Patrick O’Connor is the HomeTask Brands of Service Director of Franchise Development and President of the Yellow VAN Handyman franchise system. As a Franchise Sales Consultant, Business Broker, Author and Nationally recognized speaker, trainer and coach that has presented in front of and worked with thousands of professionals during his career. He has been approved and certified to teach adult continuing education related topics in over 40 States. In his current position he serves the needs of hundreds of HomeTask franchise partners. Patrick recruits, trains and supports Development Agents within the HomeTask platform who in turn are responsible for not only finding the right candidates for business ownership but also tracking industry trends and implementing training programs to disseminate that information to franchisees. In addition Patrick is responsible for launching and coaching franchisees to success within his region. With his experience in business management, ownership and analysis as well as his record of leadership in the United States Marine Corps, he is uniquely qualified to fulfill his goal of helping entrepreneurs realize their potential and live their dreams.