Art Coley, Jr
Art Coley became a small business owner at the age of 15 when he opened a hamburger stand in Temple, TX. In 1994, Art met the founder of the International Center for Entrepreneurial Development (ICED), Bud Hadfield and was immediately inspired to gain a deep understanding of the franchise industry and the correlation it had on small business owners.
In 2015, Art Coley established CGI Franchise and now, with a decade of global leadership and sales positions, he has been responsible for driving system-wide revenues and overall business operations for Top 200 franchise brands. Art also accepted the President and CEO position in May 2015 with Franchise Source Brands International.
Art’s passion for working with franchise brands in development, recruiting and onboarding has made him one of the top franchise development professionals in franchising.
He resides in Temple, Texas with his wife, Jean. They have three sons and two dogs.
Jenny Langfeld has over 15 years of franchising experience and has been a Certified Franchise Executive with the International Franchise Association for 10 years. Her vast knowledge and experience in franchising brings credibility, strong industry knowledge and hands-on experience to her role as COO.
She has worked with the Top 200 franchise brands across the country. Jenny’s main focus is the implementation of ROS™, required Franchise Development, Onboarding, Systems and Processes to support Training and Financial Management to deliver results required by the board and investors.
Jenny and her family live in Temple, TX with their two dogs.
Director of ROS™ Coaching
Kelley Rieves began her career in franchising 16 years ago and has held roles in both operations/support and Franchise Development. Kelley’s experience includes managing large teams of people, coaching numerous franchisees and business owners, directing marketing and lead generation strategies, and managing and building acquisition, conversion, and programs.
Kelley attended University of Houston for her MBA program and also has a Bachelors of Science in Restaurant and Hospitality Management from Texas Tech University. Kelley and her family live in San Antonio, but she also spends much of her time in the Temple area at her family’s farm.
Jeff Sturgis is an accomplished, experienced and strategic senior franchising executive. His experience and understanding of all development functions gives him the ability to align development strategy with unit level operational dynamics and overall organizational goals and strategy. His experience includes leading cross-functional teams in single and multi-brand environments with the goal of driving intelligent and sustainable unit growth.
Jeff has held several senior leadership positions in the franchise industry. He is a frequent speaker at and contributor to franchising events and publications and is a past Board Member of both the IFA Supplier Forum and the New England Franchise Association.
Jeff lives on the beach in South Florida and spends his free time with his kids and on the water
Krystle Henley is an experienced educator and has worked in the professional training & coaching industry. She currently facilitates the training programming for the CGI Franchise ROS™ portfolio and provides high level, strategic support to a wide range of clients.
Before joining CGI Franchise, Krystle was a teacher, educational coach and consultant, and a college professor. Throughout her career, Krystle has been a trusted partner to her clients, providing workplace solutions for some of the most challenging problems.
She lives with her family in Houston, Texas. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.
Lorri Wyndham has over 15 years of franchising experience. Her experience ranges from appointment setting to brand vice-president. Lorri has focused her energies on corporate operations, franchisee training and support as well as system communications in order to assure that franchisees are delivering expected results. She brings her passion for supporting business owners to her role as Project Coordinator at CGI Franchise.
Lorri graduated from Kaplan University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She lives in Houston where her children and grandson reside.
Brenda is originally from Dallas and graduated from H. Grady Spruce in Dallas Texas. She attended college at Central Texas College in Killeen, TX.
Brenda has known Art since day one since she is his mother, giving her a very small edge. She makes sure that whenever a group comes in for training, they are well taken care of and feel a part of the CGI family. She also makes sure that anything and everything office is in tip top shape everyday.
Brenda has been married to her husband Art Coley, Sr for 50 years, has 3 grown children and 7 beautiful grandchildren.
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