Director of Franchise Development

Ben Rickord

“Happiness is only real, when shared" - John Krakauer


Role at FastLane?

I help candidates navigate the discovery process to determine if franchising meets their personal and professional aspirations. I have the privilege of partnering with brands to bring incredible opportunities to potential franchisees.


Years in Franchising


Years with Franchise FastLane

What do you love most about franchising?

I enjoy being able to help people through the process of making major life decisions, with the ultimate goal of bettering their situation!

Tell us about your family...

I live in beautiful Denver, CO with my wife Abby and our incredibly spoiled dog, Lenny. We are both blessed to come from great families, meeting in our hometown of Sioux City, IA.


Hiking, Biking, Snowboarding, Camping, Golfing, and Concerts. I'm a sports junkie, being an athlete my entire life I enjoy competition. If I'm not being active, you can usually find me catching a show with my wife enjoying our shared love for music and the arts!



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