About Our Management
Richard Kissane – Executive Chairman, Premium Franchise Brands Rich Kissane is Executive Chairman of Premium Franchise Brands. With over 30 years senior management experience in leading and building a variety of successful franchising companies, Rich’s track record includes commercial and residential cleaning, sports marketing, ready print marketing, education, and fast foods with brands such as Velocity, OneSource, AlphaGraphics, Sylvan Learning Centers and Wendy’s International. Formerly, he served as President and CEO of JAN-PRO Franchising International, Inc, Maid Right Franchising and Premium Franchise Brands.
Eddie Curry – President & CEO, Premium Franchise Brands Eddie Curry is the President and CEO of Premium Franchise Brands and its two subsidiaries, JAN-PRO Franchising International, Inc. and Maid Right Franchising. He was the CFO for Premium Franchise Brands, JAN-PRO Franchising International, Inc. and Maid Right Franchising where he helped the company triple revenue over the past ten years. Eddie brings 26 years of franchising industry leadership to the company. Before joining JAN-PRO Franchising International Inc. in 2005, Eddie spent 16 years as VP and Director of Treasury for the RTM Restaurant Group which operates more than 900 Arby’s® and other restaurant franchises.
Kathryn Rookes – Vice President and General Counsel, Premium Franchise Brands Kathryn has been the Vice President and General Counsel of PFB since March 2012. From August 2008 to March 2012, Kathryn was a partner in the law firm of FSB FisherBroyles, LLP and the owner of Kathryn A. Rookes, P.C. From August 2002 to August 2008, Kathryn was the Vice President, Legal and then the Senior Vice President, Legal with FOCUS Brands Inc. Kathryn is based in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Scott Thompson – Vice President, Franchise Development, Premium Franchise Brands With over 14 years of experience in franchise development and executive management, Scott is responsible for all domestic and international franchise development for Jan-Pro International and Maid Right Franchising. Previously Scott served as EVP of Desjoyaux Pools, the world’s largest pool manufacturer. He has also been a master franchisor for Fitness Together Franchise Corp, New York. Scott’s background also includes serving as V.P with FranConnect, and currently serves on the marketing committee of the Southeast Franchise Forum. He is an IFA Certified Franchise Executive.
Dennis Thompson – Executive Vice President, JAN-PRO Franchising International, Inc. Dennis Thompson serves as Executive Vice President for JAN-PRO Franchising International, Inc. He joined the company in 2001 and has served in key leadership roles since that time. His extensive experience in franchise commercial cleaning includes more than 20 years in senior management roles with Jani-King and Building Stars.
Anita Claringbole – Vice President, Field Services, JAN-PRO Franchising International, Inc. Anita has been Vice President of Field Services since 2008 for JAN-PRO International. Anita was Senior Director of Master Development from 2002 to 2008 for JAN-PRO International. Prior to JAN-PRO, Anita was Divisional Director for Coverall North America from 1996 to 2002, responsible for the Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, and Cleveland markets. Prior to Coverall, Anita was Director of Operations for Physicians Weight Loss Centers, in Akron, Ohio from 1985 to 1996.
Danessa Itaya – Vice President, Maid Right Franchising LLC Danessa brings a wealth of residential cleaning experience to her role as VP of Maid Right Franchising LLC. Before joining Maid Right in early 2013 she had been with Molly Maid since 1994 where she held a variety of roles including: Vice President & Senior Director of Operations, Vice President of Training. Danessa also served as President and Co-Chair of the Ms. Molly Foundation.