Brands Y’all 2024 Speaker Lineup

Jan 30 2024

Meet Our 2024 Speakers Speaker #1: Ken May   Accomplished executive with decades of transformational leadership experience in the Consumer space. Former CEO of TopGolf, President & COO of Krispy Kreme, and CEO of FedEx Kinko’s. Current CEO of JumpShot, a tech-enabled basketball entertainment company.   Speaker #2: Doug Tatum Current Teaching Faculty member at […]

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Former Topgolf CEO, Ken May, Joins Brands Y’all 2024 Speaker Circuit

Jan 02 2024

The Founders Advisors Team is excited to announce Ken May as a speaker for Brands Y’all 2024! Ken May is a Consumer executive with decades of leadership experience building winning cultures, best-in-class operational excellence, and outstanding customer service. He began his career at FedEx, where he led Operations for FedEx Express and eventually became the CEO of FedEx […]

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Founders’ Early Education Market Update: Q3 2023

Oct 07 2023

In this edition of Founders’ Early Education Market Newsletter, our team shares a curated collection of data from the early education industry. The newsletter includes data points highlighting: Macro-economic trends Latest early education valuations Alerts about major recent transactions A look into the Early Education Buyer Universe (see below for a preview) If you or anyone […]

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Restaurant M&A Update: Q3 2023

Oct 04 2023

In this edition of Founders’ Restaurant M&A Update, our team shares a curated collection of data from the food service industry. The newsletter includes data points highlighting: Macro-economic trends Latest restaurant valuations Alerts about major recent transactions A look into restaurant private equity buyer universe Global M&A stats (see below for a preview) If you or […]

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Home Services M&A Update: Q3 2023

Oct 02 2023

In this edition of Founders’ Home Services M&A Update, our team shares a curated collection of data from the industry. The newsletter includes data points highlighting: Macro-economic trends Latest home service valuations Alerts about major recent transactions A look into home service private equity buyer universe Global M&A stats (see below for a preview) If you […]

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Founders’ Restaurant Roundtable: When To Call An Expert

Jun 10 2023

Last week during our Restaurant Roundtable, we had a fruitful discussion covering a number of subjects with our good friend, Kathleen Wood of KWP.  Kathleen has not only consulted with many emerging brands, but also helped lead the rapid and successful growth at both Walk-On’s and Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers. Please see the below for a recorded video copy of […]

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Founders’ Consumer Team to Host 2023 Multi-Unit Summit in Destin

Feb 20 2023

Founders’ Consumer Team is excited to announce the 2023 Multi-Unit Summit will be held this year at the Henderson Beach Resort in Destin, Florida from May 24-26th. The elite, invitation-only retreat brings together restaurant leaders from across the country to enjoy, engage, network with peers, and learn from forerunners in the industry. Check out last year’s Summit video below: For more […]

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Consumer Newsletter: Q4 2022

Dec 21 2022

In this edition of Founders’ Q4 Consumer Newsletter, our team provides valuable insights on the current state of the marketplace, as consumers tighten their budgets due to rising costs. We also discuss key indicators and takeaways from the past quarter, a middle market M&A overview, current buzz around the marketplace, and public company operating statistics. We […]

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Multi-Unit Community Buzz: Q3 2022

Sep 16 2022

Multi-Unit Buzz: As Inflationary Pressures Persist, Consumer Confidence Carries On “While we are sensitive to the impact inflation and economic uncertainty are having on consumers, it is critically important thatyou all understand we are not currently seeing any measurable reduction in customer spending.”– Howard D. Schultz, CEO of Starbucks Corp “Makes for a confusing picture […]

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Multi-Unit Insights Q2 2022

May 28 2022

This edition of the Founders Advisors Multi-Unit market update includes: Founders looks forward to hosting the next Multi-Unit Summit in 2023, where we will once again welcome innovative leaders in the restaurant community to join us for another deeply rewarding experience. For more information on the event, and to join the waitlist for 2023, please reach out […]

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