Personnel

 

Editorial:

Publisher/Vice President
Mary Jo Larson
612-767-3200
mjlarson@franchisetimes.com
twitter.com/mlarson1011

Editor-in-Chief
Laura Michaels
612-767-3210
lmichaels@franchisetimes.com

Senior Editor 
Beth Ewen
612-767-3200
bewen@franchisetimes.com

Senior Editor
Tom Kaiser
612-767-3209
tkaiser@franchisetimes.com

Restaurants Editor
Nicholas Upton
612-767-3226
nupton@franchisetimes.com

Reporter
Callie Evergreen
612-767-3221
cevergreen@franchisetimes.com

Contributing Writers
Julie Bennett
Beth Mattson-Teig
Poornima Apte

Columnists
Andrae Marrocco - Andrae.Marrocco@mcmillan.ca
Alicia Miller - alicia@franchiseperformancegroup.com
David Farkas - dfarkas99@gmail.com

Accounting:

Accounting
Jill Evans
612-767-3217
jevans@franchisetimes.com

Controller
Matt Haskin
612-767-3205
mhaskin@franchisetimes.com

Production:

Production Manager/Circulation
Abbi Nawrocki
612-767-3202
abbi@franchisetimes.com

Production Staff
Steve Hamburger
Steve Schmidt

Art Department:

Senior Graphic Designer
Joe Veen
612-767-3213
jveen@franchisetimes.com

Advertising:

Publisher/Vice President
Mary Jo Larson
612-767-3200
mlarson@franchisetimes.com
twitter.com/mlarson1011

National Sales Director
Kevin Pietsch
612-767-3206
kpietsch@franchisetimes.com
twitter.com/kpietsch

National Sales Manager
Lucas Wagner
612-767-3225
lwagner@franchisetimes.com
twitter.com/LWagnerFT

Administration:

Conference Services Manager
Gayle Strawn
612-767-3203
gstrawn@franchisetimes.com

Conference Development Associate
Rachel Knudson
612-767-3216
rknudson@franchisetimes.com

Website Management:

Digital Development Manager
Adam Griepentrog
612-767-3237
adamg@franchisetimes.com

Sales Assistant
Website Management

Jenny Raines
612-767-3218
jraines@franchisetimes.com

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