Franchise_Awards2_2015Congratulations to all the finalists and award recipients recognized on Thursday, May 7, at the 2015 Arizona Franchise Excellence Awards sponsored by Quarles & Brady in partnership with the Phoenix Business Journal. With many franchisee and franchisor leaders from the Phoenix area in attendance, the event was a huge success in bringing the franchise community together for the first time to celebrate and honor the contributions that franchisees and franchisors make to the economic success of our community.

The award winners are:

Lifetime Achievement – Tom Barnett, Barnett Management
Franchisor of the Year – Dave Crisalli, Message Envy Spa
Franchisee of the Year – Ed Holmes, Papa Murphy’s
Franchise Supplier/Professional of the Year – Harriet Moser, FranNet of Arizona
New Concept of the Year – Steven Morris, Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill Arizona
Community Impact Award – Ron Lynch, Tilted Kilt

Click here to see the full list of finalists. Click here for photos from the evening.

We applaud all of this year’s nominees, finalists, and award recipients for their hard work and dedication. Thank you for your contributions and commitment to promote franchising and to the betterment of the Phoenix community.