Franworth Strengthens Leadership Team to Fuel Aggressive Portfolio Growth

Leading Franchise-Focused Growth Equity Firm Names New Company President, Chief Financial Officer, CEO of The Lash Lounge, Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of Franchise Development

Franworth®, a franchise-focused growth equity firm, recently announced that it has expanded its corporate leadership team to support and accelerate the growth of its portfolio of franchise brands. As part of these efforts, the company has promoted Dave Keil, operating partner and chief operating officer, to company president, and named industry veteran David Taccolini as chief financial officer. Additionally, Franworth has named a new vice president of franchise development and vice president of marketing, as well as appointed a new CEO to spearhead the expansion of its partner brand, The Lash Lounge.

This expansion in leadership is following the launch of two exciting new partnerships for Franworth. Last month, the company announced that New Orleans Saints quarterback and multi-unit franchisee Drew Brees joined as a partner and member of its Executive Board. Additionally, the brand recently shared news of its joint-venture with prestige hair color brand, Madison Reed, to deploy its Color Bar retail expansion efforts nationwide.

Franworth’s new and recently promoted executive team members include:

    • Dave Keil, President
    • David Taccolini, Chief Financial Officer
    • Steve Lajiness, Vice President of Franchise Development
    • Megan Conway, Vice President of Marketing
    • Meg Roberts, Chief Executive Officer and President of The Lash Lounge

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