Once Upon a Mattress:
Buying and Growing a Manufacturing and Retail Franchise
July 17, 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
A few years ago, Eric Ginn was in corporate America. Now, he owns Verlo Mattress factory stores that manufacture and sell quality mattresses across the western and southern suburbs. Learn more.
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Illinois Institute of Technology -- Wheaton, IL Campus
First Floor -- Room 166
201 East Loop Road
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Verlo Mattress of Naperville
6:30 - 7:15 PM: Networking
7:15 - 8:45 PM: Program
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Bill Wentz (XP-57), '88
630-527-8552, ext. 304
Just a few years ago, Eric Ginn was seeking to leave corporate America to operate his own business. Now, he owns and runs the regional Verlo Mattress factory store franchise covering most of the western and southern Chicago suburbs.
You probably have heard the radio commercials for Verlo Mattress or passed some of the Verlo stores. As a Verlo franchisee. Eric�s company manufactures and sells the best-made affordable mattresses in the country.
Come, hear Eric talk about how he:
- Found an opportunity to buy an established franchise that had been floundering
- Stabilized the deteriorating employee morale and business situation
- Transformed the business into one of the fastest growing Verlo franchises in the country
- Met the challenges of moving from a large corporate environment to the world of owning his own business
Eric has his MBA from the University of Chicago GSB and has been a frequent attendee of the Entrepreneurial Roundtable.
President, Verlo Mattress of Naperville
Eric has his MBA from the University of Chicago GSB and has been a frequent attendee of the Entrepreneurial Roundtable