Contributors

Michael takes pride in helping business owners obtain the best insurance package for their company that is available in the Canadian marketplace. He is a strong believer in spreading insurance knowledge through education. In the event of a claim, he wants you to get right back to where you were prior to your loss. Previous to the insurance world ...
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Ned Levitt is one of Canada's leading authorities in franchising and distribution law. He has represented some of the world's foremost franchises, and provides legal services to Canadian and International clients on all aspects of Canadian franchise Law. Additionally from 2000-2007 Ned was General Counsel to the Canadian Franchise Association, th...
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Marla Rosner is the Senior Training Consultant for MSA Worldwide a domestic and international franchise advisory firm. She has excelled as a training professional for over twenty years. During her 16-year tenure with Supercuts, an international hair care franchisor, Marla helped build the system from 75 locations to over 1,100 salons. As Vice Presi...
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Wayne Maillet is a leading Canadian franchise management consultant with over 25 years of practical experience in all aspects of franchise operations. Respected within franchise circles, he brings a realistic, practical understanding of business and franchising. Wayne Maillet has spoken across Canada, including lecturing at Queens University, wr...
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Gladys Molly is a Commercial Account Manager at BMO, Bank of Montreal, who has 10 years’ experience in providing financing, and a full range of banking services for businesses. Prior to that, she was providing financing and a full range of banking services for personal banking customers. Her whole career has always been in the banking industry. She conv...
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Lori is a born entrepreneur and has been building businesses since the age of 9. For the last 25 years she has been combining her creative expertise and insightful real world business experience in the franchise industry and has become one of Canada’s leading experts on the subject of small business development. Lori has been both a franchisor and...
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Erle Dardick is a serial entrepreneur, business turn- around expert and 15-year catering veteran. After owning and running the successful Tony's Deli in Vancouver, Erle launched MonkeyMedia Software to provide catering software, strategy and education solutions to multi-unit restaurant operators. In 2011, Erle authored "Get Catering and Grow S...
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Jonathan is a partner of Goldman Hine LLP, a boutique law firm in Toronto, Canada. He specializes in dispute resolution, franchising and distribution law, and intellectual property (including trade-mark and patent matters). Jonathan has successfully handled claims across a wide range of practice areas, including business and franchise disputes, opp...
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Elana is currently the Director of Operations here at BeTheBoss. She has been involved in the franchise industry for over 12 years and had developed the very first wedding consulting & event planning franchise. Elana created the entire process, wrote the manuals and provided operational support to all franchisees. She successfully expanded the br...
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Frank has been involved in franchising throughout his entire professional career, in many capacities, and is committed to franchising because of its entrepreneurism, its opportunities, its creativity, and its flexibility. Frank practiced law for 40 years at the prestigious national business law firm Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, where early in hi...
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