The Franchise Consulting Company – Mariel Miller

Mariel is an accomplished franchise executive, organizational effectiveness consultant and speaker. With a unique blend of 25 years’ experience in the franchise environment and an expert understanding of high-performance talent engineering – she is able to combine a research-based understanding of people, performance and profitability for some of the most recognized names in franchising today.

Mariel shares best practices in assessing and measuring high- potential individuals and creating high-performance cultures in organizations large and small. Her dynamic style serves the individual as well, as a thoughtful consultant to entrepreneurs, start-ups and people in life and career transition. As a professional speaker, her keynotes and workshops include topics such as: Coaching for Breakthrough Work Performance, The Architecture of High- Performance Franchise Success, The Human Dynamics in Sales Effectiveness and Producing Results, to name a few.

Expert in helping individuals find and evaluate entrepreneurship and franchising, “Finding Your E-Spot – A Woman’s Guide to Exploring the Entrepreneur” talks, training and coaching is gaining popularity with individuals exploring business ownership and who are newly independent. Mariel, who holds an MA in Organizational Change & Effectiveness, has been published in Franchise-Update Magazine, The Area Developer and HR Quarterly. In 2004, Mariel launched The Franchise Advisor,, a consulting practice where she focuses on helping franchisors and small businesses owners maintain their focus on people, performance and profits, and helps aspiring entrepreneurs explore franchising. Her strategic partners include respected consulting firms specializing in Performance Management, Benchmarking & Assessment, and of course Franchising.

Mariel enjoys being a resource for local SCORE chapters in NY and NJ and living at the shore in Monmouth County with her two beautiful teenage daughters.