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Montréal, Québec, Canada, 2007/04/17 - It is with great pride that Lori Karpman & Associates Ltd announces the addition of one of Canada’s leading franchise experts Kim Divell, as VP-Development & Communications.
Kim brings with her an outstanding reputation of dedication to ethics in franchising, an established network of industry contacts, and first hand franchising experience. Her franchise career included Director of Marketing & Communications, Director of Membership and Assistant Publisher (Franchise Canada Magazine) for the Canadian Franchise Association. Kim also was a franchisor herself, obtaining hands on experience and knowledge of growing a business using the franchise business model.
"It is an honor to work with Lori Karpman and further assist clients accelerate and realize their business potential", said Divell. "Lori Karpman and her team have a superb reputation for thorough, detailed and planned development of its clients' businesses. I am excited to be on board.”
LKA President, Lori Karpman said, "Kim Divell with her outstanding expertise adds additional skills to our mix that further allows our clients to reap the benefits of superior and unique growth consulting services. She is a valuable addition to the LKA Team and to our clients who represent a diverse mix of business models and sectors.
The launching of a permanent Toronto area office of LKA was the next logical step for the firm which services over 60% of its clientele from Ontario, and almost 90%, out of Province. “Montreal is my home, I love living here” says Lori Karpman, “but the growth and demand for our services finds me all over North America!
Lori Karpman & Associates (lorikarpman.com) is a full service strategic growth consulting and law firm, specializing in franchising/licencing and other growth models. LKA provides all essential professional services including: strategic planning, growth strategies, concept development, strategic partnerships & alternative distribution options, branding and market positioning, public relations, marketing & sales, operations consulting and manuals, training and coaching, and all related legal services.
With over 50+ combined yrs. of real world experience, prestigious awards, including a Frankie Advertising Award for Outstanding Overall Corporate Image and Board level involvement with the Canadian Franchise Association and the Quebec Franchise Council, LKA is an experienced and well respected team. Lori Karpman was recently voted “The Best Franchise Consultant of 2006” by TheJournalOfFranchising.ca and occasionfranchise.ca, and is considered one of Canada’s leading experts in the industry.