Clear Juice Appoints Ashley Love as First-Ever Chief Monetary Officer
Love will Streamline the Juice Franchise’s Monetary Operations and Extra
Clear Juice, a number one USDA-certified natural juice bar franchise, introduced Ashley Love as its first-ever chief monetary officer (CFO). Within the new function, Love will streamline the model’s monetary operations and oversee its finance, human assets, and authorized departments. She brings an understanding of implementing processes and scalable programs to the function.
“I’m excited and honored to affix such an impactful firm that’s devoted to being the gold normal in fast-casual/quick-serve restaurant franchise operations whereas providing an thrilling, premium, nutrient-rich product that raises the bar in wholesome dwelling,” Love stated in an announcement.
Love adopted Clear Juice as a buyer and was drawn to the truth that it’s headquartered in her hometown of Charlotte, N.C., and co-founded by a girl. Love can also be passionate concerning the affect that the juice bar franchise can have on the fast service restaurant trade.
“Clear Juice proves that you could have a QSR- franchised enterprise that promotes wholesome dwelling, offers entire meals, natural choices, and even gluten-free choices. I maintain joking that my preliminary onboarding entails ‘consuming my means’ by way of the menu. I proceed to be impressed by how good I really feel every day after doing so and the way assorted the menu is!”
She provides that Clean Juice proves “it’s attainable to do wholesome, good-for-you meals that individuals really wish to eat, at a big scale. To me, that’s in all probability the most important affect we’ll proceed to have for the foreseeable future.”
Landon and Kat Eckles, Clear Juice’s co-founders, are thrilled to have Love on board because the model’s first CFO. “Not solely does she convey a novel ability set of accounting and monetary operations from her earlier experiences, however her forward-thinking imaginative and prescient, avenue smarts, and good character additionally make her the proper match on the excellent time to affix our C-suite workforce.”
Love’s Franchising Background
Love obtained her begin in franchising with Pushed Manufacturers, a Charlotte-based company franchisor of automotive franchises. “I first labored in finance for the Meineke model after which transitioned to Take 5 Oil Change, which was completely company-operated shops on the time. I used to be then a part of the workforce that constructed the franchise program for Take 5. It was a extremely superior expertise to see all facets of the franchise system.”
Her favourite a part of the franchising trade is “seeing on a regular basis folks seizing the chance to begin their very own enterprise, and loving it. The great thing about franchising is that our franchise companions don’t have to determine each little element of their enterprise [because] we’ve finished plenty of that for them. We’ve constructed a enterprise mannequin that’s confirmed to work, and we are able to educate them to run their very own enterprise accordingly.”
For franchisors seeking to enhance their monetary technique, Love emphasizes that it’s all about supporting development. “In spite of everything, that’s why you franchise a enterprise mannequin – to open extra items! Once you’ve franchised your online business, you’re permitting it to develop faster as a result of you’ve gotten a number of franchise companions increasing on the identical time in your behalf. I feel it’s necessary to continuously consider your programs and back-office enterprise processes.”