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FranchiseU! Episode 73: Jeremy Morgan (WellBiz Brands)

February 21, 2024
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In this episode of FranchiseU!, Kathy sits down with Jeremy Morgan from WellBiz Brands. During the discussion, Morgan shares an interesting perspective on the benefits of franchising complementary brands. Near the end of the episode they explore how Drybar® went international.

Jeremy Morgan is the Chief Executive Officer for WellBiz Brands, Inc, the nation’s premier franchisor of five beauty and wellness franchise brands: Drybar®, Amazing Lash Studio®, Radiant Waxing™, Elements Massage®, and Fitness Together®. With nearly 900 locations, 350,000 members, and $600 million of system-wide sales across the portfolio, WellBiz Brands builds profitable businesses by catering to the needs of the affluent female consumer.

Morgan began his tenure at WellBiz as the CEO for Elements Massage, where he worked diligently to support and build relationships with over 250 Elements Massage franchise owners, a community of 4,000 massage therapists, and over 120,000 members nationally. As a result, he led Elements Massage to achieve its most successful year in performance in 2018, as measured by studio revenue, client growth, and customer satisfaction.

Due to his open leadership style, he was recognized with a 91% Glassdoor CEO approval rating from the Elements system. Previously, Morgan was a Senior Vice President of Marketing and Consumer Insights for Smashburger and the CEO of Tava Kitchen. In addition to his professional achievements, Morgan is an active member of the community and supports the Colorado Succeeds Board of Advisors, The Denver Boys and Girls Club, The Denver Chamber of Commerce, and Duke Alumni Committee Denver, and is a member of the Kellogg Alumni Club of Colorado. Morgan was a member of the Denver Chamber of Commerce 2015 Leadership Denver Class, was recognized by the Denver Business Journal as a member of the 2018 40 Under 40 class of leaders, and is an active member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO).

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