Optivance 360 provides management, marketing and franchise consulting dedicated to assisting clients grow and attain their business goals and lift profitability. We attain exceptional results by working alongside clients to achieve their business plans and formulate strategies and tactics for accelerated growth. Our combination of expertise, skill and analytical and creative input is internationally renowned.
Our strategic advice and solutions have given clients such as Qantas, BASF, Agrevo, Aventis, Sakata, World Vision, Nanotek, Driving Miss Daisy and many others a market edge. Internationally Optivance 360 assists USA franchise brands seeking master franchisees in Australia www.******.** .
Optivance 360 will work with you to maximise the outcomes that you aim to achieve. Using our Group Advertising Agency you will have a convenient and cost effective solution you can use to attract more customers and increase profits.
Our areas of expertise are consolidated into the following main categories:
Management & Financial Services
Strategies to increase Profitability
Franchising with Global representation
Branding and Marketing Development and Fund Advice
For more information please refer to our website: www.******.** or contact the relevant member of our team at your earliest opportunity.
B.Com. H.Dip BDP. CA
Stan has an international track record across 30 countries managing professional services firms, as CEO of a large international franchised business and expense reduction consulting and radio personality. Having qualified as a chartered accountant, he established Gruzd Zets & Co, a boutique public accounting and audit practice in his native South Africa. After moving to Australia in 2000 he took management responsibility for the expansion of Expense Reduction Analysts (ERA) into a world leading cost containment consultancy with over 700 practitioners in 30 countries.
Stan has mentored and trained professionals and business owners and served as a director on boards in the USA, UK, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and Taiwan. Industries include Professional Services, IT, Mail Order, Property, Procurement, Mining and Metallurgy, Automotive, Travel, Insurance, Health, Pharmaceutical and more. Stan is a past director and regional president of The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, past Chairman of various Chartered Accounting bodies and has served on several professional, community, sports and advisory committees. - See more at: www.******.** or contact Stan at ****@****
B.Com. B. Acc. CA
Irvin is a chartered accountant whose busy career included acting as CFO of a major services and logistics company deploying a fleet of over 2500 vehicles and employing more than 30,000 people. Irvin has been instrumental in arranging finance and facilities to meet organizations’ capital expenditure and working capital requirements.
Irvin has facilitated the growth of several businesses in diverse industries via acquisition and grass roots development in such areas as manufacture, security, facilities management, insurance, micro-lending and more. Irvin has run a boutique accounting and advisory practice to service the needs and aspirations of early stage high growth businesses. His primary focus is to help develop the business foundations, install sound accounting and administrative systems and advising on raising capital to meet the needs of clients. - See more at: www.******.** or contact Irvin at ****@****
LLB; B.Ec. Notary Public
President – Global Development
Alan is a commercial lawyer, business deal negotiator, recognised franchise expert and international speaker with extensive involvement in national and international transactions.
Alan has wide commercial experience working with clients in commercial, franchising and business activities and Government and United Nations projects. Alan has advised leading businesses on global expansion and implemented these business plans nationally and internationally with a handpicked global team of experts.
Alan draws his experience from a diversified career which includes appointments to the Board of Directors of the Franchising Council of Australia (FCA), advisory board to the Barbara Hardy Institute for Sustainability and numerous Foundations and Professional Associations.
Alan has been recognised as a leader in the field of licensing, intellectual property and franchising with awards by the Franchise Council of Australia for special contributions given in 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012 including team leader for the prestigious award of best Franchising Supplier of the Year in both 2009 and 2010.
As a recognised expert in international business expansion, Alan has been invited to speak around the world at conferences in USA, Brazil, Europe and India.
See more at: www.******.** or contact Alan at ****@****
B.Econ (Hons) M. Comm. Ph.D
Alan’s strength lies in a combination of a diverse business experience at a senior level and advanced business skills in key areas, backed up with a doctorate in his area of expertise. Alan is recognised for innovative advice to highlight businesses’ marketing strengths and increase brand awareness. Alan implements his advice though creative writing and conceptualizing skills which fast track business expansion and revenue growth.
Alan has extensive experience in academic, client, advertising & marketing agency areas working a diverse client base of J. Walter Thompson, Bates, FCB, BASF, Agrevo, Aventis, Roussel, Qantas, Sakata, Shell Chemical, World Vision, Royal Copenhagen and many others in Australia and internationally. His clients value his exemplary client management skills, proactive approach and strategic solutions.
Before migrating to Australia, Alan owned and managed his own advertising and marketing agency in South Africa for 16 years. His expertise and experience in brand, marketing, communications, market research and strategy has added significant value to clients. Alan’s work contributed to Agrevo Environmental Health reaching the number one spot in a mature market and resulted in Qantas Loyalty launching the Aquire Loyalty Program.
In 2010 Alan was honoured by the CEO of the International Advisory Council for the Marketing Profession in Canada by his appointment as a member of the International Advisory Council.
Alan has been published in many business journals and has written many online articles and blogs.
A large percentage of new business has been on the basis of referrals, which bears testimony to the level of client satisfaction Alan has achieved. - See more at: www.******.** or contact Alan directly at ****@****