GREENBELT, Md. — ZIPS Dry Cleaners has recently appointed Aaron Goldberg vice president of development, the company reports.
Goldberg brings more than 20 years of experience in operations, real estate and franchise development to his new position, having worked with brands such as Pizza Hut, Boardwalk Fries, AT&T Wireless and T-Mobile, according to ZIPS.
In his new role, Goldberg will be the principal point of contact on all matters relating to the development of new and existing locations along the East Coast, with strong emphasis on the Mid-Atlantic, according to the company. He will also oversee the identification and selection of new single- and multi-unit franchisees, as well as the real estate development for new and existing territories.
“Aaron will be a wonderful leader within our organization. He has already demonstrated that in the franchising industry, and we see a natural fit for him at ZIPS,” says company CEO Reid Bechtle. “His impressive background and experience in the franchise industry makes him a well-rounded and integral part of our organization. He will no doubt have a tremendous impact on our continued growth.”
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to head up franchise development for ZIPS, a company primed for expansion,” says Goldberg. “Strong franchisee support systems are in place and current franchise owners are seeing the rewards of being part of the ZIPS family. We are ready for significant growth.”
Goldberg attended the University of Maryland, where he studied business administration. He resides in Rockville, Md., with his wife and son.