Dirk has over 32 years of experience in both owning his own franchise business and working with and coaching others on how to run a successful business. With Dirk’s guidance, he will assist you through the process of determining which business may be right for you. The process begins with understanding your interest, the experiences you have, as well as, the personal and business goals you want to achieve.
Before retiring from the Corporate life, Dirk worked for Alliance Franchise Brands representing the following brands: American Speedy Printing Centers, Allegra Print and Imaging, Allegra Marketing Print & Mail, Insty Prints, Signs Now, Signs by Tomorrow and Image 360. His role as Vice President of Operations was to support the franchisees and to guide his Team to help them achieve their business and personal goals. Dirk was also instrumental in putting together an “Acquisition Program” to help franchisees acquire other similar businesses to merger into theirs, for stronger growth and profitability. Supporting the franchisees was the priority for Dirk as he initiated and expanded these: Performance Groups, Understanding Your Numbers, Diversification and Business Planning, etc.
Dirk and his wife Janice live in Lyon Township, Michigan and have three children and three grandsons. Dirk is active in his community serving on various boards, support groups and working and mentoring couples in the area of marriage.
CONSIDER TEAMING UP WITH DIRK TO HELP YOU DECIDE WHICH TYPE OF BUSINESS IS RIGHT FOR YOU.