About Our Management

Rich Kissane

Richard Kissane - President & CEO
Premium Franchise Brands LLC

With over 30 years senior management experience in leading and building a variety of successful franchising companies, Rich’s track record includes commercial and residential cleaning, sports marketing, ready print marketing, education, and fast foods with brands such as Velocity, OneSource, AlphaGraphics, Sylvan Learning Centers and Wendy’s International. He has been President and CEO of JAN-PRO Franchising International Inc. since 2005 and now holds the same responsibility for Premium Franchise Brands LLC.

 
Eddie Curry

Eddie Curry – Vice President & CFO
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Prior to joining JAN-PRO Franchising International Inc. in 2005, Eddie’s franchise experience spanned over 16 years as VP and Director of Treasury for the RTM restaurant group which operates more than 900 Arby’s and other restaurant franchises. 

 
Kathryn Rookes

Kathryn Rookes-Vice President and General Counsel
Premium Franchise Brands LLC

Kathryn has been the Vice President and General Counsel of PFB since March 2012.  From August 2008 to March 2012, Kathryn was a partner in the law firm of FSB FisherBroyles, LLP and the owner of Kathryn A. Rookes, P.C.  From August 2002 to August 2008, Kathryn was the Vice President, Legal and then the Senior Vice President, Legal with FOCUS Brands Inc.  Kathryn is based in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Dennis Thompson

Dennis Thompson-Vice President & COO
JAN-PRO Franchising International, Inc.

Dennis Thompson serves as COO for JAN-PRO Franchising International and has been with the company since 2001. His prior experience in franchise commercial cleaning is extensive and includes more than 20 years in senior management roles with Jani-King and Building Stars.

Scott Thompson

Scott Thompson Vice-President Franchise Development,
Premium Franchise Brands LLC

With over 13 years of experience in franchise development and executive management, Scott is responsible for all domestic and international franchise development for Jan-Pro International and Maid Right Franchising LLC. Previously Scott served as EVP of Desjoyaux Pools, the world’s largest pool manufacturer. He has also been a master franchisor for Fitness Together Franchise Corp, New York. Scott’s background also includes serving as V.P with FranConnect, and currently serves on the marketing committee of the Southeast Franchise Forum. He is an IFA Certified Franchise Executive.

Pamela Evans

Pamela Evans – Vice President Interactive Marketing
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Pam understands how to convert online prospects into customers.  She has consulted with global  companies, business partners and agencies on effective strategies to grow business using web and email marketing.  Prior to joining Premium Franchise Brands in June, 2014 she held senior communications and marketing  leadership roles at IBM for 30 years.  Widely recognized for as a digital marketing evangelist and thought leader, Pam was named the Marketer of the Year by Target Marketing Magazine in 2008 for her digital marketing leadership  at IBM. 

Mervyn Rozett - Marketing

Mervyn Rozet-Marketing
Premium Franchise Brands LLC

Prior to joining the JAN-PRO management team in 2005 Mervyn held senior management roles in global advertising agencies and worked with some of the world’s best known consumer brands including Heinz, Campbell’s, Schweppes, Wilkinson Sword, Hertz Reynolds Metals, Lee, Wrangler and VF Corporation. His franchising and commercial cleaning experience includes OneSource, ABS and GCA Services Group.

Danessa Itaya

Danessa Itaya-Vice President
Maid Right Franchising LLC

Danessa brings a wealth of residential cleaning experience to her role as VP of Maid Right Franchising LLC. Before joining Maid Right in early 2013 she had been with Molly Maid since 1994 where she held a variety of roles including: Vice President & Senior Director of Operations, Vice President of Training. Danessa also served as President and Co-Chair of the Ms. Molly Foundation.

Charolotte Bentley

Charlotte Bentley-Director of Training
Premium Franchise Brands LLC

Charlotte has spent over 25 years in the franchising industry conducting training at all franchise levels both in the U.S and internationally for such well known organizations as Great Clips, Sylvan Learning Centers, OneSource and Velocity.

Jeff Dalton

Jeffrey Dalton-Information Technology Director
Premium Franchise Brands LLC


Jeff has been the Director of Information Technology of PFB since October 2008. From September 2001 to October 2008, Jeff was a Corporate Trainer/Project Manager for First American Corporation, based in Santa Ana, California. Jeff is based in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Anita Claringbole

Anita Claringbole-Vice President Field Services
JAN-PRO Franchising International, Inc.

Anita has been Vice President of Field Services since 2008 for Jan-Pro International. Anita was Senior Director of Master Development from 2002 to 2008 for Jan-Pro International. Prior to Jan-Pro, Anita was Divisional Director for Coverall North America from 1996 to 2002, responsible for the Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, and Cleveland markets. Prior to Coverall, Anita was Director of Operations for Physicians Weight Loss Centers, in Akron, Ohio from 1985 to 1996.