Michael Seid

Michael is recognized as a leading authority on franchising and business expansion strategy. In addition to helping business owners franchise their companies, he also assists established franchisors, multi-unit companies, and multi-branded companies in tactical planning, franchise relations, crisis management, expert witness, litigation support, mergers and acquisitions, and the strategic restructuring of franchise systems.

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Kay Ainsley

Kay provides franchise feasibility assessment and franchise program development, structure, and strategy that enable clients to meet their objectives. She also provides valuable expertise to established franchisors on system expansion, enhancing franchisee performance, franchise relations, profitability, system compliance, and effectively instituting change.
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Marla Rosner

Marla consults franchisors at various stages of development, providing training design and development services as well as guidance regarding training infrastructure. For new franchisors Marla creates operations manuals, assists in systemizing operational procedures, and structures new franchisee training programs. For established franchisors, Marla assesses the effectiveness of current training, identifies training gaps, and designs programs to train store level personnel, as well as headquarters staff.

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Theresa Huszka

Theresa's focus is on providing our clients with franchise expansion expertise, strategy development and tactical execution for emerging and established  franchisors.  MSA's clients rely on her experience in the design, restructuring and implementation of franchise system growth strategies in the United States and internationally.  Therese also has extensive experience in restaurant management.  Working with our clients she focuses on operational efficiency and consistency,  customer retention and the development of sustainable brand loyalty throughout our clients company owned and franchised systems.

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Julie McBride

Julie provides extensive experience in the rapidly growing and evolving field of social franchising. Prior to joining MSA she served as Senior Social Franchising Advisor for a large global healthcare non-profit, overseeing 31 healthcare franchises in 30 countries. Julie is focused on advancing the field of global social franchising and, to that end, is actively engaged with the global community of practice.

Julie was recently profiled in Inc.'s 5 Innovative Consultants That Are Changing the World for her work with MSA in driving social impact ​via the franchising model.

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Andrew Seid

Andrew is an experienced advisor to franchisors and brings an important set of talents to MSA.  A litigator by training and a transactional lawyer from experience Andrew put aside the practice of law to work in the firm his father founded.  Blending a unique knowledge of franchise law with experience in business and consulting for franchisors gives Andrew a unique perspective when assisting our clients.

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