Louie Beaupre, Chief Operating Officer for Intelligent Office, is a seasoned franchise executive with extensive experience at every level of franchising. His entire academic and professional career has been spent gaining expertise in franchise ownership, marketing, operations and leadership.
Early in his career, Louie spent six years with Bank of America working in commercial lending where he successfully helped small business owners and franchisees find financing for their companies. Louie next worked with the Round Table Franchise Corporation where he held various positions within the company and helped hundreds of franchisees with the development and implementation of marketing plans, financial management and new store development.
Over the next 10 years, Louie worked as VP of sales and marketing, general manager and president/CEO of a Denver - based franchise company where his strategic guidance allowed the company to grow from $5 million to $50 million in revenues. Later, as VP and general manager of PostNet International Franchise Corporation, he provided marketing, real estate, operations, finance and accounting, training and franchise development insight.
Louie understands the unique needs of franchise owners from both sides of the table, having purchased the franchise rights to Great Harvest Bread Company in Longmont, Colo. where his business quickly became a top-performing unit in a chain of 200 locations. After profitably selling his franchise, Louie operated his own business providing franchise consulting services to numerous national companies including Express Professionals, Great Clips Hair Salons and BrightStar HealthCare to help them attain their sales and marketing objectives.