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Leslie Kuban

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  • Leslie Kuban was recently interviewed by the Atlanta Small Business Network about how she matches people to their perfect franchise and industries enjoying upward growth in franchising.

  • 2019 promises to be another strong year for franchising with the "gig economy" driving the acceleration of the side-gig business. Read more about how to take this path to flexibility and financial freedom in Leslie's article, Side Gig Business Ownership Expected to Accelerate in 2019.

  • As the number of individuals and families Leslie and her team have helped into business ownership approaches the 500 mark, she reflects on 20 years and 20 lessons learned.


Leslie Kuban is a franchise industry expert, CFE (Certified Franchise Executive), and Atlanta Market President of FranNet since 1999. Leslie's personal experience as a multi-brand franchise owner provides a unique perspective to help her clients assess their real opportunities, risks, and timing to make sound decisions.

Named "Top FranNet Consultant" and "Top Enterprise Office" multiple times, Leslie and her consultant team have achieved national recognition for helping nearly 500 individuals and families achieve their dreams of business ownership.

Leslie is a guest lecturer for the MBA and EMBA programs at Emory University and Kennesaw State University and a founding member of the Georgia State University Franchise Entrepreneurship Advisory Board.


Vanderbilt University - BA, Communications


2018 Top 5 Enterprise Office
2018 Best Communications Awarded by FranNet Franchisor Partners
2017 FranNet Top Enterprise Office Award
2017 FranNet Top Consultant Award
2016 FranNet Top 5 Enterprise Office Award
2016 FranNet Commitment to Excellence Award
2011 FranNet Top 3 Enterprise Office Award
2011 FranNet Commitment to Excellence Award
2010 FranNet Top 3 Enterprise Office Award
2010 FranNet Commitment to Excellence Award
2009 FranNet Top 3 Enterprise Office Award
2008 FranNet Top 3 Enterprise Office Award
2007 FranNet Consultant of the Year
2007 FranNet Top 3 Enterprise Office Award
2004 FranNet Consultant of the Year
2002 FranNet Consultant of the Year
2001 FranNet Rising Star Award


Leslie became an Amazon bestselling business author as one of 15 franchise industry thought leaders contributing to More Than Just French Fries, a collaborative work on successful business ownership through franchising. Leslie is featured in Chapter 9: 'Family Ties' where she discusses multi-generational franchise ownership.


Looking to speak with Leslie Kuban directly? Call 502-530-0143

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