Jeff “The Machine” Mathews
SVP Franchise Development
Jeff serves as the Senior Vice President of Franchise Development and has brought on nearly 600 new locations in his time at 9Round. He has spent the majority of his adult career in the franchise sector representing a multitude of brands, since beginning his franchise journey in 2001. He has been involved in strategic development, new sales of existing brands, startups, conversions, re-sales and overall brand development. Jeff has executed over 1000 franchise licenses in his career and is a major component in the development of the 9Round brand.
As a franchise salesman, he fell in love with the 9Round brand because of the investment level, quick ramp up, low overhead, solid validation, and excellent support offered to franchisees by the Home Office. His goal is to continue to spearhead the company’s development efforts and to help make 9Round a household name.
He resides in Phoenix, AZ with his wife, Christine. Together they have been blessed with four children, two sons and two daughters. Their son Tyler owns a successful hair salon in Scottsdale with his wife, Jessica. Kyle enjoys his dream career of working for a boutique banking firm in New York City. Their daughter, Jordan,is also living her lifelong dream career as a Nurse. In November 2010 they brought their daughter Justice into their lives, all the way from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Favorite quote: “The two most important days of your life are the day you were born, and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain
Favorite 9Round Move: Speed bag