Mike and Leah Morrell own an East Coast Wings and Grill franchise in Lynchburg, VA that they bought in 2018. They sat down with Franchise Business Review to tell us more about their franchising experience. To read the full article click here.
East Coast Wings + Grill experienced robust growth in 2018 as existing franchisees upgraded their restaurant design and purchased additional territories. In addition, the rising full-service restaurant franchise – known for its wing flavor combinations and family-friendly menu – continues to attract interest from new franchisees ready to invest in the re-engineered, redesigned ECW+G’s long-term […]
East Coast Wings + Grill founder and CEO Sam Ballas is a man of many talents. Before becoming CEO of the successful concept, he worked in everything from investment banking to estate planning, with various careers in real estate. Although he worked for many years in these different verticals, he’s also spent his entire life […]
Mike Burkhart spent 10 years as a vacuum cleaner salesman in North Carolina, where he went door-to-door and worked off referrals. As the economic landscape began to slump before the 2008 recession, Mike questioned his commission-based job and started to think about a new line of work. “I thought if I could work in a […]