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Archive for the ‘Press Releases’ Category

Peter Holt Taking the Helm of Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie

on December 31st, 2012 Leave a Comment

I will remain as chairman and will devote more energy to veterans and franchise financing efforts   Today is my last day as president and CEO of Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie, two great brands that I have helped grow over the past five years. Chief Operating Officer Peter Holt, a longtime friend and colleague […]

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The Importance of Servant Leadership to a Franchise Organization

on October 24th, 2012 Leave a Comment

How to lead a team, earn respect and grow a business One reason why I love franchising is that it’s a perfect place to operate as a servant leader — someone focused on inspiring other people and helping them realize their goals. Leaders need to be able to inspire everyone around them to work toward […]

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Tasti D-Lite Celebrates 25th Birthday

on September 10th, 2012 Leave a Comment

It’s a wonderful day to be the CEO of an amazing company     Friday was officially “Tasti D-Lite Day” in New York City as Tasti D-Lite celebrated both its 25th birthday and the release of the new book I co-authored with Tasti D-Lite VP of Technology B.J. Emerson, The Tasti D-Lite Way. We gave […]

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Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie Waive Fees to Say ‘Thank You’ to Veterans, Applaud Other Efforts to Help

on July 13th, 2012 Leave a Comment

Waiver saves $30,000 in startup costs, and comes amid other efforts to help Marines are trained to leave no man behind, and I’ve made it a mission my entire career to help fellow veterans build better lives. I was chairman of the International Franchise Association in 2002 when we worked with the Veterans Administration to […]

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Jim Amos Tasti D-Lite CEO Named a 2012 Nashville Business Leader of the Year

on April 12th, 2012 Leave a Comment

Amos recognized at 2012 Business Leader of the Year Awards dinner. Press Release Jim Amos, CFE, chairman and CEO of Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie, will be honored with the Nashville Business Leader Legend Award at the 2012 Business Leader of the Year Awards dinner on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at the Brentwood Country Club. […]

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Jim Amos IFA Hall of Fame – Franchise Industry Pioneer and Tasti D-Lite CEO Inducted into Franchise Hall of Fame

on February 14th, 2012 Leave a Comment

  Jim Amos IFA – Franchise Hall of Fame 2012 ORLANDO, Feb. 2012 –  Former International Franchise Association Chairman Jim Amos, CFE, and Tasti D-Lite LLC chairman and chief executive officer, was named today to the IFA Hall of Fame during the association’s 52nd Annual Convention. “Jim is one of the most strategic thinkers in […]

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