CEO and Lead Franchise Consultant
As the CEO and Lead Franchise Consultant of Premier Franchise Solutions, Tom Parks combines his commitment to franchise development with his dedication to authentic relationships to help entrepreneurs take their ideas from the kitchen table to the marketplace. Tom brings his whole heart and a deep sense of loyalty to his work, believing that franchises should be awarded, not sold to the highest bidder. Tom and his team have built PFS on the importance of mutually successful relationships, and he feels most gratified when his clients notch their first win. Tom has spent his entire career in sales, with a focus on licensing and franchising since 2010. Throughout his career, he has awarded hundreds of franchises around the U.S. and abroad, specializing in emerging brands – a key focus for PFS. He oversees a network of consultants and strategic partners with extensive franchise backgrounds across the country, and he firmly believes his brands are family. Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration management and marketing management from Northwood University, graduating magna cum laude.