Due to member interest, we have rescheduled the Unit Economics discussion from our cancelled February meeting.
Join us at our March 11 breakfast meeting when our panel of industry leaders will discuss topics including emerging franchises, turnaround and mature franchises.
Our panel will include:
- Ken Voelker, President and CEO Mighty Distributing Systems
- Joe McCord, Regional Vice President Quiznos
- Barry Falcon, CEO All American Decorative Concrete
Maggiano’s Little Italy – PERIMETER
4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30346
President and CEO Mighty Distributing Systems
Ken Voelker has served as President of Mighty Distributing System of America since 1992 and was appointed CEO in 2009. Prior to his role at Mighty, Ken was an Investment Officer with North Riverside Venture Group and a Director with Hayes Microcomputer Products. His work experience includes expatriate assignments in the Middle East and Europe.
Ken is a cum laude alumnus of Washington & Lee University and received a fellowship to the University of Alabama where he earned his MBA in 1980. He is an Advisor Emeritus of the Board of Advisors for the Williams School of Commerce, Economics and Politics at Washington & Lee. Ken currently serves as a Director of FRANAD, Mighty Distributing’s advertising cooperative, and the Southeast Franchise Forum.
Regional Vice President Quiznos
Joe McCord began his career in franchising in 1981 with Domino’s Pizza, Inc. He served as Regional Controller, Regional Director of Operations and lastly as Regional Vice President for the Southeastern United States. Joe also served as Vice President for Development for Steak-Out Franchising, Inc and as Vice President at Andover Franchising, Inc. Presently, Joe is a Regional Vice President with Quiznos.
Joe served as a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia where he received his Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance. He attained his Masters of Business Administration from Georgia State University. Joe is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Georgia. He has been a featured speaker at the International Franchise Association conventions and local meetings.
CEO All American Decorative Concrete
Barry is the CEO of All American Decorative Concrete. Prior to joining All American Decorative Concrete, he was the President of ShelfGenie. Since November 2006, Barry has been the Managing Partner of Team Falcon, LLC in Marietta, Georgia. From April 2004 through November 2006, Team Falcon, LLC owned a Velocity Sports Performance franchise in Peachtree City, Georgia. From 1999 through 2004, Barry was an independent business advisor for Team Falcon, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia assisting companies throughout the United States.