Meet the Executive Team
N-Hance is led by a passionate executive team with decades of experience helping franchisees thrive and prosper
As a member of the HRI family of franchise brands, N-Hance Wood Refinishing benefits from the parent company’s proven track record of building category-leading franchise systems within residential and commercial services industries. HRI’s infrastructure and expertise in areas including research & development/innovation, marketing, training and coaching have allowed the company to grow franchise brands Chem-Dry® Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning (3,000 units across over 50 countries) and N-Hance® Wood Refinishing (more than 500 locations globally) into market leaders. And it’s in the process of doing the same thing with Delta Disaster Services, the award-winning property restoration franchise system that has carved out several core competitive advantages within the restoration industry.
Get to know the visionary N-Hance executive team that is shaping the future of the wood refinishing industry:
Dan Tarantin, COO of Belfor
Dan, named COO of BELFOR Franchise Group in October 2019, has extensive experience helping services companies grow and succeed, both as an investor and an operator. Previously, he served as President and CEO of Jackson Hewitt Tax Service and has been involved with several other home services and franchise businesses, including Century 21 and Coldwell Banker.
Kelly Jensen, President of N-Hance
Kelly oversees business support services for N-Hance’s franchisees, including training and business coaching programs designed to improve performance and the implementation of software improvements designed to make business easier and more profitable.
Tyson Blais, Director of Franchise Support
Abby Baker, Director of Marketing
Abby has over 16 years of marketing experience. Her strengths lie in developing brand strategies for long term growth and consumer awareness, exploiting marketing channels and supporting product launches and new strategic investments. Her experience includes providing marketing support for several franchise, co-op and retail-based brands. Wherever she’s gone, Abby has increased ROI using data-driven marketing and Market research, growing brand awareness with PR and brand integration.
D’Wayne Tanner, Senior Vice President of Franchise Sales
D’Wayne has a deep background in franchising, with over 20 years in the industry, having worked with national brands such as Taco Bell, Wendy’s, Ruby Tuesday and Focus Brands (Carvel, Cinnabon, Schlotzsky’s and Moe’s Southwest Grill). In addition, he has his share of entrepreneurial experiences including partnering in the operation of a fundraising coupon book, called City Saver, in several cities in the Southeast.
David Luke, Franchise Sales Director
David has over six years in franchise experience. He was the founder of Two Maids Franchising and has held numerous roles in franchise leadership including VP of Franchise Development and COO. David joined the N-Hance family in 2018 and currently serves as our Director of Franchise Development. He is a relationship builder and problem solver who loves the franchising business model and helping candidates pursue their dreams.
Riley Petersen, Franchise Sales Director
Riley has been with N-Hance since 2013. In his role as Franchise Development Director, he is responsible for qualifying, educating, and engaging potential N-Hance franchisees. Riley brings a passion for developing relationships, franchising and the desire to find the best opportunity for every candidate.