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“Profit From Our Knowledge

Franchising, Operations, Branding
& Development Advisory Firm

MAB Consulting Group

What we have to offer

We give an unbiased opinion that’s sincere, truthful, and colored by years of experience working with some of the most successful companies in this industry.

Franchising

Sales process evaluation, validation process and protocols, franchise satisfaction improvements, franchise recruitment marketing

Operations

P&L evaluation and improvement, food, paper and labor controls improvement, training systems and process, cost reduction, increase productivity, concept to customer implementation, performance improvement, HR systems, store performance analysis

Development

DMA trade analysis, site selection audit, location inventory manager, market planning, lease purchase negotiations, store development agreement, growth strategies, new unit opening process, pipeline development and market optimization

Branding

Concept evaluations, M&A approach, due diligence, R&D concept and design, local store marketing, sourcing

President and Principal Partner

Mark Belanger

Mark Belanger, CFE is currently the Chief Executive Officer at ProFab Construction Services since 2015. He is also the President and Managing Principal at MAB Consulting Group since 2012. Previously, Mark was the Vice President at EL POLLO LOCO HOLDINGS, INC., quick-service restaurant chain specializing in flame-grilled chicken, from 2014 to 2015. Prior to that, he was the Vice President at Barnes & Noble, INC., a retailer of content, digital media and educational products, from 2012 to 2013. He started his career with Starbucks Coffee Corporation where he assumed roles of increased responsibility. Mark played a key role in the national growth of ... Read More
Mark Belanger, CFE is currently the Chief Executive Officer at ProFab Construction Services since 2015. He is also the President and Managing Principal at MAB Consulting Group since 2012. Previously, Mark was the Vice President at EL POLLO LOCO HOLDINGS, INC., quick-service restaurant chain specializing in flame-grilled chicken, from 2014 to 2015. Prior to that, he was the Vice President at Barnes & Noble, INC., a retailer of content, digital media and educational products, from 2012 to 2013. He started his career with Starbucks Coffee Corporation where he assumed roles of increased responsibility. Mark played a key role in the national growth of Dunkin' Brands INC., owner of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin Robbins Ice Cream brands. He has over 25 years of experience with Fortune 500/100, Start - ups, and has consistently delivered measurable shareholder value, market leadership through business, financial and market development processes and strategies. He has extensive experience in turn around and high growth development of business in retail and food service industries. He is skilled in M&A, franchising, branding, innovation of menus, products and systems, new market development, team building, Franchise Consulting, Executive Management and P&L Management. Mark received his CFE in franchising from Nova Southeast University and is an active member of the International Franchise Association. He enjoys family time with his wife of 19 years, young son and their two dogs Piper and Sammy. He's an avid outdoorsman who loves skiing, hiking, mountain biking, fly-fishing and road cycling in his free time. He is forever in the pursuit of the perfect powder day on the mountain with family.

Managing Principal

Deanna Young

Deanna Young is the Managing Principal at MAB Consulting Group. She is an expert in communication and organization, with a strong attention to detail, ability to make decisions and solve problems. She is an active volunteer within her Phoenix community, devoting extensive amounts of time to neighborhood organizations. Deanna lives in the moment, loves enjoying family time with her husband, son and two dogs. She enjoys hiking, trail running, skiing, mountain biking, photography, reading and travel. A craft beer lover she is continually on the endlessly extensive search for the ultimate IPA.

What Do People Say?

Mark’s knowledge is endless. He has helped me numerous times by consistently increasing my business profitability, efficiency, and getting the most out of my team. Mark really thinks outside of the box to help your business be successful. He is reliable, professional and a pleasure to work with. I will continue to work with him in future endeavors as well as refer him to others.

What people say?

“Mark is very responsive, works quickly, provides excellent communication, feedback and returns quality detail oriented work. I will continue to call on him.”

What people say?

Mark was able to quickly grasp what we wanted to accomplish and had solid ideas on how to achieve our goals. He helped us increase our efficiency and P&L flow-through profitability. Mark has become my resource of choice for all my consulting needs. I consider him part of my extended team.

What people say?

Mark has been instrumental in helping our firm evaluate potential acquisitions with franchise business models and in providing timely and relevant insights into the current market.

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