Ryan J. Stansbury, CFE
Vice President of Franchise Development
Upon 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 nine-year span, he served in numerous capacities for PBFC aiding the company’s growth from 55 units to nearly 400 units in 42 US states and eight different countries. Mr. Stansbury was also a multi-unit Planet Beach franchisee from 2001 to 2015. Since 2010, Mr. Stansbury has served as the Franchise Development Director for Ballard Brands, LLC., and in 2019 he was promoted to Vice President of Franchise Development. With over 15 years of franchise development experience, Mr. Stansbury’s primary responsibility is to facilitate domestic and international growth for portfolio of retail brands. In February 2007, Mr. Stansbury received the designation of Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) by the International Franchising Association for his work and study in the franchise industry and has maintained that designation to date.
Favorite PJ's Drink: Caramel Velvet Ice