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WITH VENTURE X

MEET THE INDUSTRY GIANTS BEHIND VENTURE X

With its long-standing focus on providing business solutions and experience working with the entrepreneurial spirit of its franchisees, United Franchise Group is the perfect partner for Venture X, which provides innovative space for those who are working to reach their financial dreams.

RAY TITUS

CEO, United Franchise Group

Ray Titus, CEO of United Franchise Group, is a widely recognized leader in the franchise industry. He started the company in 1986 with the Signarama brand in Farmingdale, New York. Ray has received numerous honors and awards for his leadership at United Franchise Group and in the franchising industry. In addition to recognition for his business acumen, Ray is also an accomplished speaker and author.

JASON ANDERSON

President, Venture X

Rich with franchising, real estate, marketing and technology experience, Jason Anderson leads the Venture X brand. Jason oversees all aspects of the growth and development of this dynamic business after serving in other leadership roles at United Franchise Group including President of Accurate Franchising and Chief Technology Officer. Jason also has strong real estate management skills which he honed as the founder of Premier Property Marketing Group in Dallas. It was in that capacity that he was recognized by Forbes Magazine in their coveted “30 Under 30” list which chronicles the brashest entrepreneurs across North America.

PAULA MERCER

Vice President, Operations

After serving in several other operational roles within United Franchise Group for more than twelve years and being involved in the development of Venture X from the beginning, Paula became Vice President of Operations for Venture X in 2019. Paula oversees all aspects related to operations and new building openings for current and future franchise owners. Additionally, she has a strong focus on evaluating and implementing brand initiatives related to operational processes.

Paula has extensive global travel experience and brings her wealth of knowledge to the Venture X brand as it continues to grow domestically and internationally. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in business management from Liberty University.

MATT COZZA

Vice President, Development

Highly knowledgeable and experienced Corporate Real Estate Executive with broad and deep familiarity with a variety of industries for over 30 years. Matt has a proven track record with site selection, construction and financing for franchisees, schools, restaurants, grocers and pharmacies. He leads a dynamic team of proven professionals that are determined to exceed expectations and drive value with profitability. He has a reputation for performance excellence, leadership, and results.

RUBIN BECKNER

Director of Operations

MARK PATEK

Director of Sales

MATT SZAFARYN

Director of Franchise Development

CHRISTINE PESCATORE

Director of Marketing

TAMMY SENTER

Director of Membership Sales

AMANDA BLOOM

Purchasing Manager

AMANDA HERMOSO

Program Director

NICK BRUCKNER

Sales Coordinator