SOURCE: FranNet Minnesota

FranNet Minnesota

April 25, 2011 16:00 ET

FranNet Minnesota Announces Recruitment of Susan Faue as Marketing Director

Rapid Growth of the Franchise Consulting and New Business Ventures of Mike Welch Requires Adding Professional Staffing

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - Apr 25, 2011) - FranNet Minnesota, a leading franchise consulting firm, announced today that Susan Faue has been recruited to fill the newly created marketing director position. The rapid growth of the firm since Mike Welch purchased the franchise in June of 2010 is requiring additional professional staffing.

"Susie has tremendous experience in the franchising industry and the marketing profession," states Mike Welch, owner and president of FranNet Minnesota. "The growth of FranNet Minnesota is explosive with the first ten months delivering the biggest year in the FranNet Minnesota history. We clearly need the expertise that she brings to our organization to help assure excellent client service and continued growth."

Faue assumed the new position effective April 18, 2011 after working with indoor advertising franchise company, AllOver Media since 2005. Her responsibilities in the marketing and sales areas included launching national advertising campaigns for 59 national franchise markets and managing a 34 percent increase in the customer base.

"I am delighted to join Mike's franchise consulting firm," Faue says. "His energy and passion for the franchising business will create exciting growth and opportunity for his franchisee clients. It will also be exciting to help launch and grow his additional business ventures."

Additionally, Faue will help support the launch of Welch's newest business, Taste Local, a consolidator of 'daily deals' offered through Groupon, Living Social, and the many more daily online coupons that are emerging nationwide. This free service to organize and consolidate numerous online daily deal coupons is already being offered in all major cities across the U.S. It will help consumers manage the barrage of online coupons and single out the ones they are most interested in receiving.

About FranNet Minnesota

FranNet Minnesota is part of the oldest and most successful franchise consulting firm in the nation. The company helps displaced managers and executives evaluate franchising as a career alternative. FranNet Minnesota works exclusively with people who are looking to start a franchise business locally. There is no cost to the entrepreneur for the guidance, information and support received.

FranNet Minnesota partners with The SBA, The SBDC, SCORE, and all major outplacement firms in the Twin Cities to help take people from career uncertainty to career replacement. For more information go to or contact

About Taste Local
Taste Local is a free tool for consumers to organize daily online coupon deals into a single email notice. This service manages the more than 500 daily deal online sites nationally, helping consumers efficiently track and receive only the coupons that they are interested in getting.

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