We help emerging franchisors accelerate their momentum


Franchise Momentum Projects


Engaged Franchisees

Are your franchisees taking active responsibility and participating at their highest level? Get the answers with Ascend’s unique, confidential survey tool. Then take the right action to unleash the power of your most critical resource.

Project: ENGAGED


Elevated Operations

Your franchisees’ personal skills in sales, operations and customer service is the strongest driver of whether they are at the top or bottom of your performance ranking. Our team has the assessment tools and training systems to elevate your team.

Project: EQUIP


Expanding Revenues

Leaving the local marketing decisions in the hands of your franchisees is a big risk. Our team can create user-focused web experiences, results-driven search engine strategies and impactful social media campaigns that will drive your units’ revenue performance.

Project: F.U.E.L.


Attracting Candidates

Bring your recruitment strategy and execution into alignment with the buying journey expectations of your Millenial and Gen-Y candidates. This multi-faceted project covers candidate qualification, sales funnel, web presence and sales training.

Project: F.A.S.T.


Converting to Franchising

Take your business to the next level of accelerated growth. The Ascend team will be your guide  to harness the power of the franchise model and to avoid the hidden pitfalls.

Project: UPSCALE


Transforming Leadership

Running a growing franchise places increasing demands on the shoulders of the franchisor that far exceeds what was required of them when they operated a single location. Ascend has a talented coaches to assist your personal path to growth.

Project: COACH

Franchise Momentum Products


Candidate Qualification

With this online survey tool you can effortlessly score each candidate to predict how well they will actually perform if awarded a franchise. It covers the seven dimensions critical for franchisee success.

Product: The FranchiZe Profile


Franchise Collaboration

Give your franchisees their go-to dashboard to read the latest news, post discussions, review the operations manuals and training modules.  

Product: zeeHIVE


The Ascend Team


Marietta Snetsinger

Founder / Principal

Marietta’s passion is to help entrepreneurs to see their business expansion ambitions come to life. She has hustled on the inside at M+M Food Market and Baskin Robbins and is a proven catalyst for change and renewal alongside dozens of emerging franchises.


Tel: (519) 212 0309



Brett Johnson


Brett is an architect of change that truly matters. He has designed and deployed digital platforms for over 20 franchise enterprises to empower them to elevate their game in development, financials, consumer CRM, field audits, training and collaboration.


Tel: (647) 991 9090



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