner

When it comes to franchise development, Michael Mudd’s accomplishments speak for themselves. After launching his franchise development career at Relax the Back, Michael earned his first major successes with Menchie’s...

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DAVE SCHAEFERS

Partner

Dave Schaefers has been in the Franchising world for nearly 30 years. Dave started his career as an entry level employee for a nationally known automotive repair and within five...

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ALEXANDRIA WARREN

VP of Operations

Alexandria comes to us from a long line of franchise experience on both the vendor, broker and franchisor side of the fence. As a proud Clemson University Alumni, majoring in...

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ANGIE SHAW

Franchise Development Specialist

Angie Shaw has intimate knowledge of the candidate journey into franchise ownership because she’s been there herself. She spent 18 years working in the fashion industry before transitioning from corporate...

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