Corporate Leadership

We act with honesty, integrity, and authenticity. Five Star Franchising is
being led by leaders who create leaders.

Scott Abbott

Chief Executive Officer
Scott is a respected entrepreneur from Utah that has led several companies from their growth stage to exit. Most notably was co-founding Five Star Painting, one of America’s largest painting franchise systems, taking it to over 100 locations in four countries.

During his role as CEO, Five Star Franchising received numerous franchise and business awards and was named the 15th fastest growing company in Utah Valley, while Five Star Painting ranked No. 7 among top 50 franchise opportunities.

Chad Jones

Chief Operating Officer
Chad focuses his efforts on delivering results. Franchise unit sales are one of the best metrics of success in the franchising world, and he has proven his ability to close as Five Star brands continue to see success.

Chad uses technology to deliver a steady flow of lead volume and consistently leads his team in surpassing benchmarks in franchise sales. His background has been and continues in franchising, both as a franchisee and as a franchisor.

J. Andrew Mengason

Chief Growth Officer
As the Chief Growth Officer, Andrew focuses on franchise development and overall growth of the Five Star brands.

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.

Matt Morrison

Corporate Council
As General Counsel, Matt directs corporate governance, regulatory compliance, and contract administration efforts across all franchise lines. Matt joined Five Star Franchising after seven years of experience as an attorney, having advised companies as outside counsel, as well as in-house.

Matt has managed and litigated disputes between parties and negotiated settlements across the spectrum of civil litigation.

Steve White

Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Steve is responsible for the company’s financial functions, including accounting, forecasting and reporting. He also oversees the corporate finance and treasury activities as well as the company’s control environment. His career spans more than 20 years of varied experience in financial management, business leadership and corporate strategy.

Steve began his career in public accounting with PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Audit and Assurance practice where he obtained his CPA license. Subsequent to his years in public accounting he served as Chief Financial Officer in the automotive, and franchise industries where he was instrumental in growth, operational efficiency, and company culture.


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Five Star Bath Solutions
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1-800-Packouts & 1-800-Textiles
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Gotcha Covered
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Mosquito Shield
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