Tripp Templeton is the newest franchisee for Express Employment Professionals. Owner of the Valdosta, GA office, this lifelong resident brings a solid knowledge of the territory to Express. Raised in Valdosta, Tripp attended Valdosta State University and the Art Institute of Atlanta, where he earned an associate’s degree in culinary arts.
He served as marketing associate for Sysco Jacksonville, as executive chef for the UniHealth Magnolia Manor South, and owner and executive chef of Charlie Tripper’s Restaurant in Valdosta.
The Importance of Family
Tripp and his wife Jenny live in Valdosta with their three children: Ellen, Anne, and Major. They are active members of the First United Methodist Church and enjoy spending time with family, friends, and attending Georgia football games.
“Tripp has great knowledge of the area, which will be a very valuable asset when he takes over as owner,” said Michael Barnett, Express Franchise Director. “Tripp is very prompt and respectful. He seems determined and driven to be successful with Express and is very excited about this opportunity.
“Tripp is an avid learner and will constantly look for ways to improve his ownership and sales skills,” Barnett said.
Join the Team
It’s a great time to join Express! For new franchisees awarded between now and Dec. 31, 2014, Express Employment Professionals will pay up to $2,500 per month on the first year’s lease! This is a great way to kickstart your new Express office with a potential savings of up to $30,000. The staffing industry is booming, and Express was recently named the fastest growing major staffing company in the country. For more information on owning an Express franchise and receiving your first year’s lease for free, visit ExpressFranchising.com.