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28 04, 2022

Stacy Eley Named Brand President of Suite Management Franchising

2022-04-28T15:07:24-04:00April 28th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

CARROLLTON, Texas — Propelled Brands, the parent company of Suite Management Franchising (SMF), the franchisor of both MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, a salon suite franchise that focuses on providing hairstylists and beauty professionals a personal space to build their independent businesses and be their own boss, has named Stacy Eley brand president.

“It is a great honor to accept the brand president role,” said Stacy Eley. “I love franchising! I am passionate about the Suite Management Franchising network and the value we bring to our franchisees and our franchisees’ members. I look forward to further accelerating the growth and success of franchisees.”

Stacy has been with Suite Management Franchising since April of 2013, first as Director of Operations, then Senior Vice President of Operations, and since February of 2020, she has held the position of Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Suite Management Franchising, Eley held director positions in the fitness franchise industry, planning and directing strategic initiatives for brand expansion, training and communication.

In her current role as brand president, Eley will be responsible for increasing franchisee profitability through effective leadership, innovation, new revenue streams, and operational efficiencies, as well as driving growth in the number of franchise locations. She will focus on franchisee/franchisor collaboration, sharing best practices, operational standards and providing coaching, training and ongoing education to all franchisees within the MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza network.

“I am honored to appoint Stacy to this role,” said Catherine Monson, CEO of Propelled Brands, who acquired SMF in June 2021. “Her inclusive and compassionate leadership style and deep knowledge and expertise in the salon suite space will be a great asset to Suite Management Franchising and all of their franchisees as she creates new opportunities and drives continued success and growth for the network.”

For more information about the MY SALON Suite or Salon Plaza franchise, visit https://www.mysalonsuite.com, or contact Mark Jameson at mark.jameson@propelledbrands.com or 214-346-5679.

About Suite Management Franchising

Suite Management Franchising, the parent company of MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, is a salon suite franchise created for entrepreneurial-spirited individuals interested in diversifying their portfolio while living a semi-absentee lifestyle. Founded to inspire and empower the modern-day salon owner, the company offers a unique opportunity for a diverse range of beauty and health professionals to run their businesses successfully. Salon members are provided ongoing training, support, and a strong referral network to help their business generate a six-figure income. Featured in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Top New Franchise” list, the brand is widely recognized for its rapid expansion and noteworthy success. A strategic alliance partnership with Propelled Brands, the nation’s largest family-owned collection of salons, continues to propel the brand’s growth. With 225 locations in 35 states across the United States and Canada, the franchise concept plans to add 200 franchise partners and 500 salons in the next three years.

For more information about Suite Management Franchising, visit mysalonsuite.com/franchise. To learn more about MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, visit mysalonsuite.com and salonplaza.com.

8 02, 2022

MY SALON Suite Pursues Franchise Expansion in the Greater St. Louis Metropolitan Area, With Goal Set to Develop Nine Units Across the Market

2022-02-08T12:10:06-05:00February 8th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

CARROLLTON, Texas — MY SALON Suite, a salon suite franchise that focuses on providing stylists and beauticians a personal space to build their business and the beauty industry’s future, is looking to expand its influence in the Greater St. Louis region by developing nine locations in the metropolitan area.

“There are incredible growth opportunities for MY SALON Suite in the St. Louis market,” said Ken McAllister, the co-founder and CEO of MY SALON Suite. “MY SALON Suite offers its franchisees a semi-passive owner experience, allowing them a way to own a franchise without the need to manage employees and oversee every operation of their retail location. I am excited to see how MY SALON Suite will expand into the market and cannot wait for new franchisees to join our organization.”

MY SALON Suite is a salon suite franchise that focuses on providing stylists and beauticians a personal space to build their business. They decorate their suite, use their own branding, set their hours, prices, and manage their own client lists and business. In addition, the MY SALON Suite franchise owners serve as landlords who recruit and rent space to health and beauty professionals.

“MY SALON Suite is a franchise that encourages growth in both its franchisees and the beauticians who become members,” said St. Louis franchise owner, Brian Repp. “This franchise wants to help its members to grow both personally and financially. It allows each person to be their own boss, and while it can be a challenge to stay self-motivating when no one is telling you what to do, the freedom available to each Salon member is invaluable.”

In June 2021, Suite Management Franchising, LLC, the parent company of MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, was acquired by Propelled Brands. Propelled Brands is using its unparalleled resources, support, and training to accelerate growth and expand Suite Management Franchising’s footprint across the country.

The initial investment for a MY SALON Suite franchise is approximately $664,738$1,479,827, including a $50,000 franchise fee. Ideal candidates have a net worth of $1 million, of which $200K is liquid. Additionally, MY SALON Suite offers a special incentive for veterans and first responders, including paramedics, emergency medical technicians, police officers, sheriffs, and firefighters, which includes a 50% reduction on the franchise fee – a savings of $25,000.

For more information about the MY SALON Suite franchise, visit https://www.mysalonsuite.com, or contact Mark Jameson at mark.jameson@propelledbrands.com or 214-346-5679.

About Suite Management Franchising

Suite Management Franchising, the parent company of MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, is a salon suite franchise created for entrepreneurial-spirited individuals interested in diversifying their portfolio while living a semi-absentee lifestyle. Founded to inspire and empower the modern-day salon owner, the company offers a unique opportunity for a diverse range of beauty and health professionals to run their businesses successfully. Salon members are provided ongoing training, support, and a strong referral network to help their business generate a six-figure income. Featured in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Top New Franchise” list, the brand is widely recognized for its rapid expansion and noteworthy success. A strategic alliance partnership with Propelled Brands, the nation’s largest family-owned collection of salons, continues to propel the brand’s growth. With 225 locations in 35 states across the United States and Canada, the franchise concept plans to add 200 franchise partners and 500 salons in the next three years.

For more information about Suite Management Franchising, visit mysalonsuite.com/franchise. To learn more about MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, visit mysalonsuite.com and salonplaza.com.

7 01, 2022

My Salon Suite Ranked Among Top Franchises In Entrepreneur’s Highly Competitive Franchise 500®

2022-01-07T10:31:26-05:00January 7th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

CARROLLTON, TexasMY SALON Suite®, a salon suite franchise that focuses on providing stylists and beauticians a personal space to build their business and the beauty industry’s future, was recognized as one of the top 500 franchises in Entrepreneur‘s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. The 43rd annual Entrepreneur Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the 2022 Franchise 500® ranks MY SALON Suite as 62 for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.

Over its 43 years in existence, the Franchise 500® has become both a dominant competitive measure for franchisors and a primary research tool for potential franchisees. MY SALON Suite’s position on the ranking is a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity.

“Being included on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list is an honor and validates the efforts of our MY SALON Suite family,” said Ken McAllister, the co-founder and CEO of MY SALON Suite. “Having our brand, once again, earn a place on this prestigious list demonstrates the strength of our concept and the dedication of our superior staff and hardworking franchisees as we continue to grow.”

In Entrepreneur‘s continuing effort to best understand and evaluate the ever-changing franchise marketplace, the company’s 43-year-old ranking formula continues to evolve as well. The editorial team researches and assesses several factors that go into the evaluation, including costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. Each franchise is given a cumulative score based on an analysis of more than 150 data points, and the 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores become the Franchise 500® in ranking order.

“The past year has been one of the most challenging for businesses in recent memory, which made putting together our 43rd annual Franchise 500 list more enlightening than ever,” says Entrepreneur Editor in Chief Jason Feifer. “The companies named to this year’s list showed us how being resilient, supportive, and nimble can help navigate extraordinary challenges and also underscore the grit and innovation that define entrepreneurship.”

To view MY SALON Suite in the full ranking, visit www.entrepreneur.com/franchise500. Results can also be seen in the January/February 2022 issue of Entrepreneur, available on newsstands January 11th.

About Suite Management Franchising®

Suite Management Franchising, the parent company of MY SALON Suite® and Salon Plaza®, is a salon suite franchise created for entrepreneurial-spirited individuals interested in diversifying their portfolio while living a semi-absentee lifestyle. Founded to inspire and empower the modern-day salon owner, the company offers a unique opportunity for a diverse range of beauty and health professionals to run their businesses successfully. Salon members are provided ongoing training, support, and a strong referral network to help their business generate a six-figure income. Featured in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Top New Franchise” list, the brand is widely recognized for its rapid expansion and noteworthy success. A strategic alliance partnership with Propelled Brands, the nation’s largest family-owned collection of salons, continues to propel the brand’s growth. With 220 locations in 35 states across the United States and Canada, the franchise concept plans to add 200 franchise partners and 500 salons in the next three years.

For more information about Suite Management Franchising, visit mysalonsuite.com/franchise. To learn more about MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, visit mysalonsuite.com and salonplaza.com.

5 01, 2022

Under New Ownership, MY SALON Suite Marks 2021 with Expansion, New Programs and Recognition

2022-01-05T10:48:40-05:00January 5th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Salon suite franchise continues impressive growth into the new year.

CARROLLTON, Texas MY SALON Suite®, a salon suite franchise that focuses on providing stylists and beauticians a personal space to build their business and the beauty industry’s future, ended the year with impressive growth. Under the new ownership of Propelled Brands, the brand opened 40 new locations, rolled out new programs and garnered national recognition.

“Our franchisees continue to exceed our expectations year after year, consistently propelling our brand to new heights through their hard work and dedication,” said Ken McAllister, the co-founder and CEO of MY SALON Suite. “With MY SALON Suite joining Propelled Brands, our franchisees are receiving ongoing support and unparalleled resources to position the brand as a true leader among the industry and the local communities it serves.”

MY SALON Suite highlights for the year include:

  • Suite Management Franchising LLC. acquired by Propelled Brands, the corporate umbrella of FASTSIGNS®, SIGNWAVE®, and NerdsToGo® in June;
  • Opening 40 locations in 2021 with more than 60 additional units planned to open in 2022;
  • All MY SALON Suite locations experienced record-high occupancies, with system wide occupancies growing by 6.7% from last year and new locations’ opening occupancies increasing by 21%;
  • Fourteen MY SALON Suite locations expanded to add more suites;
  • Forty-three leases were signed for new locations;
  • Sixty-one new units were awarded to franchisees;
  • Raising more than $120,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital;
  • Launching the My Suite Store, an E-Commerce site just for members. MY SALON Suite is the first to market with this program where members can shop and order products at wholesale rate and have it shipped right to them;
  • Launching the Smart Start Program, a package designed to incentivize growth for Members and beauty pros. Offerings include access to MY Suite Store, free payment processing through Square, education resources, referral incentives, suite customization, and the opportunity to give back through the Suite Relief Fund;
  • Ranking 61 in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500;
  • Ranking 65 in Entrepreneur magazine’s fastest growing franchise worldwide;
  • Ranking 1257 in Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list;
  • Ranking in Franchise Business Review’s Top 50 Franchises for Women;
  • Ranking in Franchise Times Fast and Serious List;

The initial investment for a MY SALON Suite franchise is approximately $664,738$1,479,827, including a $50,000 franchise fee. Ideal candidates have a net worth of $1 million, of which $200K is liquid. Additionally, MY SALON Suite offers a special incentive for veterans and first responders, including paramedics, emergency medical technicians, police officers, sheriffs, and firefighters, which includes a 50% reduction on the franchise fee – a savings of $25,000.

For more information about the MY SALON Suite franchise, visit https://www.mysalonsuite.com, or contact Mark Jameson at mark.jameson@propelledbrands.com or 214-346-5679.

About Suite Management Franchising®
Suite Management Franchising, the parent company of MY SALON Suite® and Salon Plaza®, is a salon suite franchise created for entrepreneurial-spirited individuals interested in diversifying their portfolio while living a semi-absentee lifestyle. Founded to inspire and empower the modern-day salon owner, the company offers a unique opportunity for a diverse range of beauty and health professionals to run their businesses successfully. Salon members are provided ongoing training, support, and a strong referral network to help their business generate a six-figure income. Featured in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Top New Franchise” list, the brand is widely recognized for its rapid expansion and noteworthy success. A strategic alliance partnership with Propelled Brands, the nation’s largest family-owned collection of salons, continues to propel the brand’s growth. With 210 locations in 35 states across the United States and Canada, the franchise concept plans to add 200 franchise partners and 500 salons in the next three years.

For more information about Suite Management Franchising, visit mysalonsuite.com/franchise. To learn more about MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, visit mysalonsuite.com and salonplaza.com.

14 12, 2021

MY SALON Suite Pursues Franchise Expansion in the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario Region

2021-12-14T09:58:28-05:00December 14th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Goal to develop fifteen new units across the market.

CARROLLTON, Texas — MY SALON Suite®, a salon suite franchise that focuses on providing stylists and beauticians a personal space to build their business and the beauty industry’s future, is looking to expand into the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario region by developing fifteen new locations.

“The Riverside-San Bernardino market presents a great expansion opportunity for MY SALON Suite,” said Ken McAllister, the co-founder and CEO of MY SALON Suite. “The new year marks a time where many people decide that they want to work for themselves and a MY SALON Suite franchise offers a solution to those looking to begin their own business. We offer franchisees a semi-passive owner experience, allowing them a way to own a franchise without the need to manage employees and oversee every operation of their retail location.”

MY SALON Suite is a salon suite franchise that focuses on providing stylists and beauticians a personal space to build their business. They decorate their suite, use their own branding, set their hours, prices, and manage their own client lists and business. In addition, the MY SALON Suite franchise owners serve as landlords who recruit and rent space to health and beauty professionals.

“MY SALON Suite is a good, stable organization that allows me to gain income while keeping my day job,” said Ed Mossuto, co-owner of a MY SALON Suite franchise in California. “The franchise has good, honest, hardworking people that can help walk franchisees through the process of opening a franchise. I knew nothing about beauty or construction when I joined the franchise, so if I did not have a partner like MY SALON Suite to tell me how it worked, I don’t know if I would be successful.”

In June 2021, Suite Management Franchising, LLC, the parent company of MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, was acquired by Propelled Brands. Propelled Brands is using its unparalleled resources, support, and training to accelerate growth and expand Suite Management Franchising’s footprint across the country.

The initial investment for a MY SALON Suite franchise is approximately $664,738$1,479,827, including a $50,000 franchise fee. Ideal candidates have a net worth of $1 million, of which $200K is liquid. Additionally, MY SALON Suite offers a special incentive for veterans and first responders, including paramedics, emergency medical technicians, police officers, sheriffs, and firefighters, which includes a 50% reduction on the franchise fee – a savings of $25,000.

For more information about the MY SALON Suite franchise, visit https://www.mysalonsuite.com, or contact Mark Jameson at mark.jameson@propelledbrands.com or 214-346-5679.

About Suite Management Franchising®
Suite Management Franchising, the parent company of MY SALON Suite® and Salon Plaza®, is a salon suite franchise created for entrepreneurial-spirited individuals interested in diversifying their portfolio while living a semi-absentee lifestyle. Founded to inspire and empower the modern-day salon owner, the company offers a unique opportunity for a diverse range of beauty and health professionals to run their businesses successfully. Salon members are provided ongoing training, support, and a strong referral network to help their business generate a six-figure income. Featured in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Top New Franchise” list, the brand is widely recognized for its rapid expansion and noteworthy success. A strategic alliance partnership with Propelled Brands, the nation’s largest family-owned collection of salons, continues to propel the brand’s growth. With 210 locations in 35 states across the United States and Canada, the franchise concept plans to add 200 franchise partners and 500 salons in the next three years.

For more information about Suite Management Franchising, visit mysalonsuite.com/franchise. To learn more about MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, visit mysalonsuite.com and salonplaza.com.

2 11, 2021

MY SALON Suite raises a record $120,000 in one month to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

2021-11-02T08:02:25-04:00November 2nd, 2021|Tags: , , , |

CARROLLTON, Texas — MY SALON Suite set a company fundraising record in September during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month raising more than $120,000 through the company’s Suite Relief Fund™, for the benefit of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® as well as company employees.

The salon suite franchise set an initial goal of raising $35,000, but surpassed that amount through the generous donations from clients, Members, Franchise Partners, vendors and the Suite Management Franchising team. Because of generous donors, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing, or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

“It’s truly gratifying to see our team exceed our fundraising goals each year. The amount of money that we raised in just one month for St. Jude, an organization that has saved so many lives, is more than what we raised in each of the three previous years,” said Ken McAllister, the co-founder, and CEO of MY SALON Suite. “It’s the desire of our community to go beyond our walls to make the world a little brighter, and we plan to keep expanding our efforts and making a difference.”

Suite Management Franchising, the parent company of MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, started its partnership with St. Jude in 2018 when it launched the Suite Relief Fund™. Since the inception of the partnership, the Suite Relief Fund has contributed $250,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Continued support helps fuel the St. Jude $11.5 billion, six-year strategic plan, which includes tripling its global investment to impact the more than 400,000 kids with cancer around the world each year.

Additionally, in August, The Suite Relief Fund distributed $52,500 to MY SALON Suite members in New Orleans who were impacted by Hurricane Ida through a partnership with the PBA’s Disaster Relief Fund.

MY SALON Suite is a salon suite franchise that focuses on providing stylists and beauticians a personal space to build their business. They decorate their suite, use their own branding, set their hours, prices, and manage their own client lists and business. In addition, the MY SALON Suite franchise owners serve as landlords who recruit and rent space to health and beauty professionals.

In June 2021, Suite Management Franchising, LLC, the parent company of MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, was acquired by Propelled Brands. Propelled Brands is using its unparalleled resources, support, and training to accelerate growth and expand Suite Management Franchising’s footprint across the country.

For more information about the MY SALON Suite franchise, visit https://www.mysalonsuite.com, or contact Mark Jameson at mark.jameson@propelledbrands.com or 214-346-5679.

About Suite Management Franchising
Suite Management Franchising, the parent company of MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, is a salon suite franchise created for entrepreneurial-spirited individuals interested in diversifying their portfolio while living a semi-absentee lifestyle. Founded to inspire and empower the modern-day salon owner, the company offers a unique opportunity for a diverse range of beauty and health professionals to run their businesses successfully. Salon members are provided ongoing training, support, and a strong referral network to help their business generate a six-figure income. Featured in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Top New Franchise” list, the brand is widely recognized for its rapid expansion and noteworthy success. A strategic alliance partnership with Propelled Brands, the nation’s largest family-owned collection of salons, continues to propel the brand’s growth. With 210 locations in 35 states across the United States and Canada, the franchise concept plans to add 200 franchise partners and 500 salons in the next three years.

For more information about Suite Management Franchising, visit mysalonsuite.com/franchise. To learn more about MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, visit mysalonsuite.com and salonplaza.com.

31 10, 2021

Propelled Brands: Supporting Veterans and First Responders, Diversity, and Inclusion

2021-10-31T13:49:05-04:00October 31st, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

Recognizing the hard work and sacrifices made by U.S. military veterans and first responders, Propelled Brands – the corporate umbrella of business-to-business and service-oriented franchises – is offering special incentives for those who have protected our country. By Jessica

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30 09, 2021

Propelled Brands: Woman of Wonder: Catherine Monson

2021-09-30T19:12:56-04:00September 30th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

As CEO of Propelled Brands, the parent company of Fastsigns International, the largest sign and visual communications franchisor in North America – along with the recent acquisitions of NerdsToGo, My Salon Suite and Salon Plaza – Catherine Monson is responsible for overseeing the operations of over 950 independently owned and operated franchised businesses in nine countries. By Jessica Jones

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