2014 supplier source book: partnership strength, industry success.


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(888) 262-4325

(480) 763-5900

(480) 889-0422 FAX

5030 E. Sunrise Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85044

Email: sales@amcheck.com

Internet: http://www.amcheck.com

CONTACT: Dean Lucente, President

TYPE OF BUSINESS: AmCheck manages every aspect of payroll, employee benefits, human resource, 401(k) and workers' compensation administration: Payroll & Tax Filing; Human Resource Administration; Background Checks; Workers' Comp Management; 401 (k) Plans & Admin; Benefit Plan Management; On-site HR Consultation; Web Based PR & HRIS Applications; Employment Attorney Resources; Section 125 Administration; HR Hotline support; HR Seminars; Benefit Open Enrollment Services; Unemployment Claims Management. Single Point of Contact! You will be assigned a dedicated client care representative trained on all of our products to ensure your questions are answered on the first phone call. We Know Your Name! We give better service by assigning a limited amount of accounts to each AmCheck team member. Flexible Working Relationships! We have the unique ability to integrate our services within the framework of your existing business relationships and systems.


(800) 454-2446

(406) 255-7470

(406) 869-4601 FAX

175 N. 27th Street, Suite 800, Billings, MT 59101

Email: kheser@avitusgroup.com

Internet: http://www.avitusgroup.com

CONTACT: Katrina Heser, Association Development Coordinator

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Business Services--We handle back office hassles. Payroll & Employee Compensation, Bookkeeping, Training, Recruiting, Tax Planning & Preparation, Business Valuation, Human Resources, Benefit Offering & Administration, Employment Regulation Expertise, Risk & Safety, Business Planning & Growth, Online Marketing.


(214) 259-1417

(214) 953-0722 FAX

700 North Pearl Street, #2000, Dallas, TX 75201

Email: mwright@bdo.com

Internet: http://www.bdo.com

CONTACT: Marcy Wright, Regional Marketing Director

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Successful franchise systems are based on a consistent approach to business processes and compliance, as well as sound operational and financial controls. BDO is a leader in franchise accounting, providing a comprehensive suite of integrated, value-added services to franchisor and franchisee clients. The complex and diverse issues you face today warrant franchisors, franchisees, owners and senior management to work with a firm that combines substantial resources with practical services.


(877) 345-2455

(650) 353-3301

(650) 644-0293 FAX

3200 Ash Street, Palo Alto, CA 94306

Email: marketing@hq.bill.com

Internet: http://www.bill.com

CONTACT: Christina Del Villar, Senior Director of Marketing; Jeff Anderson, Director of Sales

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Bill.com is a cash flow command and control system that manages accounts payable and receivable for franchises and businesses of all sizes. Offering online bill pay, custom invoicing services, unlimited document storage, collaboration tools, and mobile access, Bill.com's services easily sync to users' accounting software programs and online bank accounts to better control company financials.


(703) 226-1860

8229 Boone Boulevard, Suite 305, Vienna, VA 22182

Email: cdeleon@bookkeepingexpress.com

Internet: http://www.bookkeepingexpress.com

CONTACT: Cesar De Leon, Director, Franchise Development

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Bookkeeping Services.


(734) 459-6480

(734) 459-6169 FAX

8578 N. Canton Center Road, Canton, MI 48187

Email: schapski@chapski.com

Internet: http://www.chapski.com

CONTACT: Steven R. Chapski, CPA, CFE, CSM, Partner

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Chapski & Chapski, CPAs, LLP is a local forensic accounting firm. Our firm specializes in litigation support and expert witness services for attorneys and royalty auditing services for franchise companies. We have conducted nearly 250 royalty audits of franchisees in industries covering retail, restaurant, residential and commercial service, and automotive service. We have uncovered over $4 million of underreported royalties and our fees have been reimbursable over 75% of the time.


(212) 697-1000

(212) 697-1004 FAX

529 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10017

Email: achaitovsky@citrincooperman.com

Internet: http://www.citrincooperman.com

CONTACT: Aaron Chaitovsky, CPA, CFE, Partner, Franchise Practice Leader; Rachel Anevski, Director, Marketing

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Citrin Cooperman is an accounting and business consulting firm with a robust CFE accredited team supporting franchisors and franchisees globally. From start-ups to known brands, we audits financial statements, provide business valuations, and perform due diligence on the sale or acquisition of entire franchise concepts. Our team assists with the structuring of franchisee advertising funds, reporting of FPRs and offers litigation support. Our international tax practice, can take your concept globally. You are not just another client; you are someone who shares the passion.


(813) 384-2700

(813) 384-2750 FAX

1715 North Westshore Boulevard, Suite 950, Tampa, FL 33609

Email: mark.joyce@cliftonlarsonallen.com

Internet: http://www.cliftonlarsonallan.com

CONTACT: Mark Joyce, Principal

TYPE OF BUSINESS: LarsonAllen is a professional service firm that provides assurance, accounting, tax, consulting, and advisory services to organizations and individuals managing business ventures and finance. Founded in 1953, LarsonAllen is dedicated to providing quality results to clients. We provide our clients with industry specialists and high-quality business resources. We are organized along industry and service lines. Our groups are interdependent and recognize that together we can provide better service to clients. LarsonAllen delivers services to our clients through a Primary Advisor Relationship. The Primary Advisor Relationship means that our clients view LarsonAllen as their first call and main source for assurance and accounting; tax, financial services and benefits; and consulting and advisory services.


Franchise Professionals Alliance

(215) 778-8490

(215) 343-7558 FAX

1754 Costner Drive, Warrington, PA 18976

Email: edknell@coreoutsource.com

Internet: http://www.coreoutsource.com

CONTACT: Edward Knell, CEO

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Bookkeeping & Accounting.


(303) 740-9400

(303) 740-9009 FAX

7979 E. Tufts Avenue, Suite 400, Denver, CO 80237

Email: sshoemaker@eksh.com

Internet: http://www.eksh.com

CONTACT: Sandy Shoemaker, Partner; Dave Steiner, Partner

TYPE OF BUSINESS: A Colorado-based public accounting firm providing audit, tax, and consulting services to clients locally, nationally and internationally. With more than 440 employees, including 51 partners in three offices, we are ranked as one of the top 50 U.S. firms in Accounting Today's 2012 Top 100 Firms. We have extensive experience supporting franchisors in nearly every industry, including: automotive, food service, retail, healthcare and personal services. We want to be your trusted business advisor.


(888) 987-3729 (888) 987-FRAX

(855) 736-3729 FAX

204 South Baltimore Avenue, Derby, KS 67037-1406

Email: Bruce.Berglind@FraxOutsourcing.com

Internet: http://www.FraxOutsourcing.com

CONTACT: Bruce Berglind, Executive Producer; Colette Kimble, Back Lot Director

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Do your Zees frequently perform tasks that are important, but don't grow their businesses? There's a Frax for that! Frax provides 24/7 contact center services, as well as full back office support, tailored specifically for service providers across the US and Canada. Frax was founded by former franchisors/franchisees that have multi-industry experience. Its mission is to assist Business Owners with start-up and operational activities, freeing them to promote your brand.


(404) 704-0110

(404) 704-0110 FAX

1100 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 1200, Atlanta, GA 30309

Email: sheryl.cassity@us.gt.com

Internet: http://www.grantthoruton.com

CONTACT: Sheryl Cassity, Director, Franchise Services; Dexter Manning, Partner

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Grant Thornton specialty services include audit, tax, compliance and advisory services specifically tailored to meet the unique needs of the franchising industry. Grant Thornton LLP has 50 US offices and is the US member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the six global audit, tax and advisory organizations. Franchisee Compliance Assessments are a specialty service offering.


(888) 556-0123

(563) 556-0123 (563) 599-2159

(479) 286-1101 FAX

2345 JFK Road, Dubuque, IA 52001

Email: toglesby@honkamp.com

Internet: http://www.honkamp.com/Services/FranchiseServices.aspx

CONTACT: Tom Oglesby, Franchise Practice Leader; Ryan Hauber, Partner

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Professional Services--Tax Credit Program. Payroll, Payroll Tax, Human Resources, Benefits Administration, and Work Force Management.


(866) 281-3950

(615) 312-9072 FAX

624 Grassmere Park Drive, Suite 4, Nashville, TN 37211

Email: michael.sassano@horne-llp.com

Internet: http://www.hornefranchise.com

CONTACT: Michael Sassano, Partner; Mike Roberts, Partner

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Franchise Accounting & Consulting.


(404) 446-1608

730 Peachtree Street, Suite 310, Atlanta, GA 30308

Email: rganjon@ilumen.com

Internet: http://www.ilumen.com

CONTACT: Rob Ganjon, CEO

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Franchise systems use iLumen to identify best performers, evangelize best practices, manage risk areas, assess profitability, and strategically target growth based on performance.


(612) 381-8800

(612) 746-6300 FAX

2501 Wayzata Boulevard, Minneapolis, MN 55405

Email: tlifson@lblco.com

Internet: http://www.lblco.com

CONTACT: Todd Lifson, CPA, Partner

TYPE OF BUSINESS: Accounting and Consulting Services.


(888) 682-8666

2002 Willow Beach, Keego Harbor, MI 48320

Email: sales@othtechnology.com


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