Empower Manufacturers Names Thomas Welter President

Welter’s Addition to the Management Crew Follows the Company’s Rebranding Announcement

Empower Manufacturers, a newly-formed franchisor of business and residential dwelling companies manufacturers, named Thomas Welter president. On this new position, Welter will oversee the operations and enlargement of the corporate’s franchise manufacturers. They embody Outside Lighting Views, Conserva Irrigation, Superior Fence & Rail, and Archadeck Outside Dwelling. Welter’s addition to the management workforce follows Empower’s rebranding announcement, which united Lynx Franchising and Outside Dwelling Manufacturers.

“The corporate’s tradition, values, and future plans excite me as a frontrunner. We’re an organization of go-getters and creators that try to offer new and progressive methods to assist our franchisees. My objective is to assist our workforce as we outline extra environment friendly and scalable methods to offer training and assist. The expansion potential is exponential,” Welter mentioned. 

With this announcement, Welter replaces Scott Zide, who transitioned to CEO. As Welter spoke with Zide about becoming a member of the newly-formed company umbrella, “it was clear that we had the identical franchisee-first mentality and the dedication to workforce growth. The cultural match was clear with respect to how I lead.”

Thomas Welter, Empower Brands
Thomas Welter is the brand new president of Empower Manufacturers.

Zide is thrilled to have Welter on board. “With greater than 30 years of management expertise in franchise operations, Tom is poised to additional speed up our progress as we proceed into this new chapter as Empower Manufacturers. He has a status for constructing and rising among the most profitable organizations within the franchising area, and has deep expertise with workforce growth and technique administration.”

To Welter, Empower Manufacturers will positively affect the way forward for franchising. “Franchising is constructed on relationships; sadly, some organizations lose sight of that. Our assist mannequin is constructed on these relationships – we’re dedicated to offering franchisees with the profitable playbook, devoted private assist, and the fitting assets to personal and drive long-term success.” 

Welter’s Franchising Expertise 

Welter acquired his begin in franchising with PepsiCo, working with 30 of its corporate-owned Taco Bell areas in southern California. “That place advanced, and finally, I used to be liable for 325 franchise shops and 125 corporate-owned areas. It illustrated the distinctive relationship between franchisor and franchisee and the affect {that a} sturdy franchise workforce could make on its franchisees.” That franchisee-first mindset caught with him and is key to his strategy to championing franchisees.