Mike Chiodo has been on all sides of the franchise Industry. Over the past 37 years Mike he has been an owner and operator of several business in a few different industries, including the franchise industry. He has gone through the approval process with four major franchise brands and even used a consultant to assist in the process.
He has advocated for franchise business, consulted with franchise owners, mediated with business owners and even sold to business owners. He understands many of the challenges of researching, finding, funding and making the final decision. He understands may of the challenges we go through to step into our future.
He has spent over 25 years representing franchisees and other business owners. Among other roles, he was the CEO/Executive Director of the Dominos Franchisee Association and was elected to be the international ombudsman for the entire system.
He has worked with other National and International Brands as a Board Member of the American Franchisee Association. Mike also testified before a U.S. Congressional Committee while they were developing the FDD. His testimony was targeted at influencing the content of the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).
At 20 years old Mike was hired as a Domino’s Pizza Assistant Manager. He progressed to manager, single unit franchisee and area franchisee. 10 years later he owned 9 stores. As a Dominos franchisee, he has influenced decisions through coop advertising presidencies in Detroit and Chicago, National Marketing Boards, National and Regional Agency Reviews, Equipment & Supply Boards, Standards Boards, and Board Member of the Domino’s Pizza Distribution Corp. He was also a member of the Executive Team, the group that ran and made the day-to-day decisions for the multi-billion dollar company.
Mike has also been a Certified Mediator with multiple accreditations. Over the past 22 years he has mediated in a number of formats including Circuit Courts, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the United States Postal Service (USPS).
Mike brings his vast business and communication experience to assist you in taking your next step.