Friends of the Section

Friends of the Section consist of non-attorney members of the franchise community, and non-Dallas area attorneys who wish to be affiliated with the section. If you are interested in becoming a Friend, please contact the Chair

Friends of the Section are not endorsed by the Section or the DBA. 

Business Friends


Scio Group, LLC – Franchise Consulting Sales and Development

Contact: Johnni Cody, Certified Franchise Consultant


Scio Group, LLC is a consulting firm specializing in franchise sales and brand expansion through franchising. We match individuals seeking ownership to the right franchise, and help small businesses expand regionally and nationally through franchising.  There is no charge for consultation.

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EZ Cert

Contact: Heath Groves


EZ CERT tracks and monitors insurance certificates of franchisees to ensure compliance with your brand’s FDD. Whether it’s coverages, limits, additional insured endorsements, or any other insurance requirement, our system will identify it. We provide compliance reports to your operations team of all non-compliant locations and work diligently on your behalf to bring those locations back into compliance. Our clients include Sport Clips, Rent-A-Center, Tropical Smoothie Café and more.

We do not charge brands or franchisees to perform this service. We simply ask to be named an approved vendor of insurance in your system. We leverage the large volume of brands we currently represent to obtain discounted insurance rates for your franchisees, while providing coverage tailored to your FDD.

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KRS Talent

Contact: Nicole McKinney


KRS Talent is the premier source for HR and Talent Solutions that services the franchise industry. Established in 2012, we are a boutique consulting firm with over 20 years of combined experience.  Understanding human capital is one of the most important assets of a business, we are dedicated to providing superior service, fast turnaround, and complete attention to our clients’ needs. We have helped clients attract key talent and maintain compliance with HR regulations. KRS is trusted by global franchises and offers customized, cost-effective solutions. 


Peak Franchise Capital

Contact: Mike Elliot


Peak Franchise Capital is a boutique advisory and consulting firm focused on the restaurant industry.  Peak’s unique experience includes extensive work in acquisitions, divestitures, restructuring, bankruptcies, development and financial management.  Peak has worked on a wide variety of assignments for franchisors, franchisees, lenders and private equity firms on brands such as, Arby’s, Burger King, Church’s Chicken, CiCis Pizza, Dunkin’ Brands, Elephant Bar, Fox and Hound/Champps, IHOP, Jamba Juice, Lone Star Steakhouse, Pizza Hut, Popeyes, Quiznos, Taco Bell, Uno Chicago Grill, and Wendy’s.  Peak is headquartered in Irving, Texas. 



Contact: Morgan Manser


Netchex delivers HR and Payroll services that are intuitive and empowering. Pair the best technology with personalized customer care for a true partnership. Netchex services both franchisors and franchisees. Contact Morgan Manser for more information.

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FranMan Franchise Manuals

Contact: Kit Vinson

214-736-3939 x 1

The staff of FranMan is dedicated to providing you with a professional Franchise Operations Manual at an affordable cost, in as little as 90 days. It’s that simple. We believe that your time and capital are your most precious resources.

At FranMan we’ll focus our resources on your operations manual so you can focus your resources on your franchise system. 

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