Fransmart Opens Regional Office in Scottsdale

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Dan Rowe, CEO of Fransmart.
Dan Rowe, CEO of Fransmart.

Leading franchise development firm opens in Scottsdale Quarter; Adds new staff

Fransmart Opens Regional Office in ScottsdaleScottsdale, AZ  (-)  Fransmart, the industry leading franchise development firm for emerging brands, has opened a regional office in North Scottsdale at the Scottsdale Quarter.

“My family and I have been coming to Scottsdale for years. Since the pandemic increased the need for flexible work arrangements, it finally dawned on me that I could run Fransmart from anywhere,” said Dan Rowe, CEO of Fransmart. “I didn’t have to wait for ‘someday’ to live where I wanted and have the lifestyle I wanted. And best of all, we haven’t missed a beat since moving to Scottsdale. We’re busier than ever.”

Fransmart is the development firm behind the franchise success of brands like Five Guys, The Halal Guys and Qdoba. The company is currently working with food celebrities Jon Taffer of Taffer’s Tavern and Fabio Vivano of JARS, along with brands like Rise, Brooklyn Dumpling Shop, Curry Up Now and more.

With the opening of the Scottsdale office, Fransmart has also hired two key positions.

Nate Amacher was added to the team as Director of Franchise Development. Amacher has over 20 years of experience in the restaurant industry helping grow various concepts, including opening 15 Yard House locations.

Dena Roché joined the Fransmart team as Director of Communications. She brings over two decades of experience in content marketing, public relations and branding to the role.

About Fransmart

As the leading franchise development firm in the country, Fransmart turns emerging restaurant concepts into successful national and global brands. Founded by Dan Rowe, the man who identified and grew brands such as Five Guys Burgers & Fries and QDOBA Mexican Grill from single unit businesses to the powerhouse chains they are today, Fransmart’s formula for success is finding emerging brands ripe for expansion and building successful multi-unit franchise businesses across the U.S. and globally. Fransmart’s current and past franchise development portfolio brands have opened more than 5,000 restaurants worldwide and facilitated franchise investments that have cumulatively generated 1-billion in revenue to date. For more information, visit, Facebook at, Twitter at, LinkedIn at and Instagram at

Dena Roché