The Power Behind NextFran
Who is Brett Payne
Who is Ed Samane
Ed Samane, Co-CEO and President of FRANSAVE and Franchiseyourbusiness.com, brings over 25 years of expertise to the franchise industry. As a co-founder of NextFran, he’s at the forefront of revolutionizing franchising. Ed is a certified franchise advisor and developer with a proven track record, including successful ventures like Pro Martial Arts, Scout & Molly’s, and 76 Fence. His extensive experience enables him to provide strategic guidance, mentoring, and innovative training for franchisees and franchisors. Ed’s visionary leadership has consistently driven organizations to achieve remarkable growth and realize ambitious aspirations.
We Are Committed to Constant Adaptation
In a world where technology, culture, and the ways we connect are constantly evolving, SalesSystem.ai stands out with our commitment to continuous adaptation. We understand that each brand, each franchise, is unique, and we believe in tailoring our system to match your unique needs. SalesSystem.ai is not a static piece of software; it’s a dynamic, adaptable system designed to evolve with your brand and the ever-changing franchise landscape. Our flexibility allows us to serve each client uniquely, ensuring that our system works seamlessly with your business, no matter how the industry changes.
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Meet The Team
Stuart Barnes, Vice President of Operations
Dan Brunell, Vice President Broker Training
Bron Mitchell, Client Development
Alec Elmore, Chief Technology Officer
William Loftus, Chairman
William Loftus brings over 32 years of experience in executive management, operations, and the founding of advanced, innovative, software solution providers. He is a nationally recognized author, technologist, and entrepreneur.
Mr. Loftus is CEO and Managing Director of Gestalt Holdings, an angel investment firm. Recently, he was a Managing Director of Accenture, where he ran several diamond accounts, and focused on innovation. Prior to that, he was CEO of several startups, two of which he sold, and one he helped take public. He started his career working in R&D at Unisys on several contracts for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Mr. Loftus co-authored numerous papers, IEEE standards, and the best-selling textbook, Java Software Solutions, currently used in hundreds of universities worldwide to teach computer science using Java, and has been translated into Korean, Chinese, and Italian.
His distinctions include being named an IEEE Fellow, IEEE National Engineering Manager of the Year, Special Achievement Award from DARPA, E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year award, St. Thomas of Villanova Alumni Medal, Walter M. Aikman Entrepreneur of the Year, recognition by the City of Philadelphia as one of the “40 most accomplished individuals under 40 years old” in 1999, among many others. His academic achievements include a BS in Computer Science and an MS in Computer Science from Villanova University.