Kathy Derken

Lead Qualifier

Kathy started her career in franchising because of the love she has in changing people’s lives. 8 years ago she began her journey at Edible Arrangements first corporate office in Wallingford, CT. As she began to learn about the franchise industry, she knew she had found her passion in lead qualification and generation. Nothing is as exciting to her as being that first impression of a brand and seeing someone reach their lifelong dreams.

Kathy is a seasoned and accomplished lead qualifier having worked with Edible Arrangements, Kahala Brands, Best Life Brands and Look Good Brands. Bringing each one of these franchisors to the highest level of lead qualification.

Kathy joined the Franchise FastLane team in 2020 as a Lead Qualification Specialist. She is excited to be a part of an amazing team and a fast growth company.

She is currently based in Guilford, CT and plans to relocate with her family to Arizona in 2021. In her free time, Kathy loves Pilates, traveling, and going on long walks with her husband and dog, Brooklyn. She also loves to go hiking and kayaking.