“A successful franchise program can only be achieved through a teamwork of qualified professionals. As an attorney with over 38 years practicing franchise law, I appreciate the opportunity to work with experienced franchise consultants like the Stanwood Group who have the long term interests of their clients and the franchise industry at heart.”
David L. Steinberg, Franchise Attorney David L. Steinberg, P.C. Southfield, MI
“The Stanwood Group along with Robert Katz have invested a tremendous amount of time and energy in building a top notch team of franchise professionals as part of their ongoing effort to make franchising affordable and accessible to the founders of great businesses that might not otherwise be in a position to franchise.” read more
Dan Warshawsky, Franchise Attorney Warshawsky Law Group, PLLC Scottsdale, AZ
Nina R., Executive Assistant Gagel Law Firm Washington, D.C.
"Having been practicing franchise law for over 30 years and working with some of the nation’s leading franchise development companies, Stanwood stands out as a leader in the franchise community supporting small businesses."
Sam Morrison, Franchise Attorney Morrison Law Offices, P.C. Atlanta, Georgia
"I highly recommend the Stanwood Group for businesses wishing to explore franchising. I am continually impressed with their attention to detail, responsiveness, and willingness to go the extra mile. I always enjoy working with Stanwood Group clients because I know they have been given thoughtful, experienced guidance. When the Stanwood Group refers a new franchise to me for legal representation, I know they are going to be organized, prepared, and have all the tools for success!"
Hannah Joseph, Franchise Attorney Katz Korin Cunningham Indianapolis, IN
"When experience makes all the difference, there is one name that comes to mind when I think of Franchise Consulting and Sales Services. My office has been fortunate to work with many of Stanwood's clients. I'd recommend Stanwood's services to businesses looking to franchise that won’t break the bank! I can speak firsthand when I say, “business owners derive tremendous value from Stanwood's services as they are represented with the highest level of professionalism and integrity."
Sarah Holmes, Esquire Holmes Business Law, P.C. Ardmore, PA
"Franchise Gator is proud to be partnering with The Stanwood Group in providing outstanding digital advertising opportunities to Stanwood's exciting North American network of coast to coast franchisors!"
Eric Bell, General Manager FranchiseGator.com Roswell, GA
"As a former Franchise Regulator for Washington State and practicing Franchise Attorney, I appreciate the superior level of preparedness that the Stanwood Group provides to its start-up franchisors to set them up for success. Because of that, I am proud to also serve as one of their Board of Advisor Members."
Dan Matthews, Franchise Attorney Warshawsky Law Group, PLLC, Scottsdale, AZ
"Elman Technology Law is honored to have been selected as a preferred provider of intellectual property services for clients of The Stanwood Group."
Gerry J. Elman, J.D. Elman Technology Law, P.C. Swarthmore, PA
"As a Stanwood Group Advisor Member and Preferred Supplier Vendor, I have enjoyed working with many Stanwood Group Franchisors in assisting them in growing their brands."
Joseph E. Maenner, Esq. Maenner & Associates, LLC Downingtown, PA
Kerry R. Morgan, Esq. Collins & Jones, P.C. Raymore, MO
"I always have a great experience working with the Stanwood Group and their Franchisors!”
Tera Thomas, Senior Funding Consultant FranFund Fort Worth, TX
"If you're looking to franchise your business, Robert Katz and the Stanwood Group are the best in the industry. They are extremely knowledgeable and provide clients with the highest level of customer service possible. I strongly recommend!”
Antonne Jones, Owner Groovy Smoovies, LLC Haddonfield, NJ
The Stanwood Group is the only Franchise Development Company of its kind in the United States whose success is truly tied to your success! Through the Stanwood Franchise Start Up Program, for those eligible, a large portion of our Development Fees are deferred until initial franchise sales commence. This allows you to preserve precious capital for when you need it the most. Six of our Team Members have been recognized and awarded the prestigious Legal Eagles Designation by The Franchise Times for their excellence in practicing Franchise Law; as well as six of our Team Members continue to be recognized year after year as a Top Franchise Supplier by Entrepeneur.com. We are proud members of both the International Franchise Association (IFA), VetFran, Preferred Partners to both FranServe and BAI (Business Alliance, Inc.) and accredited through the Better Business Bureau (BBB) maintaining an A+ Rating. If you are interested in learning more about the Stanwood Franchise Start Up Program, or any of our Team Members’ respective services, make sure to schedule an appointment.
Who We Are
The Stanwood Group is a team of nationally recognized franchise professionals throughout the United States. We can assist you to expand your business affordably through franchising beginning with the development of your start up franchise program to continued growth fueled through franchise sales. If you want to learn more about the Stanwood Group or any of our Team Members’ respective services, make sure to schedule an appointment.
What We Do
The first step is determining whether or not franchising your business is the right move by determining if your current business model is “Franchisable”. The Stanwood Group assists start-up franchisors answer this question, and then creates a strategy for expansion having years of experience and also providing you with affordable access to our Team Members made up of nationally recognized franchise professionals throughout the United States. [read more]We focus on providing the services you need now to launch your new franchise program. The Stanwood Franchise Start Up Program is designed for businesses possessing those variables needed in order to become emerging franchisors. For businesses that qualify, the Stanwood Franchise Start Up Program enables clients to defer a large portion of the development fee until initial franchise sales commence, which substantially reduces the amount of initial capital required to launch the new franchise business.
For established franchisors, The Stanwood Group assists in expanding your current franchise system fueled by placement of new franchise sales using our franchise sales & marketing system. If you are interested in learning more about The Stanwood Group, or any of our Team Members’ respective services, make sure to schedule an appointment.
We know franchising your business is a big decision. We have set out to disrupt the franchise process through reimagining the way franchise development services are provided. We are committed to the expansion of the franchise community through the inclusion and empowerment of small businesses providing affordable access to franchise development services through our network of nationally recognized franchise professionals. If you are interested in learning more about the Stanwood Franchise Start Up Program, or any of our Team Members’ respective services, make sure to schedule an appointment.
Moustaki Autentic Gyros
Moustaki Authentic Gyros franchise allows you to bring the flavor of Greece to your neighborhood. Make Moustaki Authentic Gyros your next career in the unique and growing fast casual Mediterranean food category! You won’t find a more rewarding franchise opportunity.
Peter Kada, Founder & President
Moustaki Authentic Gyros, LLC
Liquivida Lounge continues to grow steadily through the pandemic with 14 locations and many more in development!
Jeff Cogswell, National Sales Director
Pompano Beach, FL
La La Lobster
2022 was one of our best years to date as we continue to expand throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey continuing to win the prestigious 2022 Best Of The Best Award for the second year in a row. We look forward to having you as our guest at new locations coming to your neighborhood in 2023.
Nicole Rabena, President
La La Lobster Franchise Systems, LLC
Buena Onda Baja Taqueria
Buena Onda Baja Taqueria
Are you looking for a new journey allowing you to spread good vibes and work with a great team? Now is the time! We invite you to partner with Iron Chef and James Beard Award Winning Chef, Jose Garces on his newest venture in bringing Buena Onda to the nation. Buena Onda is designed to deliver a unique experience to diners in the fast casual market with a delicious chef-inspired menu and popular Baja style libations. Our innovative franchise model allows you to bring this successful concept to your favorite locations.
The Baja Peninsula is one of the best places for surfers to catch waves. This inspired Chef Jose Garces to create the best place for guests to catch good vibes and experience authentic Mexican cuisine.
Ryan Stansbury, VP of Franchise Development
Buena Franchising, LLC
“The Stanwood Group does a truly exceptional job of supporting its franchisors. Being new to the franchise industry, they provided me with the tools, support and mentoring needed for success! They have been a key differentiator in our franchise business allowing us to continue to expand throughout the United States.”
Pat Perkins, Vice President Franchise Sales
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