BELFOR CEO Sheldon Yellen On Franchise Growth, Customer Retention, & More

Executive offers key insights on the value of personalized customer support, how BELFOR helps franchises succeed, and how its brands keep evolving

When Sheldon Yellen talks about the personal touch, he’s got a go-to example literally at hand. As the CEO of BELFOR Franchise Group, Yellen is an incredibly busy executive. Even so, he finds the time to write and send more than 9,000 birthday cards to 1-800 WATER DAMAGE water damage restoration franchise owners, all other BELFOR franchise owners, and other employees every year. It’s a passion of his and grew out of his early days with the company when he was looking to establish connections.

“I get to stop, take a moment, and reflect on the person whose name is in front of me,” Yellen says. “This project has become a part of who we are. It’s in our fabric.”

Ready to learn more about how that personalized focus touches every aspect of what BELFOR Franchise Group does when it comes to supporting franchise owners and helping them succeed? Then, please enjoy Sheldon Yellen’s interview with Ken Osness, Vice President of Franchise Development, below.

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