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LEADING THE NATION’S FOREMOST LARGE FORMAT PRINTING FRANCHISE

The backbone of any franchise system is the support and expertise offered by the leadership and management team. The goal of our team is to provide our franchise owners with the tools and the training to help them be successful in accomplishing their personal goals. Our team operates on a set of core values that influence how we do business.

SPEEDPRO'S CORE VALUES:

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Integrity

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Respect

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Fearless Leadership

FRANCHISEES FIRST

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Focus

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Drive

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Fun
Larry Oberly_2.5inSquare

Larry Oberly
President & CEO

Larry is a franchise leader with over 25 years of expertise as a franchisor and franchisee. Before joining SpeedPro, he served for 17 years as Vice President of U.S. and Global Operations at RE/MAX LLC, where he headed growth, development, technology and training for more than 100 countries and territories, 3,850 offices and 54,000 agents. Prior to RE/MAX, Larry was a successful multi-unit Baskin-Robbins franchisee with full P&L accountability for marketing and sales, quality customer service, team development, purchasing and accounting. After six years, Larry built and sold his businesses at a substantial profit and was elected to serve on the Baskin-Robbins National Marketing Committee. Here he co-created pricing models and communications programs and helped align 2,300 franchisees with the franchisor’s goals and strategies.

Larry grew up in Ohio, earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Kent State University and went on to earn his MBA at California State University. Larry has furthered his education by receiving a Franchise Management Certificate from Georgetown University and is a Certified Franchise Executive with the International Franchise Association. Larry lives with his wife and son in the Denver, CO area, where he enjoys running and racing, golf, travel, hosting parties at home, reading non-fiction and spending time with friends.

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Zack Meade
Training Manager & Field Consultant

Zack holds more than 25 years of combined experience in executive recruitment, sales, management consulting, and business coaching. Working in the U.S. and Europe for both startup organizations and Fortune 100 companies, he has partnered with clients in industries such as information technology, investment banking, oil and gas, real estate, consumer lending, and manufacturing. After 11 years abroad and earning dual U.S.–U.K. citizenship, Zack returned stateside in 2016. Zack is passionate about coaching small business owners toward increased profitability while reducing stress and enabling them to carve out more time for themselves and their families.

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Jodi Olin
Vendor Relationship Manager & Field Consultant

Jodi Olin supports various regions of SpeedPro franchisees in her role as Field Consultant. Jodi’s passion is helping owners achieve outstanding financial success through business planning and regular financial reviews. Jodi joined the SpeedPro team after creating and operating a unique, part-time staffing firm which she founded and franchised in 2006. Jodi originally hails from New York but she and her husband raised their 2 daughters in Colorado. In addition to her love of helping owners within SpeedPro, she is an avid skier and long distance cyclist.

Pat Jarrett from SpeedPro Imaging

Pat Jarrett
Franchise Development Director

Pat is an experienced leader specializing in franchise management and franchise advisory. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the SpeedPro network including executive management, global supply chain & logistics including procurement and sourcing management. He also successfully owned and operated SpeedPro Imaging Omaha from 2010-2016, which was one of the fastest growing franchises in company history.
Pat now focuses on developing the SpeedPro Imaging brand by establishing relationship with new franchise partners and helping existing owners sell their franchises when they are ready to exit.

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Danielle Yuthas
Director, Marketing

Danielle is a franchise marketing expert with experience at multiple brands including Ace Hardware, Elements Massage, Fitness Together and FIT36. Danielle is currently pursuing her Certified Franchise Executive credential through the International Franchise Association where she serves as a member of the marketing and technology committee. Prior to entering the world of franchising, Yuthas was the Director of Search Engine Marketing at a Denver-based ad agency. Her fascination with digital marketing began when she joined Facebook as a user in 2004 and has grown ever since. In her free time, Danielle is a freelance journalist, animal lover, hiker, cocktail party reveler and teller of dry tech jokes.

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Phil Sanko
Digital Marketing Specialist

Phil is a lead generation and brand awareness specialist who spearheads SpeedPro’s national and local Internet marketing endeavors. With over $3M in ad-spend experience across search, display, and social media networks, Phil brings his own unique form of digital advertising forte.  Before joining SpeedPro Imaging, Phil worked in the financial industry for nine years while also running his own lead generation company part-time.

When he’s outside the office you can find Phil at the top of Colorado’s many 14,000 ft. peaks, playing guitar on his back porch, or walking his redbone coonhound through town.

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Elliot Parks
Controller

Elliot joins the SpeedPro Imaging accounting department as the controller, leading finance and accounting activities. Prior to this roll, Elliot spent over four years in accounting and IT rolls at another franchise company, and seven years at KPMG in public accounting. In his free time, he enjoys discovering new breweries in Colorado and spending time with his wife and new daughter.

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Ryan Yates
Manager of Production Support

Ryan is a technical support team member. He has over 20 years of experience in the sign and graphic industry. Starting out with architectural based companies; he later served as General Manager of a franchised sign company for 10 of his 14 years. He brings knowledge of various printers, cutters, routers, RIP softwares and sign productions.

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Bri Acosta
Operations Manager

Born and raised in New Jersey, Bri began her career at Sleep Innovations where she gained experience in operations, purchasing, product development and customer service. As our Operations Manager, Bri not only manages the Home Office Operations, she is also responsible for working directly with new franchises with purchasing their startup packages and walking them thru the Kickstart process until they are open. As a Colorado resident, Bri enjoys the beautiful mountains and exploring the outdoors.

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Jenny Prado
Accounting Manager

Jenny provides accounting services for SpeedPro Imaging. She joined the team with 10+ years of franchise accounting experience as well as a variety of other accounting experience outside of the franchising sector.

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Dave Steinman
General Counsel

Before joining SpeedPro, David worked as the EVP/General Counsel and Compliance Officer for Concord Energy LLC.  David also served as a Director, for Sun Microsystems, Inc., running Sun’s International Market Integrity Division and he spent time working with RE/MAX’s International and US operations and franchising issues.  David also managed domestic litigation for Nestle USA.

In addition, David served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Colorado and Texas regions prosecuting federal crimes and handling appeals before the United States Courts of Appeal in the Tenth and Fifth Circuits.  He received a BA from Grinnell College; MBA from Southern Methodist University; and JD from St. Louis University School of Law.  David holds licenses to practice law in Colorado, California, Texas and Washington, D.C.

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Rob Sybert
Senior Systems Administrator

Rob is a member of the SpeedPro Technical Support team. Prior to joining SpeedPro, he held roles at IBM and AT&T, where he gained more than 20 years of experience in IT systems management, system integration, and training. Within the SpeedPro tech team, Rob is focused on CoreBridge and supporting other system platforms. On beautiful Colorado weekends, he enjoys driving his classic 66 Mustang with his family.

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Sarah Brown
Senior Franchise Development Coordinator

Sarah focuses on implementing effective marketing strategies and processes to promote the SpeedPro Imaging franchise opportunity. Prior to joining SpeedPro, Sarah served dual roles at Chick-fil-A overseeing training and operations for a franchised location and grand opening training as a Certified Trainer for the Chick-fil-A Home Office. Originally from Kentucky, Sarah received her B.S. in Business Administration at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC. Sarah enjoys taking long hikes with her husband and 2 dogs.

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Nicole Yates
Franchise Development Specialist

Nicole helps professionals make the decision to transition into small business ownership with SpeedPro. Prior to joining the team, Nicole spent most of her professional career at RE/MAX, LLC where she gained a diverse background in franchise sales, event planning and marketing. Her career developed globally with training in different markets internationally. Nicole is a native of Colorado and enjoys spending her free time with her husband.

HEAR FROM OUR
FRANCHISE OWNERS

"I have always wanted to own my own business, but was used to working for a company. Joining SpeedPro was the best move I have ever made. I can't wait to get to my studio each day."

Bruce Benson - Former Precision Instruments Executive

Des Moines, IA


"We chose SpeedPro Imaging because it was on the leading edge of print technology, is within a growing, creative industry, and includes an incredible owner network. No matter the issue, there’s always an owner offering advice and support."


"Our SpeedPro franchise is a great fit for us as a husband/wife team. With so many varied aspects to running a SpeedPro franchise, it’s easy to find a ‘fit’ for both of us."


"What drew me to SpeedPro was the high quality and revolutionizing the [large format printing] industry. I didn't think I wanted to get into the printing business, but when I learned of the model, I really liked the quality and service focus."


"Being a part of the SpeedPro family has provided me with a flexible lifestyle and financial freedom beyond what I ever imagined."


"I chose SpeedPro because it had a lot of really great processes and [the ability to] leverage other owners to get my business off the ground.

I joined SpeedPro because it was the sense of family that I got whenever I talked to anybody SpeedPro related."


"SpeedPro is a business model where the rewards are generally commensurate with the time and effort put into it. It has also taught me the value of life outside of work by spending quality time with my son and continuing to travel the world with my wife."


"The principal thing that attracted me to SpeedPro was the other owners in the system. We have 130+ owners... and there is a lot of power in that. They're accessible, they share ideas, experiences, tough times and good times... and that has been a life line as we have progressed.

I was looking to get more flexibility in my lifestyle so I could spend more time with my family. I also always wanted to take a shot and try to build my own business. SpeedPro offered me that opportunity."


"The biggest advantage of being part of SpeedPro is you have the ability to tap into so many other people that have been successful - the Fastrack system when we started allowed me to quickly get my business up and running and to be profitable before I even opened my doors."

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