Franchise Executive Search

Finding Talented Franchise Executives is Your Key to Business Success

Successful franchise brands choose Blue Rock Search because we find you the right leaders for key executive-level positions. Led by Practice Leader and franchising expert, Nancy Estep-Critchett, Blue Rock Search is an MBE Certified firm specilizing in filling C-suite, director, and executive roles for both established and emerging franchises.

Nancy and her team identify and connect top talent with your franchise and quickly find the right person to fit your culture and goals. They have a track record of success serving clients in a wide range of industries.

Expand Your Talent Pool By Partnering with Blue Rock

Potential franchisees evaluate your management team when they evaluate their options. You get the growth you seek when you have a leadership team inspiring trust and confidence. To find the best leaders, franchise organizations must reach beyond the limitations of personal relationships, referrals, and job ads.


Blue Rock has over 10,000 franchise industry contacts. By tapping into our relationships, you expand your talent pool and people possibilities, eliminating the problems caused by a limited selection of candidates. Along with finding the right person for your organization, we work with you on positioning to attract the best talent in your market and win as the employer of choice.


Franchising is a highly competitive market. Blue Rock Search ensures you find the right person for key roles to create velocity and growth.

Recent Franchise Executive Searches for High Performing Achievers

Blue Rock Search has worked with both established and emerging franchise groups on franchise executive search. Our recent placements include:

Practice Leader

Nancy has more than twenty five years of successful working experience as a business advisor and executive recruiter in the franchising industry. With direct engagement in all functional areas including Franchise Sales, Real Estate/Construction, Operations, Marketing and International Development, Nancy has placed hundreds of C level and Director level candidates into franchises at all stages of growth.

Meet Our Franchising Team

Meet Our Franchising Team

Nancy Estep-Critchett

Founder & Franchise Practice Leader

Bryan Vass

Director of Research and Sourcing

Dawn Russell

Director, Executive Search

Michelle Middleton

Director, Executive Search

Recent Placements

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