Rick Villalpando

The Franchise Whisperer

Published on: January 18, 2017

Rick Villalpando, Senior Vice President Business Development at RAMMP Hospitality Brands, sees himself not just as a seller of franchises, but as a small businessman, a tour guide and an illuminator. Over the course of his career, Rick has been integral to the success of some of the largest casual dining brands in Canada and …

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4 Ways Millennials and Baby Boomers Make the Dream Team

Published on: June 23, 2016

Baby boomers are entering their encore careers at the same time millennials are breaking into theirs, and both generations are looking for work that is meaningful. Millennials are now the largest generation in the Canadian workforce. And Statistics Canada reports that the number of seniors staying in the workforce was 25.5 percent in 2013, jumping …

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RAMMP Revamps Mr. Mikes

Published on: February 1, 2015

Mr. Mikes, the brand that won the west, revamps under RAMMP Hospitality Brands. The RAMMP team was able to harness the changing consumers preferences towards mid-scale, casual chains to create the new Mr. Mikes SteakhouseCasual. See more to the story, here.

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