Your Trusted Partner in Franchise Success

Since 2009, SMB Franchise Advisors has helped hundreds of brands become successful franchises. We take a people-first approach to our solutions and develop personalized strategies to scale your system. We’ve proudly helped grow large and small franchises, including Lawn Doctor, K9 Resorts, The Goddard School, GYMGUYZ, Ivybrook Academy, Renovation Sells, Monster Tree Service, SoBol, and more.

Our team takes the time to get to know your brand and how it works. We will provide expert insights and guidance to help you develop a successful franchise company. Let’s start building your legacy together today.

Our Team

Meet the SMB Team

Our team members are forward-thinking, subject matter experts in business growth and execution. We’re excited to help you reach your business goals and scale your franchise.

Steve Beagelman

President & CEO

Brian Luciani

Chief Growth Officer + Venture Partner

Joanne Hoyer

Chief Development Officer

Ed Gaubert

CFO & Finance Strategist

Dawn Abbamondi

Chief Marketing Officer

James Mowery

Chief Technology Officer

Ken Moran

Chief Operating Officer

Frank Closurdo

Executive Director of Business Development

Teddy Fine

Executive Director of Creative Strategy

Lisa Saad

Director of Operations

Jorge Quintana

Director of Financial Planning + Analysis

Barbara Luciani

Operations Manager + Technical Writer

Bob Silzle

Restaurant Operations Senior Advisor

Kayla Mowery

Operations Associate + Technical Writer

Fern Piazza

Market Research Analyst

Our Clients

Our SMB Franchising Family

How we give back

We Support Our Communities

In addition to our customers, SMB Franchise Advisors supports the people and businesses of our industry. We are passionate about helping franchisors bring on independent franchise owners to operate in local communities across the United States.

Supplier Member

since 2010

Steve Beagelman

Membership Committee (2010 to Current) Recognized as a Top 3 referring partner for New Members the IFA for the last several years


Steve Beagelman, Joanne Hoyer, Dawn Abbamondi, James Mowery, Teddy Fine, Ken Moran, Jorge Quintana, (In progress: Brian Luciani and Barbara Luciani)

Dawn Abbamondi

Women’s Franchise Committee 2022-current (Podcast Task Force member and WFN Task Force member), Women’s Franchise Network Philadelphia Chapter Co-Chair (2018-present)

James Mowery

Past chair Board of Directors for the ICFE Member at Large for the Foundation Member of the IFA Education Advisory Group (for the CFE Program)


Meet Our Partners

We are continually expanding our network of trusted partnerships to provide world-class solutions to our customers. Learn about the business leaders we’re proud to call our partners.

Financial & Accounting

We seek financial and accounting experts who specialize in audits, tax preparation, and financial statements in the franchising industry.

Legal & FDD Development

We aim to partner with attorneys to provide franchisors with comprehensive legal assistance so they can make informed legal decisions.

Marketing, PR, Digital, SEO & Web Development

Partner with us to amplify franchisors’ digital presence by creating compelling campaigns that drive small businesses towards franchise success.

Sales: FSOs & Brokers

We are always looking to expand our network of consultants, sales agents, and brokers who can help connect our franchisors with like-minded franchisees and foster thriving partnerships.

Technology, POS, Payment Systems & Operational CRMs

Optimize franchise operations, enhance relationships, and drive sales through customized POS, CRM, and payment systems for our clients.

Lead Management, CRMs & Franchise Administration

Partner with us to optimize communication, agreements, and lead management for franchisors, to ensure effective support for all.

Learning Management

Partner with us to empower franchisees with accessible educational content through learning management software, ensuring consistency and scalability for brands.

Franchise Funding & Private Equity

We seek partners to help fuel franchise growth through strategic funding and private equity, supporting our clients in launching and expanding their businesses.


SMB in the Moment

Success Stories

The Result of Dedication

SMB has helped hundreds of franchisors just like you. Learn why our clients trust our expertise, guidance, and marketing strategies.

Success Stories

The Result of Dedication

SMB has helped hundreds of franchisors just like you. Learn why our clients trust our expertise, guidance, and marketing strategies.

Josh York, GYMGUYZ

Kevin DuBois, Lapels/Clean Franchise brands


Voices of the SMB Franchise Family