IFA recognized Madeline Morgenroth and Kim Swanson, both of Young Rembrandts, as certified franchise executives. Morgenroth joined Rembrandts in 1999, and is the director of franchise support. Swanson, who's been with the company one year longer, is responsible for the company's sales efforts as the director of franchise development.
Chris Brown is DoodyCalls' new director of franchise support. Brown previously held operations support positions, and sales and marketing positions with the pet waste removal service.
Jason Killough and Eric Dibble were both promoted as the new vice presidents for HomeVestors. Killough previously was the director of franchise development, while Dibble served as cooperate controller.
Pete Cobb is the new director of business development for CertaPro Painters commercial services. Cobb takes on the position with 22 previous years in sales and management at the Sherwin-Williams Company.
Panchero's Mexican Grill hired Greg S. Poling as director of franchise sales. Poling previously worked 10 years with Embers American Family Restaurants and was senior vice president of market development for Joey's Seafood & Grill Restaurants.
Vernon Hill, founder and retired chairman of Commerce Bancorp, joined Saladworks as chairman of its executive committees.
Tim Hortons Inc. announced two new changes to senior management. Paul House, formerly chairman of the board, is full-time executive chairman, and Don Shroader, president, CEO and board of directors.
Dunn Bros Coffee Franchising, Inc. appointed Jan Pithey director of franchise development. For 23 years Pithey worked with companies like Dairy Queen, Paper Warehouse, Haagen Dazs and Let's Dish.
The Institute of Certified Franchise Executives recognized Trent Lensch of FASTSIGNS International Inc. as a certified franchise executive. Lensch has more than 15 years experience providing support and managing operations and sales in the franchise industry.
Paxton Sandidge III was recently named real estate director of Pollo Campero's U.S. headquarters. Sandidge brings with him 24 years in commercial real estate into the Latin American chicken restaurant chain.
Andrew W. Shuler was named vice president of finance and administration for America's Best Franchising Incorporated. The veteran hotel industry executive's responsibilities include franchise administration, human resources, regulatory compliance and financial management.