National Mobile Dental Equipment Repair Company Appoints Franchise Veteran to Lead Operations of the Fast-Growing Franchise System
DAVIE, Fla. – Dental Fix Rx, a fast-growing mobile dental equipment repair service franchise, announced today that Tom Meiron has joined its team as Director of Operations. In this role, he will be responsible for enhancing company efficiencies and franchise operations.
Meiron is a dynamic and savvy operations and finance leader, with more than 25 years of experience as both a franchisee and a franchisor in franchise development, restaurant and hospitality management. His career includes PepsiCo, where he managed 40 Pizza Huts and opened 200-plus stores in six months throughout Southern California. Additionally, he was one of Papa John’s Pizzas first large-market franchisees west of the Mississippi, with ownership of 60 locations in Arizona and California. Simultaneously, Meiron served as President of the Los Angeles Marketing Cooperative, responsible for marketing and operations for more than 115 Papa John’s Pizzas and filling the role of Franchise Operations Advisor for the Western United States. Further franchise experience includes: Subway, Taco Cabana, Holiday Inn Hotels, Big Boy Restaurants and Marriott Hotels. Meiron holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and a Master’s Certificate of Financial Management from Cornell University.
“When we sought candidates for this role, we looked for someone who has a strong franchise background coupled with a desire for driving business growth and Tom was the perfect match,” Dental Fix Rx CEO David Lopez said. “His blend of both franchisee and franchisor experience gives him a unique and valuable perspective that will be a tremendous asset to our franchise system.”
Meiron is an expert at leveraging financial data to create systems and processes that ensure company efficiencies and productivity through clear vision, long-term strategies and comprehensive execution plans. With this, he has a deep understanding of the direct correlation between a strong and proactive Finance Department and operational excellence. Along with a laser focus on driving company profits, Meiron has a natural ability to create and foster relationships.
“I was drawn to the incredible growth opportunity for Dental Fix Rx within the dental equipment repair industry,” Meiron added. “I love challenges and, while this is a new field for me, there are a lot of similarities in business. I’m excited to bring many fresh ideas to the franchise system and help franchisees develop strategies to promote long-term growth.”
Dental Fix Rx is the only U.S. franchise that truly serves the $38 billion dental equipment repair sector. Launched in 2009, the fast-growing franchise has more than 140 franchises in operation that service 18,000-plus dental professionals. The company recently signed its 250th franchise agreement and expects to surpass its 2015 growth rate with more than 75 new franchise agreements signed this year. With less than 400 franchise territories available throughout North America, Dental Fix anticipates all U.S. territories to be sold within the next three years.
ABOUT DENTAL FIX RX:
Founded in 2009, Dental Fix Rx is a fast-growing mobile dental equipment repair service franchise that is revolutionizing the dental service industry by delivering immediate, on-demand equipment service, hand-piece repairs and cost-effective consumable products through its network of highly-trained franchise professionals. With local franchise owners serving businesses within their market, Dental Fix Rx completes repairs on-site from mobile repair centers that are equipped to fix a wide range of equipment found in any practice – from compressors to chair upholstery. The company has sold 250 franchises that service 18,000 customers throughout North America. For more information, visit www.dentalfixrx.com. For franchise information, call (855) 242-5230 or visit www.dentalfixrx.com/franchise/.