Our Executive Team

John Colarossi

John Colarossi is a Co-Founder and CEO of National Franchise Advisors (NFA).  Throughout his successful career, John has shown outstanding results working with private equity firms on acquisitions and corporate turnarounds.  His focus on value proposition, position within the marketplace, and key factors influencing profitability, helps companies build significant value and drive sustainable growth.  He has effectively helped struggling businesses redefine their current strategy in light of today’s changing markets.  In addition to nearly 20 years of executive management experience with several national franchise brands, John has also developed, and currently leads, a web-based management training company focused on the needs of small businesses in developing their personnel.

Paul Segreto

Paul Segreto is a Co-Founder and President of National Franchise Advisors (NFA).  Paul has a wide range of franchising experience, is a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) and a Certified Franchise Broker (CFB). He brings his unique perspective, entrepreneurial spirit and extensive industry experience to his role within NFA.  He also serves as CEO of Franchise Foundry, a strategic partner of NFA, and is the founder of the popular podcast “Franchise Today”.   For over thirty five years he has exclusively served the franchise industry as a multi-unit franchisee, area developer, senior level corporate executive, consultant, coach, and advocate.  Whether it is to assist a portfolio client with growth, or help one of our clients find the right franchised business, Paul is dedicated to franchise success at all levels.  In 2014 and 2015 Paul was named Top 100 Champion Small Business Influencer by “Small Business Trends”.