Ryan J. Stansbury, CFE
Vice President of Franchise Development
Upon Mr. Stansbury receiving his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of New Orleans, he began working for Planet Beach Franchising Corporation (PBFC); a New Orleans based international spa franchise. Over a ten-year span, he served in numerous capacities for PBFC aiding the company’s growth from 55 units to nearly 400 units across 42 US states and eight different countries. Mr. Stansbury was also a multi-unit Planet Beach franchisee from 2001 to 2015.
In 2010, Mr. Stansbury joined Ballard Brands as Director of Franchise Development. In 2019, he was promoted to Vice President of Franchise Development. With over 20 years of franchise development experience, Mr. Stansbury’s primary responsibility is to facilitate domestic and international growth of a portfolio of retail brands. Mr. Stansbury is also a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE), a designation issued by the International Franchising Association and one he has maintained since February of 2007 for his continued work and study in the franchise industry.
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