Al Lesko has been a franchise expert since April 2009, he has a proven track record of process improvement, program development, team building, and profitability. In terms of his franchise consulting & funding Al takes great pride in his customer service skills with clients and franchise partners, and brings another perspective to the table for his clients, having purchased and run 2 franchise concepts himself.
He’s a graduate of Colorado Tech (Summa Cum Laude 3.97 GPA), earning his Baccalaureate of Science degree with a focus in criminal justice. Al’s professional career includes the creation of many successful growth programs for the 6th largest publically traded chain of automotive dealerships, Programs of which are still being used and in process today after he has long left the industry.
Al has a long list of credentials as a Funding Expert, Franchise advisor and businessman. Al earned the FBA Consultant of the Year 2010 & 2012., currently holds the CFB and CFM “mentor” accreditation. Gold – Trainer of the year 2013, Silver – Top Producer of the year 2013, and Silver -Visionary of the Year 2013, and Gold Trainer of the year 2014 & 2015, and Visionary of Year for 2016. Additionally he is the founder of Fund My Franchise funding business. Al has been trained and certified in 401k/IRA Rollover funding, Unsecured credit lines for business funding and SBA backed loans.