Expert Details

Expert in Franchising, Licensing, Dealership, Distributorship and Affiliate Chain Distribution Channels Domestic and International

Expert ID: 734966 California, USA

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Legal Support Experience:
 Comprehensive Discovery
 Coherent Report Structure
 Deposition Preparation & Appearance
 Confident and Prepared Witness Trial Appearance


Channels of Distribution Experience:
 Franchise Networks
 Licensing Networks
 Dealership Chains
 Distributor Chains
 Private & Public Company-Owned Businesses
 Joint Venture Chains
 Global Technology Transfer


Industries Experience:
 Automotive
 Commercial, Residential, and Disaster Restoration Cleaning Services
 Eco-Green Environmental Products & Services
 Fitness Gyms and Martial Arts Studios
 Hospitality – Hotels, Restaurants & Banquet Facilities
 Medical Services - Optometry, Audiology, and Clinical Blood Laboratories
 Establishing Medical Care Chain Networks Through Utilization of Stark Law “Safe Harbor” Regulations
 Online Home-Delivery Prepared Meal Service
 Party Entertainment & Games
 Professional Services - Legal & Accounting
 Real Estate Development, Brokerage & Management – Commercial & Multifamily Residential
 Retail Jewelry Chains
 Retail Nutrition Chains
 Retail Packaging, Shipping, and Private Mail Box Stores
 Retail Women’s Fashion Clothing, Handbags & Accessories
 Industry-University Collaborations & Global Technology Transfer
 Valuing Public and Closely Held Franchise Companies for Franchisor and Franchisee Businesses


Industries Consulting Experience:
 Automotive
 Commercial, Residential, and Disaster Restoration Cleaning Services
 Eco-Green Environmental Products & Services
 Fitness Gyms and Martial Arts Studios
 Hospitality – Hotels, Restaurants & Banquet Facilities
 Medical Services - Optometry, Audiology, and Clinical Blood Laboratories
 Establishing Medical Care Chain Networks Through Utilization of Stark Law “Safe Harbor” Regulations
 Online Home-Delivery Prepared Meal Service
 Party Entertainment & Games
 Professional Services - Legal & Accounting
 Real Estate Development, Brokerage & Management – Commercial & Multifamily Residential
 Retail Jewelry Chains
 Retail Nutrition Chains
 Retail Packaging, Shipping, and Private Mail Box Stores
 Retail Women’s Fashion Clothing, Handbags & Accessories
 Industry-University Collaborations & Global Technology Transfer
 Valuing Public and Closely Held Franchise Companies for Franchisor and Franchisee Businesses


Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1980 Degree: BS Subject: Accounting Institution: California Western University
Year: 1982 Degree: MBA Subject: Business Institution: California Western University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1976 to 1988 Employer: The Kosnar Group Title: President/CEO Department: Franchise Consulting Responsibilities: Manage consulting practice, conduct client due diligence, and approve client for engagement.
Years: 1989 to 2018 Employer: Self Employed Title: Managing Partner Department: Expert Witness/Litigation Support Responsibilities: Legal Support:
 Comprehensive Discovery
 Coherent Report Structure
 Deposition Preparation & Appearance
 Confident and Prepared Witness Trial Appearance

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1989 to 2018 Country / Region: Asia, Europe, Australia, Canada, Mexico, Peru, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa Summary: Establishing channels of distribution and global technology transfers

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
From 2010 to 2012, Expert, in a collaborative effort between the University of San Diego (USD) and the World Trade Center (WTC), and the Ahlers Center for International Business (USD), promoted international franchising by sending MBA and undergraduate business students abroad to complete in-country internships. The students are trained by Expert and his company's staff to conduct workshops and symposiums to cultivate a better understanding of franchising within the business community in each of the foreign countries visited.

He has appeared as a guest lecturer at the University of Illinois, Elmhurst College and AICPA seminars and workshops to present continuing education course material about franchising, licensing and alternative growth strategies. Expert is an honors graduate of California Western University earning a BS and MBA degrees. He also attended DePaul University, School of Law, in Chicago, Illinois.

Expert is active in several Eco-Green-Clean-Environment programs and is a Board Member of the Solana Beach ECO Rotary Club Charitable Foundation that provides funding for clean water and sanitation systems in Cambodia and Africa.
Licenses / Certifications
Illinois Real Estate Broker
Securities License
Awards / Recognition
Graduate of Rotary International Leadership Institute

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
 Automotive
 Commercial, Residential, and Disaster Restoration Cleaning Services
 Eco-Green Environmental Products & Services
 Fitness Gyms and Martial Arts Studios
 Hospitality – Hotels, Restaurants & Banquet Facilities
 Medical Services - Optometry, Audiology, and Clinical Blood Laboratories
 Establishing Medical Care Chain Networks Through Utilization of Stark Law “Safe Harbor” Regulations
 Online Home-Delivery Prepared Meal Service
 Party Entertainment & Games
 Professional Services - Legal & Accounting
 Real Estate Development, Brokerage & Management – Commercial & Multifamily Residential
 Retail Jewelry Chains
 Retail Nutrition Chains
 Retail Packaging, Shipping, and Private Mail Box Stores
 Retail Women’s Fashion Clothing, Handbags & Accessories
 Industry-University Collaborations & Global Technology Transfer
 Valuing Public and Closely Held Franchise Companies for Franchisor and Franchisee Businesses
Marketing Experience
History
Expert's company has been developing and selling franchises since 1976. During the past 35 + years, they have sold hundreds of franchises for franchisers around the world. Throughout the history of his group, they have prided themselves on their ability to help franchisers to accurately appraise the value of franchise units; attract screen and interview qualified candidates; arrange adequate financing; adamantly adhere to the intricacies of state and federal franchise regulations; perform a "Review of Sale" to ensure that the proper information has been exchanged with all clients; and avail themselves to the new franchisees and the franchisers for years after the successful conclusion of the transaction.

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