10 Apr April 11, 2016 – Fedwell’s Emily Lagasse & Franchiser Bryan Weinstein
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Emily Lagasse – Founder at Fedwell Pet Foods
Emily Lagasse is on a mission to bring home cooked food to pets everywhere. In 2010, she returned from a Peace Corps service in Togo. She served as a Small Enterprise Development Volunteer, and brought Fenway, her African dog home with her. Once back in America, Fenway became ill on the traditional American dog food diet. Emily took classes, learned how to cook for him, and nursed him back to health. She founded Fedwell based on the recipes that healed her dog and keep him healthy. At Fedwell, they believe dogs deserve the best; every bag of Fedwell contains wholesome, balanced ingredients that are gently baked for optimal nutrition. She studied entrepreneurship at Babson College, world renown as one of the best entrepreneurship programs.
Bryan Weinstein – Owner/Founder of Bar-B-Clean Franchising
Bryan Weinstein is the Founder and CEO of Bar-B-Clean and an experienced leader in the grilling industry. He has a distinct background in business ownership and franchising. Bryan created Bar-B-Clean, a franchised barbeque cleaning service, when he noticed how dirty his barbeque was. After searching for a good cleaner, and not finding one, he decided to start his own company. Bryan is an experienced leader in the grilling industry.Bar-B-Clean offers residential and commercial customers a convenient, low-cost grill-cleaning solution to help maximize the life of grills by using biodegradable, non-toxic cleaning products to remove the carcinogenic chemicals that are left behind and that transfer to your food when cooked. There are 20 Bar-B-Clean locations spread across seven states, including Arizona, California, Florida, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.He is also the owner-operator of Soccer Shots in, South Orange County, a business that introduces and teaches soccer to preschool aged children. Bryan manages the finances of the company and supervises the program. Soccer Shots is consistently recognized by Entrepreneur magazine as the #1 Children’s Fitness Franchise in the U.S.