Goldern, CO (PRWEB) November 20, 2011
Craters & Freighters, the national leader in specialty shipping with 67 locations nationwide, has named Rick Robinson as Chief Operating Officer.
In making the announcement, Diane Gibson, founder and CEO of Craters & Freighters, said “We are very fortunate to have Rick’s extensive franchise experience now part of our team. He brings exactly the expertise we need to continue to grow our company.” Mr. Robinson, who most recently was founder and president of Services 4 Franchising, will be in charge of managing the daily operations at the company’s headquarters in Golden, Colorado and growing the company.
"There are two areas of growth Rick will focus on” said Gibson. “One is growing our network as we announced earlier this year to include an additional twenty franchise locations. The second is providing expertise to help our existing franchise owners grow their revenues.”
Before founding Services 4 Franchising, Mr. Robinson was Vice President for Franchise Development with Colors on Parade headquartered in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. His experience also includes President and Managing Partner of PrintWear Express in Denver, Colorado and President and Managing Partner with Jana-King Southwest in Phoenix, Arizona.
Mr. Robinson served for three years on the Board of Directors of the International Franchise Association and has been a featured speaker at six of their annual conventions. He is also a well-known author of franchising articles published in a wide variety of national business publications.
Mr. Robinson lives in Denver, Colorado and will begin his new duties effective November 28, 2011.