Lori Karpman is a seasoned management consultant and retired attorney with over 30 years of “real world” business experience. She is the CEO of the multi-award-winning Lori Karpman & Company (LKC), as well as Coach Lori, her executive coaching firm. LKC is a full-service management consulting and legal services firm providing all the services a growing brand needs under one roof.
Lori is considered one of North America’s leading experts on multi-unit business development. She has been franchisor (twice), a master franchisee, and an attorney. She also founded her own successful chain of franchise restaurants, which she subsequently sold (5 years later) to a US development firm. Lori has worked with start-ups, as well as some of the most beloved Fortune 500 brands in the nation.
LKC serves brands locally, nationally, and internationally, with branch offices around the world. LKC’s numerous awards include the following, among others:
Lori herself has also won several prestigious awards for her marketing and branding work. She is also an Amazon Bestselling Author, a prolific writer, and sought-after speaker.
Lori has extensive volunteer experience in the not-for-profit sector. She has over 25 years of experience serving in executive Board Positions for firms and charities. She is also a former director of the Canadian Franchise Association, an experience that rounded out her varied skill set. Lastly, Lori is a Professor of Entrepreneurship at the world-renowned John Molson School of Business.
If you are thinking of franchising your business, have a chat with Lori to learn more.