Steven Gardner has 25 years of demonstrated experience in Franchise Sales, Development, Brokerage, and Real-Estate. Steven has represented numerous national concepts as outsourced Franchise Development Director and in some instances Real Estate Director of the brand. These engagements would include Chock Full O’ Nuts, Original Soupman, Energy Kitchen, 16Handles, Stewart’s All American among numerous others. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Boston University. Quoted in numerous Franchise Business and Real Estate Magazines. He has sold numerous Area Developers in all of the major US Markets. In addition, he has transacted hundreds of Franchise Agreements including an International Master Development Deal for 150 stores in 5 GCC Countries.
He has been directly involved in over 1000 transactions in his career. Currently engaged with affiliates as an outsourced Franchise and Business Development Director for multiple Regional/ National Retail Franchise Brands. Specialties include start-up development programs, strategic brand consulting, marketing, public relations platforms, and lead generation support as well as multi-unit/ area development sales transactions. In addition, support and creation of financial business plans, projections, and sales deck presentations from Industry CFO's to investors and private equity companies at The CapX Events with success for multiple clients.