Interview with a CEO
Interview with Daniel Stanton
Daniel Stanton is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Now Optics, which consists of optical retail brands My Eyelab and Stanton Optical. Under Stanton’s leadership, Now Optics is among the nation’s fastest growing, full-service optical retail companies. Due to its rapid growth over the past few years, the company’s store footprint has expanded to over 200 corporate and franchise locations in 27 states under the Stanton Optical and My Eyelab brands. In 2016, his visionary approach and desire to innovate led to Now Optics’ retail debut of ocular telehealth exams. Since then, Now Optics’ affiliated network of doctors have administered over 1.2 million telehealth eye exams nationwide.
Don Daszkowski of IFPG
Don Daszkowski is a serial entrepreneur and the Founder/CEO of IFPG, the industry’s leading franchise broker network. Through IFPG’s membership-based network, Don helps connect franchise professionals with the ultimate goal of putting hopeful entrepreneurs into successful franchise ownership. Along with his innovative team at IFPG, Don has raised the bar industry-wide in the franchise sales process. Don’s work through IFPG has received many accolades, including being named the top franchise broker network by Entrepreneur Magazine several years in a row.
Mark Amery of Gorilla Property Services
CEO, Mark Amery, has been in the Home Services Industry since the age of 18. I was about 25 years old when I decided to make that leap into Being My Own Boss. Scary stuff. Hard to make that jump, but once I did, I never looked back!