J. Andrew Mengason
Chief Growth Officer
As the Chief Growth Officer, Andrew focuses on franchise development and overall growth of the Five Star brands.READ MORE
He comes to Five Star Franchising with two-and-a-half decades of experience in franchising and acquisition of brands, most notably in the restoration and home service industries. He began his career with a small textile restoration firm, then took a leadership position with Certified Restoration Dry Cleaning Network (CRDN) and then moved to Chief Operating Officer with BELFOR Franchise Group. As COO of BELFOR Franchise Group, he led the acquisition of 1-800 Water Damage and oversaw the growth of the company's other residential and commercial brands, including DUCTZ and HOODZ, eventually positioning the company for a sale in 2019.
He has spent his career growing companies through acquisitions, expanding brands, and making sure franchisees get the support they need to succeed in their own businesses.