R. Scott Urban
Patrol Services International Regional Developer
International Franchise Solutions Regional Developer
is a motivated entrepreneur who saw immediate opportunities to fulfill the demand for growth through innovative franchise concepts.
In October 2005, R. Scott Urban founded Urban Enterprises, Inc. to develop premiere and master franchise brands in the Midwestern markets.
team of franchise coaches focus on architecting new branding strategies to assist business owners with their franchising expansions.
In addition to working directly with franchisors, Scott's ultimate passion is working with individuals who are looking for the right franchise concept to fulfill dreams of business ownership.
Massage Envy branded therapeutic clinics and SPAs was one of the first premiere brands incorporated into the Urban Enterprises
From 2005 to 2013 Scott
was responsible for maintaining and promoting the integrity of Massage Envy, investigating the qualifications of prospective franchise owners and developing progressive training programs for the franchise owners and the employee teams.
Scott's development area had grown to 23 Massage Envy therapeutic clinics and saw a 174% annual growth with over $22.5 million in annual sales and created over 600 new desirable jobs.
As Regional Developer for International Franchise Solutions (IFS), Scott works with business owners looking to start franchising, expand through licensing or existing franchises that are considering expansion into new markets.
Through this process, Scott
performs many feasibility studies to assure that new brands introduced into the franchise community are desirable systems for long-term success that will sell.
As Regional Developer for Patrol Services International (PSI), Scott is responsible for designing, developing and operating the PSI brand for the Central Ohio markets as well as investigating the qualifications of prospective franchise owners.
works extensively to grow the PSI brand through process improvement, marketing strategies, evaluating and beta testing new services and develops ongoing auditing and training programs.
Prior to establishing Urban Enterprises, Inc, Scott had over 13 years of experience in information technology management at the enterprise level for the national health insurance corporation as well as five years as a Deputy Chief for a non-profit dive rescue and recovery team