As an original founder and creator of the International Franchise Professionals Group (Emeritus) I assisted with the development, design, infrastructure, strategy, organization, established the name of the group, and determined the guidelines and procedures for this online for profit subscription endeavor. With extensive experience in franchising, as both Franchisee and Franchisor I’ve has been involved with both start up and major franchisors throughout my career. My experience includes franchise sales and development, franchise support, operations, marketing, financial management, real estate, construction, both domestic US and international franchise brand building, and brand acquisitions.
I’ve been associated in executive capacities with several premier and world class brands such as Wendy’s, Dunkin’ Donuts, Sbarro, and Focus Brands, Cinnabon, Carvel, (Roark Capital) Murphy’s Business Brokers, etc. I’ve served in a variety of progressive capacities such as General Manager, Director, Vice President, President, Chief Operating Officer, and Managing Director. I’ve has also served as Country Manager to 5 brands in Asia and the Middle East and lived internationally while doing so.
As a Managing Director for International Development I developed and implemented a strategic and tactical international development and franchising plan, serving as a model for international development.
A well-known public speaker in the area of both domestic and international business development, award-winning Mr. Perrotta has been interviewed on CNN and various other business networks, including radio and professional podcasts. Along with extremely talented teams, Kim has been responsible for literally thousands of newly developed businesses and locations both domestically and internationally.
Passionate about working with the American Diabetes Association and the Congressional Diabetes Caucus for Diabetes Advocacy with Police Departments, First Responder EMTs, and in particular in conjunction with the Cleveland Clinic / Martin County Health for the purpose of ongoing education and refresher courses. Additionally, I am a Certified Mentor with SCORE (separate and apart from WorldWise Franchise Development).