Brian Garoutte

Brian Garoutte

VP Franchise

Brian was introduced to the franchise industry in 2001 when he joined Rhino7. Over the years, he has served as Franchise Development Manager, Brand Manager and VP Franchise Development. He has helped many brands successfully launch their concepts into the franchise community and his guidance was instrumental to their growth. He has extensive experience working with franchise brokers/consultants and is well respected among them. He uses his many years of management and industry experience to provide overall guidance and direction to the development team and to franchisors.

Brian sincerely enjoys success stories about owners who have achieved their personal and business goals. He is committed to ensuring his team and franchisees are following the provided path to success.

Brian received his Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing from Iowa State University. He has been a resident of the Raleigh, North Carolina, area for 13 years. He enjoys adventure travel, trout fishing, camping, tennis, and snow skiing. He’s also an avid music fan and enjoys attending alternative rock concerts and festivals.

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